ASMK Riders to Ride the President’s Bike Ride on Sunday
Last Sunday 19th October ‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ organised a number of Championship events in different locations. The Autocross and Trials were races in the ASMK Pasta POIATTI 2014/15 Championships.
The main activity at Ta Qali Complex was for Autocross cars while the Trials held their competition at the Blokrete Ltd. Quarry in Naxxar. The Motocross Pre-Championship race was held in Nadur Gozo.
29 cars registered for the Autocross event at Ta Qali of which six competitors were from the island of Gozo.
Philip Joe Vella on Opel Nova won all the 3 Heats on the day thus he secured his place on the Class A Starting Grid. Other drivers who qualified in this class were Vince Farrugia on VW Polo, Christian Mark Galea on a Fiat Ritmo, Andrew Pisani and Josef Abela both on Opel Nova, Melo Zammit on his new Opel Corsa.
From the start of this final we saw Vella take the helm right to the end. Vella was followed by Pisani and Farrugia who defended their positions to the Finish Flag. Abela placed fourth followed by Galea who had to retire before the race finished.
The final Class B included Godwin Martin, Manuel Muscat and Matthew Borg all on Opel Corsa, Kieth Borg on his Opel Nova, Philip Grima on Ford Escort and Lucas Pace on Honda Civic. From the Start of this final we saw Martin take the helm of this close race who was followed by Muscat and Borg. They also repeated what happened earlier in the final of Class A. Borg and Grima were driving some distance back while Pace retired from the race.
A look to what happened in Gozo where [...]