18 riders compete in second round of Gozo Motocross Championship
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Eighteen riders participated in Sunday’s second round of the Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship.
The event, organised the the Gozo Motocross Association, was watched by large crowds of fans who came to support their favourite riders in an atmosphere of high emotions, noise and excitement at Ta’ Xhajma Track.Riders in Class A dominated the day as twice Champion 2014/15 and 2015/16 Etienne Bigeni, fought hard against Stefan Dimech, Steve Xuereb, Edward Ciantar and Joseph Bigeni. Xuereb came in third, while Bigeni won this category by one point on Dimech. Robert Spiteri and Keith Bugeja also participated in Class A.
Class B was just as challenging with Nataniel Camilleri and Brandon Slowe, both striving hard for first place. In fact Slowe ended up first, followed very closely by Camilleri. Jorn Stellini came in third followed by Joseph Luke Gauci.In Class C, Anthony Fenech, Matthew Buttigieg and Matthew Spiteri challenged each other while the return of Kurt Fenech put Steve Cassar and Raymond Caruana at a disadvantage. Buttigieg came in first place while Fenech came in second followed by Spiteri. Emma Xuereb also competed in this class.
Gozo Motocross Association said that the third round of the Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship 2016/17 will take place on Sunday, the 10th of December, at Ta’ Xhajma Track. Races start at 1.00pm. The Association encourages and welcomes new riders.Please visit the Gozo Motocross Association facebook page for updates.
Photographs by Alain Salvary