ASMK CARS AND BIKES RACING IN MALTA, GOZO AND SICILY
On Sunday 12th October 2014 the “Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi” opened the 2014/15 season ASMK Pasta Poiatti National Championships. The first activity was that by the Enduro Section for Offroad Motorcycles. This event was held inside inside a rock-cutting quarry in Fawwara and it was made possible thanks to the site owners Schembri Barbro and Polidano Group for their continued support to ASMK.
25 Enduro and Motocross riders registered for this Enduro event and were divided into two classes: – those in Class A for motorcycles under 250cc and Class B for motorcycles Over 250cc engine capacity. The temporary laid course was 3.8 kilometers long and included tracks mainly used by quarry machinery, foot paths and rainwater filled channels and pools amongst other terrain.
The competition against the clock mainly between the leading competitors in both class ‘A’ and ‘B’ was high but an interesting one during the day’s three races. Carmelo Borg on a Suzuki Motorcycle battled to beat Joseph Scicluna time on Honda in Class A. Scicluna registered a time of 5 minutes 27.34 seconds while Borg registered a close time of 5 minutes 27.74 seconds. Scicluna closed the day in first place followed by Borg while third place was won by Edward Ciantar on a Kawasaki with a best time of 5 minutes 41.22 seconds.
Last Season’s winners competed in Class B where bikers compete with motors larger than 250cc. Matthew Gauci on 2T KTM 300cc motorcycle registering his best time of the day with 5 minutes 16.39 seconds. This result made him win this class ahead of his best competitor James Zahra on 4T Yamaha 250cc motorcycle. Zahra registered his best time [...]