The SLT Katukurunda Motor Races which was jointly organized by the Asian Motor Racing Club and the Sri Lankan Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR) and sponsored by Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) was successfully held on Sunday, 26th July 2016 at the Air Force base, Katukurunda. The motor racing championships comprised of a total of 21 events. Under the overall championship, the title of Overall Best Rider went to Pramuka Sesath while the title of Overall Best Driver was secured by Ashan Silva.
This is one of the fastest motor races in the country, which gives explanation and meaning to SLT’s interest in associating with the race. Coming upon the heels of a series of “Speed-up with SLT” campaigns that have been making their way across the country, the sponsorship of this motor race helps to drive home the point of “Speed-up with SLT”. The company emphasizes to customers its offerings of ultra-fast broadband connectivity provided via multiple technology platforms including ultra-high speed fibre connection to home and other technologies that promises to totally transform and enhance lifestyles of users. “Motor races are all about speed. The same is true for Sri Lanka Telecom as well. You can now access the latest information, education and entertainment content via the most reliable and fastest connections provided by SLT, that offer maximum speeds of over 100 Mbps,” said Mr. Ajantha Seneviratne, Chief Marketing Officer of SLT. “Speed-up with SLT and step into the new era of speed to transform your lives for the better!”
Commenting further on SLT’s goal behind supporting this motor race as the Main Sponsor, Mr. Ajantha Seneviratne said, “Throughout the years, we have been committed towards supporting a wide range of sports with the vision of developing and uplifting the sports fraternity in the country, and opening windows of opportunity for talented sportsmen and women to compete in the international arena. We are keen on supporting these motor races to help spread awareness of this sport among the population which will help to increase participation and improve skill levels to world class standards and also drive the development of the sport.”
As an ardent supporter of all genres of sport in the country, the company reinforced its commitment towards the development and popularization of motor racing in the country.