Get ready to feel the heat on the tracks as Sri Lanka’s first international Kart race ‘X30 Asia Cup 2018’ will be held this January at the Sri Lanka Karting Circuit (SLKC), Bandaragama. The event is organized by David Peiris Racing & Leisure (Private) Limited, a member of David Pieris Group of Companies.
The ‘X30 Asia Cup’ will mark the start of Asia’s Go-Karting season and the concept was initiated by IAME – the global manufacturer of karting engines and promoter of Karting events in 2005. With the launch of the X30 125cc engine, the X30 concept is now a full racing programme with over 25 countries competing at X30 Challenges. The Concept highlights class structure for racers starting from eight years, six different engine models, two international events and several continental events making it a successful go-kart racing concepts.
The two-day event will include five race categories including Cadets class (8 to 12 years), Junior Class (12 to 14 years), Senior class (14 to 30 years), Masters or Veterans class (30 years and above) and the Super Shifter class. The winners of X30 Asia Cup will be awarded free entry to the IAME International Final held in Le Mans, an invitation-only event and one of the world’s largest and most prestigious professional karting races.