SLT Speed Up Karting Challenge concludes | Sunday Observer

SLT Speed Up Karting Challenge concludes

The winners receiving their prizes.
The winners receiving their prizes.

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC collaborated with Sri Lanka Karting Circuit, Bandaragama (SLKC) to conduct the ‘SLT Speedup Karting Challenge 2019’ on the theme ‘SLT Speed Up’, which was first launched in 2015.

Twelve teams took part in the karting challenge and the awards were presented for the winners, second place and the third place; medals for fouth and fifth place winners, Fastest Driver of the day and Classic Driver of the Day.

The race was organised and mainly conducted by the Ceylon Motor Sports Club.

Maxix Xtreme Racing team was selected as the winner of the overall event, while the second, third, fourth and fifth places were won by Flash Squad team, SLR GP Autosports team, SLR GP Motorsports team and STC Blue team respectively. The Fastest Driver of the day Award was presented to Thiago Perera and Shakthi Gunasekara was awarded the Classic Driver of the Day.

This was an eight hour endurance racing challenge with pit stops for refueling, tyre changing and driver changing and karts containing a Honda GX200 four stroke engine were allowed to be used. Providing an incredible speed-related sports experience not only to the teams contested but also for the spectators, the SLT Speedup Karting Challenge was an influential event in encouraging the international sports standards in Sri Lanka at the SLKC which is the only activity-based leisure and entertainment destination of this kind in the country.

The Circuit is owned and operated by David Pieris Racing and Leisure (Pvt) Ltd, a member of the David Pieris Group of Companies. 

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