Serunjogi Julious Hans, A Driving Force for Change in Ugandan Motorsports


By Mwambazi Lawrence

Serunjogi Julious Hans, hailing from the lineage of Lt. Gen Dr. Semakula in Mbuya/Mutungo Nakawa Division, has set his sights on the prestigious role of Vice President in the Federation of Motorsports Clubs of Uganda. Born on August 14, 1983, Julious’s journey into the world of motorsports traces back to his childhood days in Mukono, where the family farm served as his initial training ground under the mentorship of the late Grace Lubega.

The spark that ignited Julious’s passion for motorsports was witnessed at Nakisunga Kyagwe, where he was captivated by the prowess of the late Grace Lubega, laying the foundation for his future endeavors in the sport. His immersion deepened as he ventured into navigating in 2004, teaming up with GT Bakuba in a Toyota Levin, and achieving the remarkable feat of clinching the 1st runner-up position for the 2WD championship.

Throughout his illustrious career, Julious navigated a fleet of talented drivers, including GT Bakuba, Ismael Ortega, Edson Mugereza, Richard Oluga, Richard Mandu, Mansoor Sanya, Sgt Lule, Jonas Kansiime, the late Wilbert Pole pole, Shafiq Male, Koyesiga, and many others. With 63 trophies and 6 medals proudly adorning his collection, Julious’s impact on the motorsports arena is undeniable.

Driven by a desire to address institutional voids in management, Julious has embarked on a bold transition into motorsports administration. His overarching goal is to bridge the existing gaps between fans, drivers, and motorsports administrators, leveraging his extensive corporate experience to elevate the sport’s profile and popularity within Uganda.

Julious’s strategic vision revolves around three key objectives:

1. Promoting and Professionalizing the Sport: Julious aims to instill a culture of professionalism within the motorsports community, elevating its standards and fostering an environment of excellence.

2. Widening Activities to Corporate Entities: Recognizing the symbiotic relationship between motorsports and corporate entities, Julious plans to expand the sport’s activities by forging partnerships with diverse corporate entities within Uganda and beyond.

3. Promoting to Stakeholders, Including the Government: Julious is committed to building bridges with all stakeholders, including government bodies. By showcasing the positive impact of motorsports, he aims to garner support and recognition at all levels of governance.

In summary, Serunjogi Julious Hans emerges as a dynamic candidate with a clear vision for the future of motorsports in Uganda. His journey from a passionate fan to a seasoned navigator reflects a deep-rooted commitment to the sport, and his aspirations for the Vice President position signal a promising era for the Federation of Motorsports Clubs of Uganda. As he steers towards this new chapter, Julious stands poised to drive significant positive change and usher in a new era of excellence in Ugandan motorsports.

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