2024 National Motorcross : FMU unveils 50 million shillings sponsorship boost from Vivo Energy Uganda towards Championship


On Wednesday 19th June 2024, Vivo Energy Uganda announced a significant sponsorship package worth fifty million Ugandan shillings for the 2024 National Motor Cross Championship.

The deal was unveiled at a press conference held at the Vivo Energy Uganda Head Office in Muyenga – Kampala

It includes cash, lubricants, media coverage, and equipment for the successful organisation of the championship.

This was done ahead of the fifth race scheduled to take place at Busika Adventure Park on 23rd June 2024.

It underscores Vivo Energy’s dedication to nurturing talent and fostering the growth of Motor Cross Uganda.

Speaking at the event, Johan Grobbelaar, Managing Director of Vivo Energy Uganda, said

“We are proud to support the Motor Cross championship and the talented riders. Our contribution is not just about sponsorship but also about empowering everyone in the sport to achieve their dreams and promoting Uganda’s sporting excellence.”

“We will offer riders Shell Advance, our premium motorcycle engine oil, and our performance fuel, Shell V-Power, for their bikes so they can enjoy peak performance and compete favourably.” He concluded

The Honourable Jimmy Akena, President of the Federation of Motor Sports Uganda, commended Vivo Energy Uganda’s sponsorship of the Motor Cross championship:

“This generous sponsorship from Vivo Energy Uganda is a significant boost for the Motor Cross championship.”

“It reflects a shared vision of promoting and developing motorcross sports in Uganda.”

“We are grateful for their support, which will undoubtedly enhance the quality of the event and provide a platform for our riders to showcase their skills,” said Honourable Akena.

Francis Kayoki, Lubricants Sales Manager at Vivo Energy Uganda, said:

“The Motor Cross championship is a showcase of incredible talent, skill, and determination. It brings together riders and fans from all over Uganda, uniting us in our love for this thrilling sport.”

“At Vivo Energy Uganda, we will provide Shell Advance and Shell V-Power fuel for riders to ensure their bikes are in peak condition to compete favourably.”

“We offer Shell Advance, a 4T stroke engine motorbike lubricant that is designed with active cleansing to ensure complete bike protection in extreme temperature conditions for ultimate performance”

Whether on the racetrack or the roads, safety is paramount. We encourage all participants and attendees to prioritise safety, and we wish the bikers all the best.”

To Busika Park any rider will pass by Shell Kasangati, Shell Gayaza, Shell Bugema, and Shell Mpererwe and service your boda with Shell Advance to win some Shell V-Power fuel and branded merchandise.

The 2024 Motor Cross Championship promises to be an exciting event, bringing together riders and fans from across the country.

With the support of Vivo Energy Uganda, the championship aims to set new standards in the sport and inspire a new generation of riders.

About Vivo Energy.

Vivo Energy is the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Uganda.

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