Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR) and Asian Motor Racing Club (AMRC) was organized “Lions Top Speed” Championship at the Katukurunda Air Force Track, on Sunday (Sept 23) with over 280 competitors for 26 driving and riding events.
Aaron Gunawardena ages 15, ahead of all riders and won the Best Rider Title at the Championship.
Veteran motor racing champion Ashan Silva has won both SL-GT 3500cc races but unluckily he was unable to hold a crown as Best driver in the “Lions Top Speed” Because Organizers had suspended the result of second race according to the Aravinda Premadasa’s complaint.
17th Edition of Gajaba Supercross scheduled to be flagged off on 19th August
Gajaba Supercross 2018, the motor sports event patronaged by the Gajaba Regiment of the Sri Lanka Army in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Autosport Drivers Association (SLADA) is scheduled to be flagged off on 19 August 2018 at the motocross and gravel racing track, Home of Gajaba, Saliyapura, Anuradhapura. Major General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc, the Colonel of the Regiment of the Gajaba Regiment, presiding the media conference held at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo on Wednesday, 08 August 2018, emphasized that the Gajaba Supercross 2018 will serve the noble cause of raising funds for the enhancement of much needed infrastructure facilities at the Regimental Centre and to improve the well-being of the officers/soldiers of the regiment particularly focusing on differently abled personnel/their families and families of officers/ soldiers who were killed in action.
He was also humbled to pay his tribute to late Major General Gamini Gunasekara then Commandant of the Sri Lanka Military Academy for introducing motocross in Sri Lanka back in 1993 at Diyatalawa. According to him, this initiative has paved the way to race off the Gajaba Supercross in the year 1999 at Saliyapura, as the inaugural racing event in the North Central Province. Major General Shavendra Silva also paid his gratitude to Mr. Hans Ralf Karpinsky for designing the unique and the challenging track at Saliyapura. Major General Shavendra Silva and Major General Chargie Gallage being enthusiasts of motor racing, had assured their every effort to make Gajaba Supercross a reality at its inception.
As a Special segment of the agenda, Official web site of Gajaba Supercross launched by Major General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc, the Colonel of the Regiment of the Gajaba Regiment. Motor racing lover not only in sri lanka but also around the globe can access the Gajaba Supercross results, Photos,Videos and many more things using following web address.
The Gajaba Supercross has come leaps and bounds in the last years and is considered as the most looked forward to event in the motor racing calendar in Sri Lanka; giving thrilling experiences and spectators are gathered in numbers in every year to catch the glimpse of ace drivers and riders. Over 200 outstanding Motor car and Motorcycle competitors all over the island will showcase their skills through 24 events at the Gajaba Supercross 2018. Mr. Sanjaya Kariyawansa – the President of the SLADA and the Vice President Mr. Dilhan Jayawardane, Major General Chargie Gallage, Major General Nirmal Darmarathne, Major General Nisyanka Ranawana, Colonel Harendra Peiris and other Senior Officers from the Gajaba Regiment also presented at the occasion. Mr. Nasser Majeed – the CEO of Softlogic Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Bishri Lathiff – the Deputy General Manger of CEAT, Mr. Ravi Jayawardane – Group CEO Maliban Manufactories and Mr. Nai Rao – the Director TVS Lanka also attended at the press briefing and Major General Silva thanked them as well for extending their helping hands. The 17th edition of the event is hosted by the Softlogic Holdings PLC as the Main Sponsor at the esteemed invitation of the Major General Shavendra Silva and Ceat Kelani Tyres, Singer Sri Lanka PLC, TVS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Ltd and Maliban Manufactories (Pvt) Ltd will hold hands providing financial assistance as the Co-Sponsors. There are several other special sponsors who are willingly extended their generous sponsorships to make event a grand success and the Kaputa Racing and Channel Eye will be the Media Partners for the event.
The 8th edition of the Cavalry Supercross, one of the most anticipated events in Sri Lanka’s motor racing calendar, is set to flag off on 8th July 2018 at the Cavalry Supercross race track in Pangolla, Kurunegala in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR). Organized by the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC).