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SMSC 20th anniversary celebrations, a pledge of gratitude and pride

Joint winners of SMSC’s 20th Anniversary Members’ Day Rally with their awards
Joint winners of SMSC’s 20th Anniversary Members’ Day Rally with their awards

The Southern Motor Sports Club (SMSC) celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a Members’ Rally and a gala Members’ Night where they also felicitated founder members, past committee members, government institutions, journalists and fellow motor sports clubs including Sri Lanka Automobile Sports that have supported SMSC throughout the past 20 years.

“The SMSC with a membership of over five hundred is the strongest and fourth oldest functioning motor sports club in Sri Lanka” said incumbent President and founding Treasurer of SMSC Assar Hameem welcoming guests and members to the Members Night at the Pearl Cliff Hotel, Matara on November 25. “SMSC organizes two annual fixtures on Sri Lanka’s motor racing calendar namely the Southern Rally and the Southern Eliyakanda Hill Climb. Rally Sri Lanka, a speed rally conducted to FIA standards first held in 2016 is tipped to be the club’s third annual event!.

“We are very grateful to all our members, government institutions, journalists, Sri Lanka Automobile Sports and the other motor sports clubs in the island that have supported us since the inception of SMSC in .... ”, Hameem added.

Rajith Uluwita navigated by Sarindu Gamage and Chamath Palliyaguru navigated by Buwaneka Bandaranayike with two debit points each were adjudged joint champions of the Members’ Day TSD Rally held same day morning. Rachitha Pasan navigated by Thiraka Gamage were placed third.

Special invitees, Director General of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation - Thusira Malawwethanthri, Chairman of the Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka - Sujeewa Lokuhewa and former Southern Provincial Council Sports Minister Weerasumana Weerasinghe presented the awards.


 

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