On Sunday, July 1, 2017, the Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi held a busy evening where several events were organized at the ASMK Sports Complex at Ta’ Qali. This Saturday evening saw the participation of ASMK sections which included the Motocross and Trials riders together with the Autocross cars. For this event 48 competitors were registered and divided into their respective disciplines.

Meanwhile the ASMK organised the motocross the last event of this season where in Class A we have seen the Muscat brothers dominate the day on the MX track. Paul Muscat was able to win the first Heat while in the second Heat he finished in second place thus closing the day in the first position. Paul Muscat was followed by his brother Trevor Muscat both on KTM motorcycles. Third place was won by David Dimech on a Honda motorcycle.

In Class B James Zahra on Sherco won this class followed by Bernard Sammut on a Husqvarna and Robert Spiteri on a Yamaha. Class C was dominated by Joe Azzopardi on a Yamaha followed by Luke Sheldon on a Kawasaki. In the Veterans Class we saw Paul Deguara on a KTM winning this class and followed by brothers Sant William on a Suzuki and Jethro on a Yamaha. Louis Debono won fourth place riding a Yamaha motorcycle.

The Association officially announced that Paul Muscat on a KTM won the ASMK National Motocross Championship sponsored by ASMK & Pasta Poiatti 2016/2017. During this season Muscat was able to win six races out of eight and he finished second in one race and fourth in another thus winning a total of 373 points in this Championship. Muscat was declared a Championship winner for the First time. He is followed by David Dimech in 2nd Overall on a Honda motorcycle with 306 championship points.

Other Motocross classifications that were closed on this Saturday is Class B which hosted  riders who are intending to move forward to Class A in the coming season. Class B Championship winner is Ryan Faenza on a Yamaha motorcycle who won this class with a good points advantage. Ryan won 339 points and is followed by Mark Mamo on a Yamaha motorcycle with 145 points. The Veterans Class which was launched this year for the first time was a success and drew a number of older Riders to participate during this season. Sant brothers William and Jethro dominated this class with William winning 359 points on his Suzuki. Jethro Sant on a Yamaha is 2nd in this class with 352 points. The Association welcomes all winners and participants too.

In the meantime the Trials competition was also held on the same evening at the ASMK Sport Complex and we had these results. In Class A we saw Damon Bonello on a Gas Gas winning this class while Rowen Bonello on Beta followed in 2nd place. Third place winner is Sicilian Trials rider Antonio Leonardi on his Gas Gas motorcycle.

In Class B we saw young Daniel Inguanez on his Beta motorcycle to continue dominating and winning this class. Tony Curmi followed in 2nd place on his Beta motorcycle. Next Trials event is scheduled to take place on Saturday 15th July 2017 at the Qrendi Tal-Maghlaq Quarry. This activity starts at 4:00 pm and day members are welcome.

The Autocross Section has organized the tenth event of the 2016/2017 Championship from the total of twelve events. In the Modified Class we had these results. In the Final Class A we saw Andrew Pisani on Vauxhall Nova winning this 9 Laps race ahead of JeanPaul Grech on his Peugeot 106. Third place winner is Vince Farrugia on his VW Polo.

From the Final of Class B we saw Philip Joe Vella on his Opel Corsa winning this final race where Noel Zammit followed on his Fiat Punto. Third place winner is Chris Aquilina on an Opel Corsa. From Autocross Standard Class it was Johann Vella on an Opel Nova to win this race followed by Deane Farrugia on his Citroen AX while Nicovich Chircop on his Peugeot 106 won 3rd place.

In the meantime the Association will continue the next two events in the coming Saturday evenings. Next Saturday 8 July 2017 ASMK will be organizing the eleventh (11th) program from the Autocross National Championship for 2016/2017. The program starts at 8:00 pm and continues till late under artificial lighting.

More information can be found on the website of the Association named:- www.asmk.org.mt or in the Facebook pages named A.S.M.K. Malta or Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi You can also contact ASMK by email:- info@asmk.org.mt

Photo by Mario Micallef

PAUL MUSCAT CAMPJIN FIL-MOTOCROSS GHAL L-EWWEL DARBA

Nhar il-Hadd 1 ta’ Lulju 2017 l-Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi kellha lejla impenjativa fejn fil-Kumpless Sportiv tal-Assocjazzjoni f’Ta’Qali gew organizzati diversi attivitajiet min numru ta sezzjonijiet fosthom bil-Muturi Motocros u Trials u bil-Karozzi Autocross. Ghal din il-gurnata irregistraw 48 kompetitur li kienu maqsuma fid-dixxiplini rispettivi taghhom.

