Mario Cauchi wins Class A of first seasonal event in Gozo
The Gozo Motocross Association’s first event of the season was a Fun Race that took place at Ta’ Xhajma track in hot temperatures and very dry surroundings.
In Class A, winner of Best Rider 2015/16, Mario Cauchi, challenged Maltese rider David Dimech on his CRF 450cc. They were followed closely by Robert Spiteri on a YZF 250cc.
All three heats presented an exciting spectacle to the MotoX fans who watched on with great interest.
Another Maltese rider, Gethro Apollo, together with Gozitan Steve Xuereb were also in Class A as were newcomers Adam Sultana and Matthew Mercieca.
In Class B, Nataniel Camilleri, Keith Bugeja and Maltese rider William Apollo added to the excitement as Jorn Stellini, 2015/16 champion in Class C and Matthew Zammit, 2015/16 champion in Class B fought for 1st place.
In Class C, Anthony Fenech challenged Daniel Camilleri while Steve Cassar, Raymond Caruana and Mark Camilleri also concluded the three heats in this category.
The results of the day are as follows: CLASS A 1. Mario Cauchi; 2. Dimech; 3. Robert Spiteri CLASS B 1. Matthew Zammit; 2. Jorn Stellini; 3. Nataniel Camilleri CLASS C 1. Daniel Camilleri; 2. Anthony Fenech; 3. Mark Camilleri David
Meanwhile the Gozo Motocross Association announced that the 2016/17 Championship will commence on Sunday, 30 October.
More FunRaces and other events such as Enduro and Trials will be taking place during this exciting 2016/17 season.