Jeep SLARDAR 1000 Rally, kicked off on the 19th of February 2016 from DIMO 800, bringing light to a significant sporting feat in the form of a first ever TSD Rally Championship in Sri Lanka. Jeep Sri Lanka proudly joined hands with SLARDAR as the title sponsor for the Rally Championship which involves 3 tough terrain rallies which brings on board skilled drivers from around the country to take part in this mega sporting spectacle. The Jeep SLARDAR 1000 rally kicked off at DIMO 800 and went on for 2 gruelling days along the routes of Kurunagala, Kandy, Avissawella and back to Colombo spanning 1000 Kms.
8 Jeeps customers took part in the rally forming 2 teams and was able to sweep away with many wards. Of the overall results, 5 Jeep Wranglers were among the top 10 places further proving the capability of the Jeep brand considering the rally taking place in one of the toughest terrains in the island. Mr. Dan de Silva and Mr Aloka de Silva from Team Jeep became 5th and 7th respectively from the overall results where the former won the 1st stage as well. Team Jeep back crew was present throughout the rally providing excellent backup whenever needed. Mr Niroshana de Silva Mr Tharanga Gunawardena and Mr Harin de Silva represented DIMO at the award ceremony which was held at the DIMO 800 auditorium on the 21st of February 2016.