Jas Mangat and Joseph Kamya have pulled out of Safari rally just four day to the event.
The Pili Pili Rally Team revealed that the car was not fit enough to face the Safari Rally challenge.
Mangat had earlier confessed to Kawowo Sports of the missing car parts which had delayed their whole preparations.
“The whole team is really depressed knowing we could not take part in Safari Rally. After the extensive preparations, the excitement about the event and ARC points
“We thought we could have the parts on time but it was not possible. So pulling out was the only option,” explained Joseph Kamya,Mangat’s co-driver.
The team however is not throwing away the ARC contention.
“It was not our making to miss out on this ARC round but it’s still in our plans to take on the remaining round as we try our best on the championship,” said Kamya.
Mangat is the second foreign crew to withdraw from Safari after Tanzania’s Ahmed Huwel.
Team Uganda now remains with five crews including Yasin Nasser, Christakis Fitidis, Duncan Mubiru, Kepher Walubi and Hassan Alwi.