Vehicle Centre under its Motul brand has pumped a total of K53, 000 towards the hosting of the final round National Rally Championship this weekend.
The event dubbed Motul Rally has attracted 19 drivers including South African Guy Boteril.
Lusaka Motor Sport Club (LMSC) chairman Michael Daka said during a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday that the total budget for the event is K108, 000 and the organisers have so far raised K103, 000.
“We are only short of a K5, 000 otherwise we are 95 percent done with the budget,” he said.
As main sponsors, Motul has pumped K30, 000 cash and provided a vehicle for mapping as well as fuel for the officials.
Other sponsors include Cyber Guard that has pumped in K20, 000, L&J Fire Services with K12, 500, Pembe Milling with K10, 000 and Big Tree Beverages with K7, 000 among others.
Defending champion Muna Singh junior is part of the 19 drivers that have confirmed participation in final event of the 2019 calendar.
Muna co-drives with Sajid Khan in a Subaru Impreza.
Ndola-based driver Leroy Gomes who is currently leading the 2019 national rally table with 177 points will be up to seal his title chase.
Gomes who recently acquired a Ford Fiesta is navigated by his wife Urshilla.
Other top drivers on the list include former African champions Mohammed Essa and Jassy Singh among others.