Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, manufacturer and marketer of Caltex branded Lubricants in Sri Lanka announced the contract extension with renowned Motor Car racing champion Aravinda Premadasa as Brand Ambassador for Caltex Havoline for the 4th consecutive year. He has been the official brand ambassador since 2008.
The king of racing clinched the Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders (SLARDAR) Champion trophy in 2010. He also won the main title in several other SLGT 3500 cc racing events last year.
“Aravinda’s remarkable track record in racing together with our high-performance world renowned brand Havoline, showcases a strong combination geared to produce the best in performance, endurance and reliability. We are indeed very proud to associate our brand with the leader in motor car racing and look forward to achieving excellence throughout the partnership” comments Mr.Kishu Gomes, Managing Director/CEO of Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC.
Aravinda has been association with Caltex since 1997 being a pioneer member of ‘Team Caltex’ that participated in the Kandy Road Race, the Eliyakanda Hill Climb and the Pannala Gravel Race that year.
“Havoline is a superior quality brand which I can rely on. Havoline gives my engine the best protection, even during the most extreme temperatures. It’s the only brand I trust to help me deliver a winning performance and challenge my limits” says racing car expert Aravinda, son of veteran race champion Suranjith Premadasa one of the most renowned individuals within the Sri Lankan racing circuit.
Aravinda has been in the frontline of championship racing using Havoline for over fourteen (14) years.
With over 20 years experience in the field of motor racing both in Sri Lanka and overseas, Aravinda has accumulated innumerable wins in gravel, tarmac, circuit and hill climb events. The 2008 Foxhill Super cross, Radella Hill climb, Magastota Hill Climb and the Tissamaharama Track event were the most recent wins for Aravinda. He has also retained the Gajaba Supercross Championship trophy for 5 consecutive years (2001-2005), and won the prestigious SLARDAR Championship for 3 consecutive years (2003-2005). He has also been recognised as the only competitor to win the Super Fox, Gajaba Trophy and the SLARDAR Championship consecutively on more than one occasion. He was the winner of the President’s Trophy 2006 at the Tissa Auto Drome.
Over his racing tenure, Aravinda has also displayed his skill on international tracks in both go-kart and formula events in Singapore, Dubai, London, India and Sweden.
The "Havoline" brand has a rich heritage extending back to the early years of the last century. With this impeccable pedigree, the "Havoline" brand has become widely recognized around the world for its outstanding quality and superior performance. Havoline is used in more countries than any other brand of motor oil.