ASMK Pasta Poiatti Championship continues on Sunday

Friday, November 22, 2013, 9:40
Fredrick Bonello fuq Gas Gas

Fredrick Bonello fuq Gas Gas

On Sunday 17th November ‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ organized the 2nd Trials ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2013/14 Championship event in the quarry of Blockrete Ltd at Saghtar l/o Naxxar.  Thomas Smith provided the necessary insurance cover.

13 competitors registered for this non-speed event where personal abilities over natural rough terrain are top priority.


Class ‘A’ Damon Bonello riding a GasGas motorcycle excelled over his competitors in the various Sections of riding over medium sized boulders and rocks in the path indicated by red tape. James Zahra riding a Sherco gain a number of penalty points in his first Heats but did his very best as ace Trials rider Robert Caruana on a GasGas built pressure on Zahra. Though Zahra won 2nd place with 33 penalty points to Caruana’s 35 points Damon Bonello won his Class A with 16 points.


Class B Rowen Bonello riding a GasGas demonstrated an excellent performance by riding his route almost faultlessly. Rowen gained only 9 penalty points throughout the day’s competiton. Fredrick Bonello on another GasGas won 2nd place with 17 penalty points while Tony Curmi won 3rd place with 22 points.

Next Trials will be held on Sunday 8th December at L-Ahrax quarry L/o Mellieha.


The 4th Autocross Championship event will be held on Sunday 24thNovember at ASMK Race Circuits at Ta Qali. Race track is to include an S-bend prior to the finish line.


National Autocross Championship leader Matthew Borg has gained 50 points on his Opel Nova 1400cc. Gordon Johnson driving a Peugeot 106 is 2nd Overall with 46 points. Christian Galea driving a Fiat Ritmo is 3rd with 45 points.


Domenic Zammit on an Alfa Sud is leading the Gozo Autocross Championship with 27 points followed by Joseph Agius (16 points) on a Fiesta and Joseph Vella on another Fiesta with 10 points.


Christian Galea on a Fiat Ritmo No.2 is leading the Class ‘A’ Championship with 13 points out of 3 events. Vince Farrugia on a VW Polo, Melo Zammit on a Ford Escort 3 and Patrick Cassar on an Opel Corsa have 9 points each thus all are in 2nd place so far.


Class ‘B’ leader is Andrew Pisani with 16 points and he is in 1stplace so far. Josef Grech on a Ford Fiesta, Philip Joe Vella and Josef Abela both on Opel Nova, all won 9 points each so far. These points will be changed following next Sunday’s event.


Official Practice Sessions for the Autocross drivers are scheduled for next Saturday from 2.00pm till 4.30pm. Entrance to the paddocks is free during these Practice and testing sessions. More information though the official website


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