Douglas & Sons (Pvt.) Ltd, (DSL), the undisputed leader for imported batteries, tyres and auto parts, patronized the Annual Competition License Awards Ceremony of SLAS(Sri Lanka Automobile Sports) formerly know as Sri Lanka Association of Motor Sports, as the main sponsor for the event. The grand event was held on 27th of March 2011 at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo. A total of 177 drivers received their “Competition Driving Licenses” on this day, while five of the competitors were awarded with Achievement Awards for motor racing for the year 2010.
The award winners were Mr. Upulwan Serasinghe – over 12 Kg/HP Racing Class, Mr. Aravinda Premadasa – SLGT upto 3500 CC Racing Class, Mr. Pasidu Peiris – SLH upto 1600 CC Racing Class, Mr. Lasantha Goonasekera Mini 1000 CC and Mr. Chaminda Weerasooriya – Ford Laser/Mazda upto 1500 CC. Mr. Upulwan Serasinghe and Mr. Aravinda Premadasa were from the DSL Racing team. The licenses were awarded to the winners at the beginning of the programme on a special folder designed by the main sponsor to mark the event.
Very attractive discounts on auto parts, tyres and batteries with validity throughout the year were offered to the 2011 competition license holders. In addition, DSL also awarded gift vouchers to each of the winners.
Sample products were on display while back drops and A boards were highlighted for branding. The gala evening was entertained with traditional dancing and live band music by Rajiv and Clan and concluded with laid down buffet which was very much enjoyed by the all those who were present.