Ashhar Hameem was re-elected as President of Sri Lanka Automobile Sports (SLAS) at its AGM held on Tuesday (31). Ashhar was first elected to the post of President of SLAS on 31st August 2020.
Appointed at a time the nation was grappling with the Covid19 pandemic, the SLAS committee headed by Ashshar were instrumental in introducing amendments to the SLAS constitution, a new code of conduct and a penalty system. Ten national racing events were held during that time including the Katukurunda tarmac race which was organised by SLAS with the support of all ten affiliated clubs.
The following were elected uncontested as office bearers and council members of SLAS for the years 2022 / 2024 at an AGM held on 31st May 2022.
President – Ashhar Hameem -Southern Motor Sports Club
Secretary – Shehan De Tisera – Motor Racing Association
Treasurer – Upulwan Serasinghe – Colombo Motor Sports Club
Vice Presidents – David Todd – Motor Racing Association, Pubudu Wickrama – Sri lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders
Assistan Secretary – Rizvi Farouk – Sri Lanka Auto Sports Drivers Association
Assistant Treasurer – Col. Duminda Jayasinghe – Sri Lanka Motor Cycle Club
Council Members – Malaka Herath and T G N Gamini – Negambo MSC, Ryan Gray and Abeeth Dangalla – Colombo MSC, Maj Gen Indu Samarakoon and Lt Col M.M Chandana – SL ArmyMSC, Yohan Lawrence and Shafraz Junaid – Ceylon MSC, Dinesh Jayawardana and Jaliya Jayasekra – AMRC, Dammika Peiris and Ajith Hemachandra – SL Motorcycle Club, Jayantha Fernando and Ashan Silva – SLADA, Kamil Hussain and Nishan Wasalathanthri – SLARDAR, Dr. Sanjaya Sedara Senarath and Ernada Wakista – Southern MSC, Namaz Fawzie and Kalim Iqbal – MRA