‘Head over Wheels’ motor rally to start from Colombo on June 23
The Colombo Malay Cricket Club (CMCC) will conduct their third annual
‘Head over Wheels’ Motor Rally on June 23 commencing at 1.00pm from
Padang Complex, Colombo 2. The rally has been organized as a part of
CMCC’s 140th and Sri Lanka Malay Association’s (SLMA) 90th anniversary
celebrations. This was revealed during a press briefing at the CMCC
There will be 35 amateur drivers taking part in the fun filled motor
experience and the route will span around nearly 100kms on urban and
suburban terrain. Driver and navigator will be the co-entrants while two
other assistants are also allowed in a vehicle.
The winner will be selected on best timing with the least debit
points where the contestants have to triumph over exciting obstacles and
mind joggling clues. CMCC President Yunus Raheem said that being the
oldest cricket club in the country CMCC has a rich heritage and also a
founder member of the country’s governing body of cricket, SLC. He
appreciated the sponsors who stepped forward to support the rally.
Briefing on their anniversary celebrations, Raheem said that they are
making plans to start a new cricket academy and the Malay rally with a
gala fashion show will be held in October.
Motor rally project Chairman Soekarno Ousmand said that the rally
will be an amazing experience for the amateur drivers.
blished to monitor the rally and attractive cash awards, trophies are
on offer for the winners.
“It’s not just the speed, but smart driving with a good teamwork,”
SLMA President Jurangan Majid wished the rally a success and
commended CMCC for helping develop sports, specially cricket, hockey and
Sepak Takraw over the years.
Janashakthi Insurance, DIMO, Motor Magazin, Holiday Resorts Travels
and Real Radio steeped forward to sponsor the event for the second
consecutive year while Sea Masters Pvt.Ltd and Metropolitan Agencies
joined in as sponsors this year.