Motorsports in Nigeria is growing in leaps and bounds. Several automotive events and races have taken place in recent times and the huge crowds that participated or spectated at these events lend credence to the popularity of motorsports among Nigerians.
Among these events is the forthcoming Akure Auto Rally which is being done in collaboration with the Wuraola Golf Championship.
This car race will have two segments viz the SUV 4×4 offroad and saloon car road races. These will take place around the Smoking Hills Golf Course and around the Governor’s road respectively, both in Akure, Ondo State on the 11th of November, 2017.
There will also be stunts driving and musical performances by notable artists.
This event is riding on the success of the recent car race and golf championship that took place at the Lafarge compound, Sagamu, Ogun State earlier in the year.
REASONS WHY YOU JUST CAN’T MISS THIS EVENT
The prize money to be won has been tremendously increased to N2,000,000 as the winner takes home a whooping N250,000.
Preparations are in top gear to ensure that this forthcoming event is a blast.
More than 25 car racers have registered to slug it out in the different race categories.
The state government is also eager to welcome all and showcase the splendour of the state.
Lots of automobile aficionados will be in attendance so this forms a good platform to network with like minds.
This is an avenue for you to display your driving skills or watch skilled drivers push their cars to the thresholds.
Massive safety precautions are put in place for misadventures.
This is an opportunity to be the pioneers in motorsports activities in Nigeria.
The event is endorsed and supervised by the Automobile and Touring Club of Nigeria (ATCN), the Nigerian affiliate of the FIA – the international body regulating motorsports in the world.
What are you waiting for, get your stuff ready for the weekend blast of a lifetime.