Three foreign competitors and joined a host of Sri Lanka’s fastest drivers to participate at the Speed Rally Sri Lanka 2016 that was held from 5th to 7th August at Ampara and Hingurana. Practice session and opening ceremony will be held on 5th while the races will take place on 6th and 7th.

The event marks Sri Lanka’s entry into Speed Rallying conducted to WRC (World Rally Championship) standards of the world motor sports authority, the FIA. A total of 24 drivers participated.

Mobil Lubricants Sri Lanka, the image leader of automotive lubricants, came forward as the official lubricant partner.

“Mobil is proud to be the official lubricant partner for Rally Sri Lanka 2016. At Mobil, racing is our passion, whether it is motorcars or motorcycles. Therefore this sponsorship resonates with our brand and our commitment towards the sport,” said Dilan Seneviratne, head of marketing at Mobil Sri Lanka.