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Dilantha started his career in Motor Cycle racing riding a Honda CB50JX at the age of 16 after inspired by a Hollywood Movie " Silver Dream Racer" and won the first race.

From a 50cc he went straightr to a Yamaha TZ350 at the age of 17 and finished 3rd. His first International Race was in the Calcutta Grand Prix in 1983 at the age of 19 ridinga  the same Yamaha TZ350.

Moved to Japan in 1985 at the age of 21 with tge Dream of becoming a International Championship. First started racing Motor Cycles in Japan between 1987-1989. Started racing Cars in Japan in 1990 in the Toyota Corolla cup finishing 6th in the Championship. Then competed in Group N1, Formula Toyota, Formula 3, Formula Nippon (F3000) Japan GT300 and GT500.

In 1995 became the first Non Japanese Asian to win a Championship winning the N1 Championship driving a BMW M3. In 1997 became the first Non Japanese Asian to compete in Formula Nippon(F3000) the highest level of racing in Japan. Won the Japan Tokachi 24 hours 3 times in the class. Did many 24 hour races around the world including Rolex Daytona 24 hours, Dubai 24 hours, Australia Bathurst 24 hours finishing 2nd overall. He has over 150 podiums in Sri Lanka with records winning 6 events in the same day competing in Motor Cycles, Modified Cars and Single Seaters. Over 190 podiums internationally with 8 Championships and 10 first runner up in Championships in Asia and Europ

Achievements

2006 Malaysia
GT Overall Champion

2007 Malaysia
GT Overall Champion.

2008 Malaysia GT
1st runner up in the Championship

2008 Aston Martin Asia
Championship 1st Runner up.

2007 Malaysia
Championship 1st Runner up.

2009 Malaysia GT
1st Runner up in the Championship.

2010 GT
Asia Champion

2010 Malaysia GT
1st Runner up in the Championship.

2011 GT Malaysia
Overall Champion.

2011 GT Asia 1st
Runner up in the Championship.

2012 GT Asia
Champion GTM.

2013 Winner Asia
Lemans GTC Sepang.

2013. Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Championship
1st Runner up.

2014  Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Championship
1st Runner up.

2015  Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Championship
1st Runner up.

2016. Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia
Champion

2017. NGK Enduro 3 Hour Race Dubai
overall Champion

2017. Blancpain GT Club Sports European Championship
Champion in GTX Class.

2017. Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Finals Race 2
3rd in AM Class.

2018. Blancpain GT Sports Club European Championship Barcelona
3rd in Titanium Class.

2019. Blancpain GT Sports Club European Championship
 3rd in the championship in Titanium Class.

Awards

2014 Sports 1st Platinum Awards.
Best Motor Sports Person  of the Year.

2016 Sports 1st Platinum Awards
Best Motor Sportsperson of the year. 

2016 Sports 1st Platinum Awards
Most Popular player of the year.

2017.SLT Silk
Sportsman of the Year.

2018 Ada Dearana
Sri Lankan of the Year Sports.