Ammar “Bushy” Haq lost his KNRC Division Two champ-ionship lead
to club mate Sohanjeet Singh Puee after their home rally in
Mombasa, reports SAMSON ATEKA.
Both Sohan and
Ammar are itching to rev on their Nanyuki Rally debut this
weekend and this is what they had to say about their
behind-the-scenes division wars:
“Sohan and I are horses from the same MMC stable.
rivalry is basically a learning experience on discipline
retirement was a harsh reminder that in rallying anything
“I had an 18
point lead and so I was driving at moderate pace to
maintain that lead but the DNF threw us 7 points behind
Sohan so now it’s a toe to toe till the finish line.
changed the clutch and we are shaking down the car this
weekend and doing a final spanner check.
Coastweek -- Ammar Haq
[left] and Sohanjeet Puee engage in a friendly
division two war.
“I have never
driven Nanyuki or even set foot so it’s a totally new
experience to me.
“From what I
gather is that the stages are long so they must be very
demanding on consistency.”
said: “Nanyuki will be a technical rally for us as I’ve
never rallied in that area so I’m not well versed on the
terrain so we will approach it cautiously but we will also
have to maintain a good pace as we are still fighting for
the group s and division 2 championship.
“Imran Khan and my
fellow Coastarian Ammar have been driving superbly so the
division 2 and group s championship is not won yet but we will
definitely push to achieve our goal.”
KNRC Division 2
Standings after MMC Rally:
1. Sohanjeet Singh Puee 120.
2. Ammar Haq 113.