On Saturday 16th June 2018 Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi is to organize the ninth and final event of the Honda Motocross National Championship 2017/2018 where the Motocross Motorcycles only participate in this event. The program starts at 4. 00pm and finishes at about sunset at the ASMK Sports Complex in Ta’ Qali.

An overview of the classification of the Honda Motocross National Championship in Class A 2017/2018 we see that this championship is already won. For the first time young Kyle Camilleri on his KTM has enough points in this tournament where he cannot be beaten in the next Final race so he already won this Champion title. Kyle won six races from eight available and has already currently won a total of 368 points. Kyle is followed in 2nd place by his brother Clayton Camilleri also on a KTM with 272 points. Third place holder is Mark Mamo with 242 points riding a Yamaha motorcycle.

In the Class B Motocross Bernard Sammut on Beta is leading the result chart with 277 points and followed by young Michael Sant who won 229 points on his Husqvarna motorcycle. Third place rider James Zahra rides a Sherco and won 200 points.

In the Class for Veterans (Over 40 Class) Paul Deguara on a KTM motorcycle sealed his championship title in this class with 378 points. Jethro Sant with 291 points on a Yamaha follows Deguara in 2nd place. Third place is won by Andrew Cassar on a KTM with 224 points. Only one race is left from this Motocross Championship.

Meanwhile on Saturday 9th June the Association organized the first Autocross night event of this season where 16 cars participated in the tenth event of the ASMK Pasta Poiatti National Championship 2017/2018. The 16 competitors were divided into two classes one for the Modified cars and the other for the Standard cars.

Andrew Pisani on a Vauxhall Nova dominated and won the Class A for his 2nd time. Pisani is followed by Vince Farrugia on a Volkswagen Polo. Both Pisani and Farrugia were followed by Karl Micallef on a Ford Fiesta and the Fiat Punto of Noel Zammit who closed the day in third and fourth place respectively. The fifth and sixth places were won by Terence Azzopardi on an Opel Corsa and Peugeot 106 of Jean Paul Grech. This was a very close and fast race between all the six cars from start to finish.

In the Modified Class B Ryan Sciclnua on a Ford Fiesta won this class while Melo Zammit followed on his Opel Corsa. Scicluna and Zammit were followed by Jonathan Camilleri on his Opel Corsa and the Vauxhall Nova of Keith Borg. Camilleri and Borg finished in third and fourth places respectively. Jonathan Vella on a Ford Fiesta and the Peugeot 205 of Vassallo Brandon Lee entered in fifth and sixth places.

In the Standard Class Nicovich Chircop on his Peugeot 106 won this class followed by Guzi Pace on a Ford Fiesta whilst third place finisher is Deane Farrugia on his Citroen AX. Robert Giordimaina on an Opel Corsa was suspended and Black Flagged from the race after an anti-sports action on Farrugia. The ASMK Administration would like to notify that this unsporty action will be raised before the Executive Committee to access what happened between Farrugia and Giordimaina during and following this Race Final.

Another Autocross night event is scheduled to be held next Saturday 23rd of June 2018 and starts at 7. 00pm. More information can be found on the website of the Association www.asmk.org.mt or Facebook page with the name Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi. One can also make contact by email:- info@asmk.org.mt and Mobile No.  99425489.

Photos by Mario Micallef

NHAR IS-SIBT ISSIR L-AĦĦAR ATTIVITA MILL-ISTAĠUN HONDA MOTOCROSS 2017/2018

Nhar is-Sibt 16 ta’ Ġunju 2018 l-Assoċjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi sa torganizza id-disa u l-aħħar attivita mill-Kampjonat Nazzjonali Honda Motocross 2017/2018 li fija jieħdu sehem il-Muturi Motocross biss. Il-program jibda fl-4pm fil-Kumpless Sportiv tal-ASMK.

