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The  picturesque Pannala  Race  Track  will  come  alive  once  again   on   the  08th  and  09th  September  2017,  when  the  “Pannala  Circuit  Meet”  is  held.Conducted  by  the  Asian  Motor  Racing  Club  (AMRC)  in  association  with   the  Sri Lanka Racing Drivers and Riders  (SLARDAR),  the  event  is  scheduled  to  commence   at  3:00 pm  and  conclude  at  10:00 pm.PANNALA RACE TRACK (3)

The Pannala  Race  Track  is  the  first  purpose  built  tarmac  in  Sri  Lanka  that  was  later  maintained  into a  track  with  a  length  of  1.7 Km  on  a  land  area  of  35  acres  (15  acres  track  and  20  acres  bare  land  and  motor  cross).  The  private  track  considered   as  one  of  the  top  favourite  tarmac  circuits  when  it  comes  to  hosting  classy  motor  racing  events,  is  identified  as  a  tight  circuit.

Racing  heroes  of  Sri  Lanka  will  prove  their  might  as  they  will be  competing  with  Gaurav  Gill,  the first Indian to win the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally  Championships in 2013,  and has dominated the event since, securing first or second in the 12 races  he  has  finished.
Born  on December 2,  1981,  Gaurav  got into motorsport,  racing motorbikes and competed in the National Motocross Championship in 1999. He moved to 4-wheel racing and started competing in car rallies and endurance races,  and signed up for the Raid-de-Himalaya in 2000.

He was runner-up in the National Road Racing Championship in 2003 and won the title in the following year. He finished the 2006 season, second overall. In 2007, Gaurav won the National Rally Championship with Team MRF and made his debut at the Asia Pacific Rally Championship. He finished runner up in the APRC in 2013 and became the first Indian to win the title in 2014.

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