Motorsport: Success once again for Nicky Gauci in Sicily

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10:00

Success once again for the young Nicky Gauci (16yrs) at ‘Circuito Internazionale Triscina’ a 1.2km race track in Sicily where he participated in the 7th Round of the Regional Championship organised by Karting Sicilia on Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Nicky Gauci driving his No. 22 go kart, took command of the Rotax Max 125 category by securing Pole Position in the qualifying session with an impressive time of 49.351 seconds which was 0.54 seconds ahead of the 2nd position obtained by another Maltese Kyle Mercieca (16yrs).

In the pre-final, a 15 lap race, Nicky Gauci had an excellent start and increased his lead on every lap in a visible manner. He completed this race in 12 minutes 34.122 seconds holding a comfortable lead of 11.525 seconds from 2nd placed Kyle Mercieca and 3rd placed Giuseppe Messina.

In the final race, a 20 lap race, Nicky Gauci once again had an excellent start and lead the race all the way to the chequered flag. He completed the race in 16 minutes 44.372 seconds with a lead of 9.993 seconds over Giuseppe Messina, who was followed by Lucas Pace, Luke Muscat, Neville Zammit, Kyle Mercieca and Gaetano Vito Messina.

Nicky Gauci also registered the fastest lap in both races of the Rotax Max 125 Category with a time of 49.768 seconds in the final and 49.827 seconds in the pre-final.

Nicky Gauci thanks his team, sponsor and friends for their continuous support and Sportmalta for the assistance provided to make his racing possible.

Nicky Gauci is now looking forward to the next round which is due to be held on the 10th September at ‘Circuito Vincenza’ in Ispica, Sicily.





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