Mario Cauchi wins Class A of first sea­sonal event in Gozo

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

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.

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