ASM 18th Special Event in aid of l-Istrina

Thursday, December 15, 2011, 8:53

ASM next Sunday 18th Dec. event will be organised to raise funds in aid l-iStrina and the Malta Community Chest Fund. At 10.00am the Autocross drivers will be competing to gain valuable points in the ASM-Poiatti National Autocross Championship. The Motocross Riders will perform on vintage motorcycles dating from the 80’s. These are attracting veteran riders back to the ASM circuits. The Trials nursery bikers will perform their skills too during the day long event.

High authorities are invited to attend this 18th consecutive annual event in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund.


The Special ‘Car Demolition’ derby organised during the Chrismas season is the highlight of the day’s event. 29 competitors are registered for this challenging feat which is scrupulously controlled by experienced officers. The cars are modified to safety standards within written rules. Both drivers and the cars will be inspected for safety and conformity with the rules of the game throughout the race. The winner and runner-up will be presented with trofies and champiagne while still on the racetrack. ASM is pleased that about 60 cars are removed from our roads annually by means of such a competition. The Demolition is scheduled to start at 3.30pm and last about 40 minutes.

From the ASM Autocross Championship records Patrick Cassar on his Opel is leading the list with 32 points though he experienced a mechanical failure in the last event. Christian Galea on his Ritmo is runner-up with 27 points in Class ‘A’. Mario Scicluna is leading the Class ‘B’ Championship with 5 points against the 12 points won by Joseph Galea. Scicluna and Galea drive Opel cars with great abilities.

In the Motocross Class ‘A’ Carmel Borg is leading with 70 points on a Suzuki RMZ. Clayton Camilleri on a KTM and Stefan Dimech on a Honda CRF and placed 2nd and 3rd with 65 and 60 points respectively. In Class ‘B’ Charles Borg is leading with 67 points and is just 3 points ahead of Arthur Micallef’s 63 points. Brandon Cassar and Brandon Slowe are both in 3rd Overall with 53 points each.

The Trials Nursery is making very good progress and have already completed its 2nd Competition. There is a class for Experienced riders and another for novices and beginners into Trials. Practical lessons are held avery Saturday from 3.00pm at the ASM premises at Ta Qali.

New comers are welcome to join the ASM Trials nursery. The Trials bikers will perform during the MCCF day of special events.

Practice sessions and car scrutineering will be held on Saturday between 2.00pm and 7.00pm. Sundays programm starts at 10.00am at the ASM Racing Circuits Ta Qali.


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