Nations Trust Eliyakande Hill Climb tomorrow
The Eliyakanda Hill Climb organised by the Southern Motor Sports Club
and sponsored by Nations Trust Bank and Airtel will be conducted
tomorrow in Matar commencing 8.30p.m.
The organisers who also planned to conduct Beach Super Cross for
Motor ycles had to cancel this event as few funerals of victims who died
in the bomb blast in Godapitiya, Akuressa are to take place on Saturday.
According to organisers this event is sponsored by the Nations Trust
Bank for the second successive year. The days events comprise of 16
Motor cycle events and 19 motor cars and jeep events.
Racing experts can flex their muscles at the event considered to be
one of the most challenging and competitive hill climbs in the country.
Nations Trust Bank has a significant presence in Galle and Matara and
the Bank’s sponsorship of this event is certain to be of importance to
their customers in the region.
In the Car events all leading drivers in the Super car category
Aravinda Premadasa, Pasindu Pieris, Dinesh Jayawardena, Nishan
Weerasooriya, Shantha Suraweera, Dinesh Deheragoda are battling it out
to reign supreme on this day.
Meanwhile in other categories drivers who have made a name in Hill
Climbs Harsha Panduwawala, Ishraq Wahab, W.M.K. Wickramasinghe, Mahen
Madugalle, Dhammika Pieris, Darin Weerasinghe, Abeeth Danagala, Dinesh
Senanayake, Balasingham, Prasanna de Alwis, Rohan Fonseka, Paraneshwaran,
Upulwan Serasinghe, Anil Jayakody, Lanil Galaboda, Kumar Samarasinghe,
Nigel Perera, Mahinda Premaratne, Tharindu Lokuge, Janaka Dias, Sanjaya
Sedara Senarath, Missaka Naveen, Jagath Munasinghe, Chamika Ranathunga
and lady divers Lady Drivers Shehara Jayawardena, Janaki Allahapperuma,
Chinthika Lalani are expected compete.
In the Motor cycles events all eyes will be focussed on Gayan
Sandaruwan who is the champion for the last two years. Ithers who are
expected to pose a big threat to sandaruwan are Indika Gurusinghe, Tuan
Ossen, Ananda Wedisinghe, Dasanayakes, Ramal Pathiratne, Safraz Junaid,
Sarath Kumarasinghe, Maduranga Caldera and and many new comers for the
event. There is an event for the Kids too..
The co-sponsors for the event are National Lotteries Board, Brown &
Co Exide, Reborn Tee Shirts, FAW Trucks, Laufhs Oil, Oceania Projects,
Janashakthi Insurance, Petco Lanka