Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan capital readying for night motor races once again
Mon, Dec 9, 2013, 11:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 09, Colombo: Streets of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo will become race tracks for car and motor cycle racers as the city is being prepared to hold the night motor races once again.

Night car and motorcycle races will be held in Colombo on December 15th. The qualifying rounds will be held on 14th December.

The road sides along streets in in Colombo Fort and Galle Face areas are being prepared with sand bags and tire linings for the safety of the spectators.

Organizers say that about 150,000 sand bags and 500 tires are used for building temporary walls.

The Colombo Night Races 2013 is organized by the Carlton Motor Sports Club in conjunction with the Asian Motor Racing Club (AMRC) , Sri Lanka Racing Riders Associations (SLRRA) and Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers & Riders (SLARDAR).

Leading to the event, on a demo run and a photo shoot is organized in Galle Face, in the heart of the city on the 13th of December.

A classic car show by The Classic Car Club of Ceylon and a massive fireworks display are also to be taken place.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Extremist Sri Lankan Buddhist organization has no plans to topple the government
Sri Lanka's private sector retirement fund earned over Rs. 550 billion in last five years - Central Bank
Disciplinary inquiry against Sri Lanka's star cricket players over retirement remarks
Coastal line train services disrupted in Sri Lanka as protesting workers block trains
Sri Lanka has achieved a lot, Korean envoy tells President
US Ambassador celebrates Earth Day with Sri Lankan Girl Guides
Sri Lanka national coach resigns to take up appointment with ECB
Sri Lanka takes measures to increase forest cover
Sri Lanka police ban passenger transport on hand tractor trailers
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, current monetary policy appropriate

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.