Mario Cauchi wins the Gozo Motocross Championship Semi-Finals
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Mario Cauchi won the Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship: Semi-Finals on Sunday at Ta’ Xhajma Track. This event took place as part of the Gozo Sports Festival organised by the Gozo Sports Board.
Cauchi held on fast to first place in all of the three heats, while Robert Spiteri and Etienne Bigeni followed closely.
The GMA said that 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.
With Class B 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.
Joseph Luke Gauci in Class C, returned once again in an attempt to win over Anthony Fenech who came in second. The GMA said that 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 announced 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.
The Gozo Sports Board has organised another event in collaboration with the Association – 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 said that it has a NightCross in the pipeline.
Motocross racing will take place after sundown at the track which will be lit with artificial lighting. More details of the latter event will follow soon.
For updates and further information please see the Gozo Motocross Association Facebook page.
Photographs by Alain Salvary