The 10th Gunner Supercross, which was held at the Minneriya Artillery Complex, concluded on the 5th of July with a resounding success. Over 20,000 viewers from across the country arrived to witness this much sought-after motor racing event.
This was the 6th consecutive year that Fully Loaded Exide partnered the Gunner Supercross. It sponsors renowned racing car drivers and riders in the calibre of Aravinda Premadasa and the likes, who have put up exceptional performances right throughout, adding value to the brand. This year too they bagged an impressive list of awards.
Racing stalwart, Aravinda Premadasa, once again emerged winner in the SL-GT category while new-comer Tyron Hendawitharana, who competed in the new Subaru Legacy category, also emerged winner. Both Premadasa and Hendawitharana won the Team Champions car segment at the Gunner Supercross as well.
Riders Lahiru Jeewantha and Shehan C. Adhikari also showed much promise, securing 1st place wins, while tying for 2nd place in the overall Team Rider Championship.
Drivers Chamida Weerasooriya and K. Parameshwaran both came in 3rd and 4th positions, in their respective categories.
Ajith De Silva, Deputy General Manager of the Browns Battery Division stated, “We wish to congratulate the Exide Team for their superlative performances this year and believe that they have fully earned all the accolades they received. Speaking further, he stated, “We have achieved great exposure for the Exide brand through this sponsorship and the continuance of the same is a better fit for where we are right now – the market leaders in automotive batteries in Sri Lanka. We truly appreciate our partnership with the Gunner Supercross and look forward to continuing our association next year as well.”