CEAT’s love affair with Sri Lankan motorsport continues to evolve, with the country’s top tyre brand announcing it will field its racing team – runaway champions of the track in 2016 – at all major race events to be run this year.
The team that won all three championships of the 2016 CEAT Sri Lanka Super Series and captured three of the four top awards of the 2016 CEAT SLADA Championship has signed on for another year of hi-Octane racing under CEAT colours and will seek its fourth consecutive car team championship in 2017, the company announced.
The CEAT Racing Team for 2017 comprises of drivers Upulwan Serasinghe, Pasindu Peiris, Ushan Perera, Malika Kuruvitarachchi, Prasanna De Alwis, Lalin Kirinda, Lt. Colonel Duminda Jayasinghe, Lt.Colonel Indu Samarakoon, Devin Serasinghe and Chamod Perera and riders Evon B. Gurusinghe and Lahiru Jeewantha.
The team will compete at race meets to be conducted by both the Sri Lanka Auto-sports Drivers Association (SLADA) and the Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR) this year.