Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship: Semi-Finals

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 13:23

Gavin Muscat

The Gozo Motorcross Association is closing down its Championship as today’s semi-finals took place at Ta’ Xħajma Track. Races started at 1pm.This event was part of the Gozo Sports Festival organised by the Gozo Sports Board.

Mario Cauchi held on fast to first place in all of the three heats, while Robert Spiteri and Etienne Bigeni followed closely. All of the riders put on an incredible show of motocross racing. Cauchi dominated the day as he acquired maximum points winning first place in three heats. Spiteri followed closely while Bigeni came in third place.

Class B was just as challenging as John Attard raced head to head with Keith Bugeja both striving hard to win first place. In fact Attard ended up first while Bugeja came in second.  In third place Godfrey Bigeni was only a few points behind.

In Class C, Joseph Luke Gauci returned once again in an attempt to win over Anthony Fenech who came in second. As usual, Matthew Spiteri showed great determination in his bid to place well. He came in third, while Gauci stayed put in first position.

Gozo Motocross Association  announces that the Finals will be held on the 14th of May, at Ta’ Xhajma, where celebrations will be taking place to crown the new Gozitan MotoX Champion16/17.

Another event organised by the Gozo Sports Board in collaboration with the association is the Gozo Enduro Rally on the 6th of May 2017. All Enduro enthusiasts are encouraged to register themselves as early as possible for this event.

The third edition of the Xtreme Trials & EnduroCross will be held once again at Kercem Beer & Wine Festival on the 27th of July, in Kercem, while the association has a NightCross in the pipeline. Motocross racing will take place after sundown at the track which will be lit with artificial lighting. More detail of the latter event will follow soon.

One can also visit the Facebook page for regular updates.

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