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Kenyan Team To Contest Uganda Vintage And Classic Auto Show

Coastweek-- A team of Kenya motoring enthusiasts led by Peter Wanday, the Chairman of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club, will take part in the sixth edition of the Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show to be held on July 29th at the gardens of Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.

The event is open to cars made in 1992, or earlier.

This is the first time Kenya is being represented by a large number of 11 cars.

The oldest machine in this contingent is a 1959 Volkswagen Beetle of Steve Warui who will also be showing a 1968 Volkswagen Kombi.

Nguyo Milcinovic will compete in a 1965 Volkswagen Kombi and a 1966 Beetle.

Other participants include Michael Nyanjom with his 1970 Kombi, Martin Serem will contest in a 1972 Kombi, Peter Wanday will be in his 1980 BMW 320 and Daniel Biwott will display his 1985 Mercedes WD124.  Veteran Africa Concours competitor Paul Chemngorem has entered his 1981 BMW 316. 

Talking about the event, Peter Wanday said, “Daniel Biwott and I are regular competitors in this event which is Uganda’s version of our CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance.

 

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  Coastweek-- Coastweek-- UGANDA AUTO SHOW - A team of Kenya motoring enthusiasts led by Peter Wanday, the Chairman of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club, will take part in the sixth edition of the Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show to be held on July 29th at the gardens of Sheraton Hotel in Kampala. Peter will compete in this 1980 BMW 320 car.

Paul Chemngorem, Steve Warui, Daniel Biwott and I take part in the annual Concours and from our experiences we are hoping to earn prizes in the Uganda competition.”

“During the Uganda Auto Show vehicles are judged for cleanliness and condition.

“This highlights the standard of presentation with the emphasis on the body and exterior, interior, engine compartment, roadworthiness and tyre, wheel and hubcaps.”

“In 2015 my 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000 was the first Alfa to appear in the Uganda Vintage and Classic Auto Show.

“I was awarded the prize for the best entry from outside Uganda and Daniel Biwott’s 1985 Mercedes was well placed.

“Last year Kipchumba Chemngorem’s 1969 MGB GT sports coupe brought home the runner-up award.”

A total of 90 car entries are expected at this year’s event and will be parked in the beautiful and spacious grounds of the Sheraton Hotel with plenty of room for the judging team to assess each machine.

The panel of judges include Chris and Peter Hughes from Kenya who also officiate the Concours in Nairobi.

For three successive years, Bob Dewar, the Event Director of the CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance will be the official commentator of this classic Auto Show on July 29th.

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