Naxxar Motorsport Festival in aid of L-Istrina 2011

Saturday, November 19, 2011, 10:12

After last Sunday postponement due to inclining weather, everything is now ready for the Massive Motorsport Festival which is going be held for the first time every at T’Alla w’Ommu Naxxar, on Sunday 20th November 2011. The event is being promoted by Malta Motorsport Federation, together with the Naxxar Local Council and Bahar ic-Caghaq Administrative Council as part of the ‘Gurnata Sport mill-Qalb ghall-Istrina”.

The Naxxar Motorsport Festival will bring around 30 clubs together in a full day of activities.  There will be the longest Hill Climb event every to be held on the Island – a 2.8 km run starting from nearly Salina and finishing just after the T’Alla W’Ommu hill roundabout, a Drag(race) Hill Climb, a drift show, a DB Drag Competition, and various static displays by Classic and Vintage cars, Modern cars, Bikes and Trucks,  The Bahar ic-Caghaq Administrative Council will be organizing a car wash as part of the activities.  All proceeds will go towards L-Istrina.

The event will start at 09.00 hrs and will last till 16.00hrs.  The road starting from Salina to the Gharghur roundabout will be closed to traffic starting 06.00 hrs till 17.00 hrs.

Tonio Cini – MMF President, was pleased that a lot of clubs are participating and organizing various sporting events, namely, Drifting, a Military Re-enactment, DB Drag Competition, and more in support of this charity event.  He was also pleased to state that alot of private companies are supporting this event, namely Continental Cars Ltd, who made available a Brand new Audi A1 as the official Course Car, CMYK Advertising who are providing a dedicated Safety Car and Dream Thrills who will be promoting their ‘thrills’ during this event.

Dr. Maria Deguara – the Naxxar Local Council Mayor stated that she was very pleased to host this motoring event in her locality.  Naxxar Local Council believes strongly in the positive contribution such events bring to the locality, to tourism and to the enthusiasts.  It also noted that this event would serve to help to raise more funds for L-Istrina through contributions from the participating motoring clubs and public.

The Hon. Clyde Puli, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport said that he was very pleased to assist the Motorsport community in such ventures and augured that this event will end up as a yearly sporting event in the local motorsport calendar.

Malta Motorsport Federation

Mob. 99450472





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