A Tribute to Mik Mosh Nassanga, A Rally Fan Who Lived Life with Passion and Joy


By Mwambazi Lawrence

On September 16, 2023, the motorsport community lost one of its brightest stars. Mik Mosh Nassanga, an ardent rally fan, passed away while giving birth to her second child, Inaya Namata Nassanga. Today, on what would have been her birthday, we honor her memory and celebrate the vibrant life she lived, even as we mourn her untimely departure.

Mik Mosh forever in our hearts and always in the fast lane.

Mosh was a well-known figure in the rally scene, her presence a constant and uplifting force at events both near and far. She was not just a spectator but a part of the very fabric that made the rally community what it is. Her infectious energy and unwavering support for the Kikankane Rally Team were legendary. Alongside her fellow enthusiasts, known affectionately as WRX Mugerwa and Shamim, Mosh defended her beloved team with unmatched fervor, embodying the true spirit of a die-hard fan.

Honoring the ultimate fan whose love for rally never wavered.

Her friends and fellow rally enthusiasts remember her as the person to turn to for a joke even when the day seemed bleak. Mosh had a unique gift for lifting spirits. She always had a joke or a kind word ready, ensuring that anyone who approached her left with a smile. Her laughter was contagious, her enthusiasm boundless, and her kindness knew no limits. It is these qualities that  left an indelible mark on the hearts of those who knew her.

Mik Mosh (in red) sharing a moment with other rally fans in one of the events.

The rally fraternity, still grappling with the void left by her absence, we take a minute today not in sorrow, but in celebration of Mosh’s life. The fraternity honors her memory by keeping her spirit alive in their hearts and in their events. The engines roar a little louder  today not  in competition, but as a tribute to a fan who epitomized the passion and joy of the sport.

As we celebrate her birthday today, we also celebrate the life she lived. A life filled with passion, dedication, and an unwavering love for the sport and the people in it. The rally community is a family, and Mosh was a cherished member of that family. Her love for the Kikankane Rally Team and the sport itself was unwavering, and it is this passion that continues to inspire all who knew her.

Mik Mosh Having a moment of fun as Mr Katwalo cheers on

Inaya Namata Nassanga, born on the day her mother left this world, carries a legacy of love and passion. Though she will never meet her mother, she will grow up hearing tales of a woman who lived life fully, who loved deeply, and who brought joy to everyone she met. The rally community will ensure that Inaya knows her mother’s story, her dedication, and the profound impact she had on everyone around her.

We light candles, we share stories, and we rev our engines in Mik Mosh Nassanga’s honor. We remember her laughter, her spirit, and the joy she brought into our lives. As we celebrate her birthday, we do so with heavy hearts but also with gratitude for the time we had with her. Mosh’s legacy will forever be a part of the rally community, her memory driving us forward, reminding us to find joy in the moment and to cherish the bonds we share.

Mik Mosh (R) shares a moment with the former FMU president Mr Dipu Ruparalia (C)

Mosh’s legacy is one of joy, passion, and an unbreakable bond with the rally community. Continue to Rest in peace, Mik Mosh Nassanga. Your light continues to shine in the hearts of all who knew you. Happy birthday, dear friend. You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten. Your spirit lives on in every race, every cheer, and every smile you brought to our faces. Thank you for the joy, the laughter, and the love. May you continue to rest in peace, and may your legacy inspire us all to live life with the same passion and joy that you did.

“We are here for a good time not for a long time”

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  1. I know the vibe pipo like Mik give us during rallies in Uganda all makes the game more fun , we pray for Inaya to grow up and receive the love the mother shared to all those around her R.I.P Mik

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