This year's first mega karting event, the six-hour endurance race organized by the Asian Motor Racing Club and the Sri Lanka Karting Circuit, will be held at Sri Lanka's newest breeding ground for young drivers, the Sri Lanka Karting Circuit in Bandaragama, on 07th March 2015
The event is expected to attract a number of teams, including a champion team from India.
Team India includes Armaan Ebrahim, Sandeep Kumar, Vishnu Prasad, Raghul Rangasamy, Anindith Reddy and Team Principal/Manager Akbar Ebrahim.
Armaan is a former formula LGB Champion and the first and only Asian driver to sign up for the rebirth of FIA Formula Two in 2009. Sandeep Kumar has won the VW Polo R Cup Indian National Championship in 2012 while Vishnu is also a VW Polo R Cup driver. Raghul was the MRF National Racing Champion in 2013 and became the J K Racing Champion last year. Anindith too is a VW Polo R Cup driver and takes care of the team's mechanical engineering side.
It is learned that all the leading karting drivers in the country are geared up for the challenge and the Lankan drivers who are looking to shine at the Bandaragama circuit will find themselves in a tough competition. The festive atmosphere at the venue will no doubt add more colour to the event.
Following the success of last year's Endurance Championship, the organizers expect the upcoming event to raise the adrenaline levels of thousands of spectators who will be present at the Bandaragama circuit, owned and managed by David Pieris Automobiles Ltd which is a part of the David Pieris Group.
Those who are interested in taking part; can find their way to the grid by submitting their applications before the 03rd March deadline. They had better hurry as it is on a first-come-first serve basis and only a few vacancies are available. Entry Forms and the supplementary Rules and Regulations could be found on www.slkarting.com and www.facebook.com/slkarting
For more details, contact Buddhika on 0772981056 or Namal on 0777728166.