Long time Zambia Motor Sport Partner Madison Insurance Company has come through for the rally commission in unavailing their package towards the Gomes Pembe Zambia International Rally.
Speaking at a press briefing held at Madison General Insurance head office, managing director Mr. Chabala Lumbwe said Madison will offer insurance cover for the over 200 officials and competitors taking part in the event.
He further praised Zambia Motorsport Association for being consistent in bringing African titles to Zambia with the likes of Muna Senior, Muhammed Essa and recently Jassy Singh. He also pointed out that Madison General Insurance will continue to work with Zambia Motor Sport Association in identifying and promoting young driving talent as they have done in the past.
And ZMSA president Mr. Sam Chingambu thanked Madison Insurance for the continued support rendered to it through the annual insurance cover for the Zambia international Rallies.
Speaking at the same event, the deputy clerk of course Mr. Elmand Gumboh said all necessary steps have been put into place to ensure that Spectator safety is adhered to. With the coming on board of RTSA to man some spectator points.
With less than 10 days remaining till the rally flags off, expectations are for the organising team to ran a smooth rally. This event will also see international observers coming to Zambia to see how Zambia organises and runs its rallies.
The motor rally, being called the Gomes Pembe Zambia International rally 2017 will be held from 21st to 22nd October 2017. This will also save as the final round of the 2017 Africa rally Championship.
By: Chalo Mfune
ZMSA Media Contributor