ASMK: Pasta Poiatti season 2014/14 starts next Sunday

Friday, October 10, 2014, 17:30

“Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi” (ASMK) and Pasta Poiatti National Championships will start next Sunday 12th October. The first race will be an Enduro Race for all Maltese riders and taking place at Fawwara quarry thanks to its owners.

The new range of Championships are to include six Enduro races and eight Trials Events. All these races will be held outside the ASMK Motorsport Complex at Ta Qali. The Motocross Championship will be based on seven events while some riders will be competing in the FMI-Sicily Regional Championship too.

The Autocross Championship will be based on 12 events which will be run on 3 different track layouts and directions. A new Standard Class is to be introduced for novices and beginners to Autocross racing.

Sunday’s 12th October Enduro race will be run at Fawwara on a temporary track laid by team leader Eddie Bonello and his helpers. Registration for all starts at 9.00am and First Practice Race starts at 10.00am. The three (3) Classes will be set for Under 250cc bikes, for over 250cc and another class for Trials bikers too.

In the meantime, a Team of 3 ASMK Motocross riders were competing in the 5th event of the FMI-Sicilia Regional Championship. This event was held at Hi-Fly MX arena in the province of Syracuse. Clayton Camilleri on a 250cc KTM and Edward Ciantar on a 250cc Kawasaki are competing in the Over 21 Class among a minimum of 8 other top national riders. In this race Clayton won 3rd place with equal points with another Sicilian competitor. Due to Standing Rules Clayton is placed 4th Overall while Edward Ciantar is placed 5th in the same class. This race was the 2nd event of competition abroad in an FMI Championship. This event at Hi-Fly circuit was run on a 1.214km long circuit and each race lasts about 20 mins. Claytons best time was that of 20.823 seconds which compares very well to the winner’s best time of 18.603 secs.

Paul Noel Muscat riding a 250cc KTM won the ‘Masters Veteran’ Class with his best time of 24.149 secs. Muscat finished 1st in Class in the Qualifying and in the 2nd Race while he finish in 2nd place in his 1st Race. These results are very good results when comparing our local limitations and facilities too. These Motocross Riders will be competing again in Noto at Gino Meli Circuit in two weeks time. We wish them the best of luck too.

On Sunday 19th October ASMK will launch the 1st Autocross Races stating at noon. All the competing cars will be inspected for safety levels and conformity with the ASMK Autocross Regulations which are mainly based on British Autocross standards. The Trials section will be performing on the same day at a Naxxar Quarry. More information can be found in the Official website:

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