MEDIA BRIEFING OF VIJAYABAHU MOTOCROSS HELD AT BMICH
The annual motor racing event â€˜Vijayabahu Supercross - 2016â€™, organized by the Sri Lanka Army Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) for the 14th consecutive year at VIR tracks in Boyagane will take place on 26 June with the participation of 100 competitors, including some foreign riders, so said Major General KavindaKC Gunawardane RWP USP ndu Colonel of the Regiment, VIR during a Media briefing at the BMICH on Tuesday (21).
Representatives of key sponsors, including the main sponsor, CEAT Kelani International Tyre (Pvt) Ltd attended the arrangement where Colonel of the Regiment, Major General KC Gunawardane RWP USP ndu spelt out the details for conduct of such a mega event every year.
Funds generated through the event are used for welfare projects of the Vijabahu Infantry Regiment as well as the families of fallen War Heroes and differently able ones. A certain share of the income is also used for enhancement of welfare projects of serving Army personnel of the VIR, the briefing was told.
Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc, Director General General Staff at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff and the President of the Vijayabahu Motocross Organizing committee also addressed the gathering and explained the racing plans and the track condition.
CEAT Kelani International Tyre (Pvt) Ltd, joins hands with â€˜Vijayabahu Supercross - 2016â€™ as the Official tire partner while Singer Sri Lanka, Browns & Company PLC and Elephant House Ceylinco life, Lipton also join the mammoth event as special sponsors. Channel Eye broadcast the special event in live on 26th June 0830 hrs onwards.