Motor Racing

Sainz closes in on second Dakar title

Carlos Sainz has his second Dakar rally title in his sights after overcoming his second tough exam in the Argentine dunes in Wednesday's 11th stage and maintaining his lead over Stephane Peterhansel in the general classification.Spaniard Sainz is an...

Champion Peterhansel closes gap to leader Sainz

Reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel moved up to second overall by winning the 10th special at the Dakar Rally on Tuesday. The 52-year-old Frenchman -- the record 13-time race winner across car and motorbike categories -- cut Peugeot team-mate Carlos Sainz's...
Motor Racing

Two wheel champions of 2017 to be crowned

The national awards ceremony of the Federation of Motorcycle Sports in Sri Lanka (FMSSL), where the top achieving cyclists of the year will be honoured, is scheduled to be held on the 19th of January at the Grand Monarch,...
Rally

Dakar leader Sainz penalised 10 minutes

Spanish Dakar leader Carlos Sainz was penalised 10 minutes on Monday for "potentially dangerous behaviour" during the fourth stage last week, cutting his advantage to under an hour. The 55-year-old Peugeot driver was punished by the Dakar disciplinary committee over...

X30 Asia Cup concludes ushering a new era of Motor Racing

The second and the final day of X30 Asia cup Karting competition, which was held at the brand-new purpose-built Sri Lanka Karting Circuit(SLKC) from 13 to 14th January lived up to its expectations and served up a heavy dose...

X30 Asia Cup thrills on opening day

It was a historic day for motor sports in the country as Sri Lanka’s first ever international karting facility, Sri Lanka Karting Circuit (SLKC) – Bandaragama was declared opened yesterday(13th) and hosted X30 Asia Cup, Sri Lanka’s debut international karting...
Bhanuka Rathnayake

The gravel-loving Thomian oarsman – Bhanuka Rathnayake

S.Thomas College Mount Lavinia, the school by the sea is an institution which routinely encourages its students to take part in multiple sports disciplines and it is not rare to find students who excel in more than one sport.The...

Shafraz and Akhry win Sri Lanka’s first podium at APRC

Sri Lankan drivers Shafraz Junaid and Akhry Ameer managed to win the islands first podium finish when the duo finished the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) as the second runners up in the overall category. The local duo...

Ishan, Gayan and Kalhara feature in the Pune Invitational Supercross

Three Sri Lankan riders are set to feature in the 5th Pune Invitational Supercross League which will be held in Royal Palms, Mundhwa, Pune spanning across three days from the 17th to 19th November 2017. This competition was last...
Sri Lankan Duo to APRC

Shafraz and Akhry off to India Coffee Day Rally

Sri Lanka will return to the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) when the local rally champs Shafraz Junaid and co-driver Akhry Ameer take part in the India Coffee Day Rally which works as the final round of the APRC...

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