MESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDER OF THE ARMY

I consider it’s a privilege to send this message to the souvenir published to mark the 7thsuccessful racing event of the Cavalry Supercross which is organized by the Sri Lanka Armoured Corpsin collaboration with the Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR). The ‘CavalrySupercross’ is a significant venture which is organized and conducted by the Sri Lanka Armoured Corpsto overcome financial challenges of the welfare of soldiers and their families.

The Cavalry Motordrome with its scenic view, competitive races and flawless conduct of therace has captured the imagination of many. The event has been enthusiastically looked forward to by allmotorsports enthusiasts and facilitates riders and drivers to display their skills and talents through manyevents filled with entertainment, fun and excitement for the public, especially to those living in and aroundthe District of Kurunegala.

The potent publicity received from last year has enhanced its popularity considerably. I am surethe Organizing Committee, SLARDAR officials, all the sponsors, all the drivers/riders and ardent motorsports enthusiasts will come forward yet again to make this event a grand success. I take this opportunityto congratulate all of them with special mention of the Champion Drivers and Riders of yesteryear as theystrive for excellence.

Let me take this opportunity to sincerely thank the generosity extended by the sponsors andwell-wishers who contributed immensely to the successful conduct of the Cavalry Supercross 2017. I doextend my best wishes to all of them to be successful and be part of this gala event in future too.

I wish to express my sincere appreciation to the President and Officials of the Sri Lanka Associationof Racing Drivers and Riders for their enthusiasm and cooperation in working hand in hand with theOrganizing Committee of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps. Further, I extend my deep appreciation to the ColonelCommandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, the Organizing Committee and to all those who have beenworking hard to make this event a success.

I wish all Drivers and Riders a memorable and a very exiting Cavalry Supercross - 2017.



A W J C DE SILVA RWP VSV USP ndu psc

General
Commander of the Army