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2019-10-16 16:29:20

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 15:34

The Gozo Motorcross Association (GMA) organised its first round of the Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship 2019/20 with one of the most challenging and toughest race ever seen at Ta’ Xħajma Track.

Races started at 1pm and the afternoon proved to be an extremely enjoyable experience both for riders and spectators alike.

The association welcomed new and young riders Chris Tyler Mizzi and Mark Camilleri. both 15 years old, while Maltese rider Damien Tonna has also joined for this season’s racing.

In Class A, Steve Xuereb managed to achieve maximum points, followed by Glenn Vella, current champion 2019 in Class B and Class A champion 2019 David Dimech respectively.

In Category B,  James Zahra came in first, followed by Robert Spiteri and Jorn Stellini, also Champion in class C and who was promoted to Class B.

GMA welcomed back Matthew Zammit who won first place in Class C, followed by Arthur Micallef who won over Isaac Bartolo by a single point..

Unfortunately,  Class D champion 2019, David Mercieca, decided to skip this season. Michael Sant won first place. followed by Jurgen Attard and Steve Cassar. Female rider Nicole Cutajar, also raced in Class D

The second round of the Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship will take place on the 10th of November 2019, where new riders are always welcome.

Meanwhile, during the weekend of 2nd and 3rd November 2019, GMA in collaboration with the Ministry for Gozo will continue the second part of the sport twinning between Gozo and Sicily. Back in 2018, twelve Gozitan riders achieved positive results in Frankavilla Track, Sicily. At Ta Xhajma Motocross track, the riders will be able to do a whole day of training on Saturday 3rd and the competitions will take place on Sunday 4th. Races will start at 1pm.

For further information go to https://www.facebook.com/gmagozo/?fref=ts.

Photos by Michael Debrincat

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