Southern Monsoon Rally 2010 to be flagged off on Oct. 16 in Matara

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The Southern Monsoon Rally 2010, nick named as “the journey through the wilderness of the South” is scheduled to be rev off on 16th October 2010 and drawn to a close on 17th at Matara.

This is the 14th (TSD) National Rally organized by the Southern Motor Sports Club (SMSC) since it’s inception in 1997. This grand motor sports episode would be running throughout all 03 Districts covering Galle, Matara and Hambantota promising on aura of excitement combined with the spills and thrills of southern terrains   similar to the 14 previous events that endow with roaring successes. It is sure to be an enthralling experience of the spectators who are rejoicing tranquility after three decades long separatist conflict.

This year’s rally would run into some 600 plus kms and the route nestled amongst the typical/historical environs of down south, the vast expanse of lush green country side, abundant blue water reservoirs, clear streams, rivers and sea beach provides the opportunity for holiday travelers, recreation stored local population and ever willing motor sports enthusiasts to enjoying two days worth of motor racing together with entertainment. The route of the rally is plotted by Sri Lanka’s master schemer, Mr. Andrew Silva for the 14th successive year.

The rally is broken down into 03 stages from Matara to Udawalawa, Udawalawa to Tissamaharamaya and Tissamaharamaya to Matara, promising a virtuous drive for all the competitors.

Southern Monsoon Rally is considered as the most challenging annual TSD Rally in Sri Lanka by most of the motor rally sportsmen in the country. Also this motoring event has been acknowledged by the competitors as one of the best organized events of the country.

There we about 40 entries at the previous meet, including those of the well known motor sportsmen in the country. SMSC is planning to award an array of Trophies to the winners of the individuals & those of the whole event as well. The awards too are proportionate and have over 100 trophies on offer. The details of the various awards are as follows : Stage prizes -  for the 01st  , 02nd & 03rd of rally stages / Category Prizes -  Novices/Pro, Cars/Jeeps and Overall Prizes for the  First ten places.

The price distribution ceremony will be held on the 17th October 2010 at Rest House premises, Matara around 18.00 hrs with a striking musical show. The SMSC as well recognized the importance of creating the right ambience & vibes in providing both the competitors & the spectators with maximum excitement and enjoyment at their meets.

Entries for the event can be collected at Premadasa Printers, 179, Jayantha Weerasekara Mawatha, Colombo 10 or Marble Décor, 175, Nawala Road, Nugegoda.