The Artillery Regiment has made all arrangements to hold the Gunner Supercross 2019, the most popular auto sport event of the country, on a grand scale on Sunday, 06th October 2019 at the Artillery Complex Minneriya.
The magnificent event, organised for the 14th successive year in association with Sri Lanka Auto-sports Drivers Association (SLADA), will unfold on the gravel track, uniquely constructed conjoining the nature and pride of historical kingdom of Polonnaruwa, promising an aura of excitement combined with the spills and thrills of motor sports similar to thirteen events previously conducted that proved roaring successes.
This event was first introduced in the year 2004 under the stewardship of Major General Sunil Tennakoon, the former Colonel Commandant of the Artillery Regiment.
The event was generating much needed funds for numerous projects undertaken with the aim of improving welfare of serving soldiers, disabled, and the dependents of those who sacrificed their lives on behalf of the motherland during the conflict in Sri Lanka.
The 13 th Gunner Supercross was concluded on 29th July 2018 amidst a large gathering of spectators from all over the country . Over 120 competitors including Aravinda Premadasa, Ashan De Silva, Ushan Perera, Kushan Peiris, Janaka Dias, Ishan Dasanayake, Evon B Gurusinghe, Sameeera Premarathne, and Gayan Sandaruwan showed their prowess in motor racing.
The forthcoming event will be organised by the C olonel Commandant, Commander artillery Brigade, Centre Commandant, Commanding Officers together with all officers and other ranks with the technical expertise of the SLADA