Volkswagen Race Polo to Take Part in Second Colombo Night Races; to Be Held Today and Tomorrow

After a successful Colombo Night Races last year, Volkswagen Motorsport India would again be burning rubber on the streets this second year. 

The event will be held today (14 Dec) and tomorrow (15 Dec) in Colombo Fort areas in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The event will see participation from the following 6 Polo R Cup Indian drivers along with 4 Sri Lankan drivers.


  1. Sandeep Kumar (Volkswagen Polo R Cup 2012 Pro Category Champion)
  2. Munjal Savla
  3. Saurav Bandyopadhay
  4. Angad Singh Matharoo
  5. Niranjan Todkari
  6. Ameya Bafna (2012 JK Tyre National Karting Champion)

Sri Lankan Drivers

  1. Rohitha Rajapakshe
  2. Romani De Silva
  3. Upulwan
  4. Mannaperuma

The Volkswagen Polo Race will be a part of the race weekend which includes eight different categories of races. The other races will see both cars and motorbikes line up in different categories on a 4 km circuit that is drawn out from the Colombo streets.The practice sessions along with a qualifying session will be held on Friday while the two races will take place on Saturday under the flood lights.

Mr. Prithviraj Siddappa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India also said that Polo TDI cars will also be raced this year.

Interested souls can log onto Polo Cup official website and know more.


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