Ħarsa lejn il-klassifika mill-Kampjonat Nazzjonali Honda Motocross 2017/2018 fi Klassi A naraw li dan il-kampjonat huwa deċiz. Għall-ewwel darba Kyle Camilleri fuq mutur KTM għandu bizzejjed punti biex f’dan il-kampjonat tad an l-istaġun jiġi nkurunat Ċampjin. Kyle rebaħ 6 tiġrijiet min tmienja li diġa saru u bħalissa għandu total ta’ 368 punt segwit min ħuħ Clayton Camilleri fuq mutur KTM b’272 punt. Filwaqt, fit-tielet post insibu lil Mark Mamo fuq mutur Yamaha b’242 punt.

Fil-Motocross Klassi B Bernard Sammut fuq mutur Beta qed jillidja b’277 punt u segwit minn Michael Sant fuq mutur Husqvarna b’229 punt. Fit-tielet post James Zahra fuq mutur Sherco għandhu 200 punt.

Fil-Klassi Veterans (Over 40) Paul Deguara fuq mutur KTM issiġilla t-titlu ta’ din il-klassi b’378 punt u segwit minn Jethro Sant fuq mutur Yamaha b’291 punt. Fit-tielet post hemm Andrew Cassar fuq KTM b’224 punt. Minn dan il-Kampjonat Motocross fadal biss tiġrija waħda.

Intant nhar is-Sibt li għadda 9 ta’ Ġunju l-Assoċjazzjoni organizzat l-ewwel attivita bil-lejl f’dan l-istaġun bil-Karozzi Autocross li ħadu sehem fl-għaxar attivita mill-Kampjonat Nazzjonali ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2017/2018. B’kollox ħadu sehem 16 il-kompetitur maqsuma f’zewġ klassijiet, dik tal-Modified u l-oħra ta li Standard u kellna dawn ir-rizultati.

Mill-Klassi A Modified rajna lill Andrew Pisani fuq Vauxhall Nova jiddomina u jirbaħ din il-klassi segwit minn Vince Farrugia fuq Volkswagen Polo. Pisani u Farrugia kienu segwiti minn Karl Micallef fuq Ford Fiesta u Noel Zammit fuq Fiat Punto li għalqu l-ġurnata fit-tielet u raba post rispettivament. Il-ħames u sitt post intrebħu minn Terence Azzopardi fuq Opel Corsa u Jean Paul Grech fuq Peugeot 106.

Mill-Klassi B Modified rajna lil Ryan Sciclnua fuq Ford Fiesta jirbaħ din il-klassi segwit minn Melo Zammit fuq Opel Corsa. Scicluna u Zammit kienu segwiti minn Jonathan Camilleri fuq Opel Corsa u Keith Borg fuq Vauxhall Nova li dawn spiċċaw fit-tielet u r-raba post rispettivament. Jonathan Vella fuq Ford Fiesta u Brandon Lee Vassallo fuq Peugeot 205 daħlu fil-ħames u s-sitt post.

Mill-Klassi Standard Nicovich Chircop fuq Peugeot 106 rebaħ din il-klassi segwit minn Guzi Pace fuq Ford Fiesta fil-waqt li fit-tielet post spiċċa Deane Farrugia fuq Citroen AX. Robert Giordimaina fuq Opel Corsa ġie sospiz mit-tiġrija wara azzjoni anti-sportiva fuq Farrugia. L-Amministrazzjoni tavza li għadd trid tisma il-kaz quddiem il-Kumitat Ezekuttiv dwar dak li ġara bejn Farrugia u Giordimaina kemm waqt il-finali tal-ġurnata kif ukoll wara li spiċċat.

Attivita oħra Autocross mistennija ssir nhar is-Sibt 23 ta’ Ġunju  2018 u tibda fis-7pm. Iktar informazzjoni wieħed jista jsibha fis-sit elettroniku tal-Assoċjazzjoni www.asmk.org.mt jew fil-paġna Facebook bl-isem  Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi. Wieħed jista jagħmel kuntatt bl-email info@asmk.org.mt jew Mobile 9942 5489.

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