Motorsport: ASMK 1st Night Event on Saturday at Ta’ Qali

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 11:03

This weekend is a very busy time for Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi. Next event will be organized at Ta’ Qali in the Association Sports Complex on Saturday 17th June 2017. This will be the first night event of this season. This event which is a part of the ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2016/2017 National Championship will consist in the seventh race of the Motocross and the ninth event of the Autocross cars. The program begins at 4: 00pm with the Motocross and at 7: 00pm the car racing starts and will keep going until late at night under artificial lighting.

This day will also be a special day for ASMK and all present as Her Excellency Marie Louise Coleiro Preca President of Malta will be visiting this event to see and follow the progress of the Association in local motorsport. During this event the Association will be presenting the sum collected in January 2017 during a special event held in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund.

The Association’s commitment is to continue on the next day, that is on Sunday 18th of June 2017 where the Enduro Section will be hosting the last event of the ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2016/2017 Championship. The program will be held at Quarry tal-Ballut limits of San Pawl tat-Targa. The program begins 10:00 am.

Meanwhile on Saturday 10th June 2017 the Trials section of ASMK organized another activity at the Barriera tal-Ballut limits of San Pawj tat-Targa. 8 competitors participated divided into two classes where we had these results.

In Class A Bonello Damon on a Gas Gas motorcycle performed very well and paved the way to win another championship title. Damon this season finished first in class with only 9 points of penalty. Damon is followed by Sicilian Antonio Leonardi on another Gas Gas motorcycle but he finished the day in 2nd place with 21 points of penalty. Third place finisher is Joseph Scicluna on a Gas Gas too who closed the day with 41 point of penalty.

In Class B saw the struggle between Daniel Inguanez and Tony Curmi both on a Beta motorcycle. During the day Curmi started very well so that by the first three sections had already been leading his class by doing his utmost. Inguanez failed to beat Curmi in the second and third sections yet has controlled the gap from growing. Curmi ended up winning this class with 56 point penalty while Inguanez followed in 2nd place by 58 points of penalty. Third place finisher is Manuel Camilleri on his Gas Gas with 79 point of penalty.

Other Trials activity will be held on Saturday 1st July 2017. This event will be held inside the ASMK Sports Complex at Ta’ Qali. Starting time is at 4:00 pm.

Meanwhile during this past weekend the Association was committed outside the country. Motocross Riders and brothers Kyle and Clayton Camilleri participated in the Sicily Regional Championship organized by the Italian Federation of Motorcycles FMI. After a very busy and highly competitive day in Motocross racing with the Sicilian best competitors the Camilleri brothers Kyle and Clayton Camilleri improved on their previous results and each of them won a Podium Finish. Clayton riding a 350cc KTM motorcycle won Third Place in the MX1 class – Over 21. Young Kyle Camilleri who rides a KTM 250cc motorcycle won Second Place in Class MX2 for riders Under 21. Both won valuably points in the FMI-Sicily Championship.





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