Malta Drag Racing Association

Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 10:08

The Malta Drag Racing Association have organised the fourth Drag Racing event of the year.

The event commenced on Friday with a test and tune day , 72 competitors took part and battled their way in 21 different categories, the track was prepared in a very professional level Lots of racers has registered personal records once again.

The Open 6 Class was won by Monty Bugeja driving Alan Muscat’s V8 powered Dragster with a 7.65sec run while the D6 Class was won by Jason Grixti in Emanuel Mangion’s Ford Cosworth powered dragster with a 7.92 sec run.

Patrick Scerri with his newly built Ford Escort Cosworth managed to win the Open 2 Class ,while Paul Pace won the PS2 ClassSS2 Class and Escort Class the battle was as always very exciting Keith Butigieg won the SS2 class in 11.36sec while Frankie ellul won the Escort Class in 11.41sec.

Both Motorcycle Open and SS1 classes were won by Joseph Grima in his newly purchased hayabusa turbo with an impressive 7.69 sec run which was also the best elaspsed time for the motorcycles, while Chris Polidano clocked the best elapsed time over all in 7.45sec in his Cosworth dragster.

A 9.1 sec Personal Best was registered by Rennie zammit in his 1300cc pinto turbo while Chris Muscat won the CA2 class in a personal best of 10.1sec.

Next event will be held on the 22/23/24 th November , while the Run What You Bring will take place on 9 th November.

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