For the second consecutive year, Ashan Silva and Ishan Dassanayake dominated the track and were adjudged best driver and rider at the Sri Lanka Military Academy, Diyatalawa over the weekend.
Ashan Silva was somewhat in control but Ishan Dassanayake was forced to fight his way through to the title this year.
Having won the championship title in 2013, 2015 and 2017, Silva used all his experience to win both SLGT 3500cc races in the main event for supercars.
False start in SLGT 3500cc race 1
Kushan Peiris and Ushan Perera finished second and third in SLGT 3500cc race 1. However, Peiris was pushed to begin race 2 from the fifth grid after the course marshall identified a false start in race 1.
Aravinda Premadasa who finished fourth in race 1 was promoted.
In race 2, Peiris bounced back to finish second, behind Ashan Silva while Aravinda Premadasa took third place.
Ishan Dassanayake’s hard-fought win
Sameera Premarathne and Buddika Kasun pushed Ishan Dissanayake to the back foot in the MX Racing up to 250cc 4 stroke race. Kasun finished first ahead of Premarathne and Dissanayake.
Evon Gurusinghe was restricted to fourth place while Ken Wedisinghe, The late Ananda Wedisinghe’s son finished fifth.
Ishan Dassanayake bounced back in race 2 to beat Sameera Premarathne and Buddika Kasun to win the championship title. Gurusinghe came second while Gayan Sandaruwan won third place. Ken Wedisinghe finished fourth in the race.
Veteran driver Upulwan Serasinghe won the SLN up to 1300cc Ford Laser/Mazda and SLN up to 1500cc Ford Laser/Mazda but finished second in the SLH up to 1618cc event. Kushan Peiris won the race.
Fox Hill 2018 was organized by the Sri Lanka Military Academy in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Army Motor Sports Committee and Sri Lanka Automobile Sports.
The main sponsor of the 26th edition of Fox Hill Supercross was Prima KottuMee along with Prima Treats and Prima Stella Dairy.
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