The ASMK Autocross Championship on 29 November

Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 23:58

Note:This article has been posted in both English and Maltese
Nota:Dan l-artiklu ġie miktub bl-Ingliż u bil-Malti

Gavin Muscat

‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ will continue with the 2015/2016 Autocross National Championships sponsored by ASMK & Pasta Poiatti. The program starts at noon. The race direction on track will be in an Anti- clockwise direction for all Autocross Modified and Standard classes.

Meanwhile a look at the Autocross classification after three race activities of the National  Autocross Modified Class we see that the Opel Corsa driven by Philip Joe Vella leads the classification with 82 points. Christian Mark Galea on his Fiat Ritmo follows with 67 points. Christian Apap on Ford Fiesta ranks third with 64 points.

In the Autocross Class A championship Vella also dominates this class so far with 24 points and is followed by Christian Galea with 19 points. In third place we find the Opel Corsa driven by Malcolm Borg with 10 points.

In the Autocross Class B we find Jonathan Camilleri on his Opel Corsa leading this classification with 20 points. Camilleri is followed by Noel Zammit with 11 points on his Fiat Punto while in third place we find Jonathan Vella on Ford Fiesta with 9 points.

In the Autocross Standard Class Deane Farrugia leads this classification on his Citroen AX with three wins and a total of 37 points so far. Deane is followed by Traydon Bailey with 21 points on his Ford Ka while new comer to this sport is Ian Fenech on a Citroen AX with 16 points.

Meanwhile, on Sunday 29th November ASMK organused the second Trials event of the National Championship. This event was held in the disused hard rock cutting quarry at Ix-‘Xagħra tal-Maghlaq’ in the limits of Qrendi. This non-speed competition started at 9: 00am with competitors divided into two classes. Class A for experienced riders and Class B for novices and beginners to this sport.

Class A was again dominated by cousins Bonello Damon and Rowen. Damon expertly rides obstacles on a Gas Gas while Damon is confident on his Beta Trials motorbike.

For most of the sections Damon and Rowed were riding in parallel with regards to the penalty points until Rowen gained some penalty points in Sections No. 2 and No. 5.

Damon won this class comfortably with 16 penalty points in 7 sections followed by Rowen with 27 penalty points. Third place was won by young Gary Debono on a Sherco motorcycle while fourth place was won by Joseph Scicluna riding a Gas Gas.

Class B was won by Manuel Camilleri on a Gas Gas motorcycle followed by Ian Scicluna on a Beta.

The Association opened applications for the 2015 Demolition Derby hoping that enough applications will be received for this race which is expected to take place on Sunday 20th   December 2015. Any interested competitors who would like to participate in this event are invited to attend an informative meeting to be held at the ASMK Clubhouse at Mtarfa on Thursday 10th December 2015  at 8.00pm.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the ASMK President Frans Deguara on mobile 9945 2117 or ASMK Secretary General Johann Pace on 9942 5489. One can use Email info@asmk.org.mt  and the Official Website www.asmk.org  for more information.
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Malti

L-ASMK TKOMPLI BIL-KAMPJONAT AUTOCROSS NHAR IL-ĦADD LI ĠEJ

Nhar il-Ħadd 6 ta’ Dicembru 2015 l-‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ sa tkompli bil-Kampjonati ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2015/2016, bil-programm jibda 12:00pm. Id-direzzjoni tal-korsa sa tkun b’direzzjoni kontra l-arlogg  fit-tigrijiet kollħa bil-karozzi Autocross Modified u Autocross Standard.

Intant ħarsa lejn il-klassifiki Autocross wara tliet attivitajiet fejn fil-Klassi Nazzjonali ‘Autocross Modified’ naraw lill Pħilip Joe Vella fuq Opel Corsa jillidja din il-klassifika b’82 punt segwit min Cħristian Mark Galea fuq Fiat Ritmo b’67 punt. Cħristian Apap fuq Ford Fiesta qiegħed fit-tielet paost b’64 punt.

Fil-Klassi Autocross A naraw lill Vella jiddomina f’din il-klassi ukoll b’24 punt segwit min Cħristian Galea b’19 il-punt.  Fit-tielet post insibu lill Malcom Borg fuq Opel Corsa b’10 punti. Fil-Autocross Klass B insibu lill Jonatħan Camilleri fuq Opel Corsa li qed jillidja din il-klassifika b’20 punt segwit min Noel Zammit fuq Fiat Punto b’11 il-punt fil-waqt li fit-tielet post insibu lil Jonatħan Vella fuq Ford Fiesta b’9 punti.

Fil-Klassi Standard Autocross insibu lil Deane Farrugia jilidja il-klassi fuq Citroen AX bi tliet rebħiet b’total ta 37 punt. Dan ħuwa segwit minn Traydon Bailey fuq Ford Ka b’21 punt u fit-tielet post insibu lill Ian Fenecħ fuq Citroen AX b’16 il-punt.

Intant nħar il-Ħadd li għadda giet organizzata it-tieni attivita mill-Kampjonat Nazzjonali Trials li saret fil-Barriera ‘Ix-Xagħra tal-Magħlaq’ limiti tal-Qrendi. Kollox beda fid-9:00am bil-kompetituri maqsuma zewg klassijiet klassi A u Klassi B.

Fi Klassi A għal darbaoħra rajna lill kugini Bonello jiddominaw din il-Klassi. Damon fuq mutur Gas Gas u Rowen fuq mutur Beta kienu il-ħin kollu ras imbras sa kemm Rowen tilef xi ftit f’sezzjoni 2 u 5 biex Damon spicca rebaħ din il-klassi komdu b’16 il-punt ta penalita segwit min Rowen b’27 punt ta penalita. Fit-Tielet post spicca Gary Debono fuq mutur Sħerco fil-waqt li fir-raba post daħal Josepħ Scicluna fuq mutur Gas Gas.

Il-Klassi B intrebħet minn Manuel Camilleri fuq mutur Gas Gas segwit min Ian Scicluna fuq mutur Beta.

L-Assocjazzjoni fetħet l-applikazzjonijiet għad-Demolition Derby 2015 li jekk ikun ħemm bizzejjed applikazzjonijiet mistennija ssir nħar il-Ħadd 20 ta’ Dicembru 2015. Kull min ħu nteressat li jippartecipa f’din l-attivita ser issir laqgħa informattiva għal dawk interessati nħar il-Ħamis 10 ta’ Dicembru 2015 fil-Klabb Ħouse tal-ASMK l-Imtarfa.

Għal iktar informazzjoni wieħed jista jagħmel kuntatt mal-President Frans Deguara  Mob 9945 2117 jew is-Segretarju Generali Joħann Pace Mob 9942 5489 jew bl-email info@asmk.org.mt  Għal iktar informazzjoni zur is-sit elettroniku www.asmk.org.mt

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