Intant fil-muturi Motocross giet organizzata l-ahhar attivita ta dan l-istagun fejn fi klassi A rajna l-ahwa Muscat jiddominaw il-gurnata. Paul Muscat irnexielu jirbah l-ewwel Heat fil-waqt li fit-tieni Heat spicca it-tieni biex ghalaq il-gurnata fl-ewwel pozizjoni. Paul Muscat kien segwit minn huh Trevor Muscat it-tnejn fuq muturi KTM. Fit-tielet post spicca David Dimech fuq mutur Honda. 

Fi Klassi B rajna lill James Zahra fuq Sherco jirbah din il-klassi segwit minn Bernard Sammut fuq Husqverna u Robert Spiteri fuq Yamaha. Klassi C kienet iddominata minn Joe Azzopardi fuq Yamaha segwit minn Luke Sheldon fuq Kawasaki. Fil-Klassi Veterans rajna lill Paul Degaura fuq KTM jirbah din il-klassi segwit mill-ahwa Sant William fuq Suzuki u Jethro fuq Yamaha. Louis Debono dahal fir-raba post fuq mutur Yamaha.

L-Assocjazzjoni Ufficjalment habbret lill Paul Muscat fuq mutur KTM rebah il-Kampjonat Nazzjonali Motocross sponsorjat mid-ditta ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2016/2017. Matul dan l-istagun Muscat irnexielu jirbah sitt tigrijiet min tmienja u fi tnejn minnhom spicca wahda fit-tieni post u ohra fir-raba post biex ghalaq dan il-kampjonat b’373 punt tant li fejn gie ddikjarat rebbieh tad an il-kampjonat ghall ewwel darba. Muscat kien segwit minn David Dimech fuq mutur Honda li ghal dan il-kampjonat b’306 punti.

Klassifiki ohrajn mill-Motocross li kienu maghluqa nhar is-Sibt hija fil-klassi B li tilqa fija Riders li huma bil-hsieb li jkomlu javvanzaw ghall klassi A.  Hawn rajna lill Ryan Faenza fuq mutur Yamaha jirbah din il-klassi b’vantagg tajjeb u b’339 punt segwit minn Mark Mamo fuq mutur Yamaha b’145 punt. Klassi Veterans li minkejja li din il-klassi saret l-ewwel darba kienet wahda success b’numru ta Riders jippartecipaw tul dan l-istagun fejn rajna l-Ahwa Sant jiddominaw din il-klassi b’William Sant fuq Suzuki jirbah din il-klassi b’359 punt segwit minn huh Jethro Sant fuq Yamaha b’352 punt. L-Assocjazzjoni tawgura lir-rebbieha kollha.

Intant mill-muturi Trials kellna dawn ir-rizultati. Fi Klassi A rajna lill Damon Bonello fuq mutur Gas Gas jirbah din il-klassi segwit minn Rowen Bonello fuq Beta. Fit-tielet post spicca Antonio Leonardi fuq mutur Gas Gas. Fi Klassi B rajna lill Daniel Inguanez fuq mutur Beta jkompli jiddomina u jirbah f’din il-klassi segwit minn Tony Curmi fuq mutur Beta. Attivita ohra tat-Trials issir nhar is-Sibt 15 ta’ Lulju 2017 fil-Barriera Limiti tal-Qrendi. L-attivta tibda fl-4:00pm.

Is-Sezzjoni Autocross organizzat l-ghaxar attivita tal-Kamjonat 2016/2017 fejn fil-klassi Modified kellna dawn ir-rizultati. Fil-Finali Klassi A rajna lill Andrew Pisani fuq Vauxhall Nova jirbah segwit minn JeanPaul Grech fuq Peugeot 106. Fit-tielet post dahal Vince Farrugia fuq VW Polo.

Mill-Finali Klassi B rajna lill Philip Joe Vella fuq Opel Corsa jirbah din il-finali segwit minn Noel Zammit fuq Fiat Punto. Fit-tielet post spicca Chris Aquilina fuq Opel Corsa. Mill-Autocross Klassi Standard rajna lill Johann Vella fuq Opel Nova jirbah din it-tigrija segwit minn Deane Farrugia fuq Citroen AX waqt li fit-tielet post spicca Nicovich Chircop fuq Peugeot 106.

Intant l-Assocjazzjoni se tkompli l-attivitajiet nhar is-Sibt li gej 8 ta’ Lulju 2017 fejn ser tkun qed torganizza il-hdax il-program mill-Kampjonat Nazzjonali Autocross 2016/2017. Il-program jibda fit-8:00pm u jitkompla taht id-dawl artificjali.

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Johann Pace

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ASMK – Malta