The “Jeep Colombo Challenge Rally – Leg 2” which kicked off on the 26th of November 2016 at Speedrome in Battaramulla is part of three challenging rallies to form the first ever TSD Rally Championship in Sri Lanka, where Jeep Sri Lanka is the principal sponsor. “SLARDAR 1000 rally” which was complete in February 2016 inaugurated the championship.
The Colombo Challenge Rally Leg 2 was won by one of our Team Jeep Members driving a Jeep Wrangler, Dan De Silva, Co-driven by Muidtha Adikari. Furthermore, Nalin Premaratna driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee, also from Team Jeep was placed second, tied with Nisal Hettiarachchi also driving a Jeep Wrangler. Four Team Jeep members were placed in the top 10 of the overall results dominating the Colombo Challenge Leg 2 further proving the capability of the Jeep brand.
The first stage was from Avissawella to Godakawela spanning 150 Kms. The second stage which began in Godakawela ended back in Colombo passing through the harshest of terrains through Rakwana, Suriyakanda, Deniyaya, Morawaka, Neluwa and Pitigala which was extremely challenging.
Team Jeep back up crew was again present throughout the rally ensuring that all 6 Team Jeep members successfully completed the rally.