Motocross riders battle for points in the Gozo Motocross Championship

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Motocross riders battle for points in the Gozo Motocross ChampionshipThe second round of the championship 2018/19 took place at Ta’ Xhajma Track on Sunday.

Twenty riders participated in the event, which was organised by the Gozo Motocross Association.

Numerous fans turned up to support their favourite riders during an exciting afternoon of racing.

Riders of Class A dominated the day as its riders put on the most incredible competitive show. Top rider of the championship classification, David Dimech together with Steve Xuereb and Nataniel Camilleri fought hard to place in the first three positions in all the three heats.Motocross riders battle for points in the Gozo Motocross ChampionshipDavid Dimech won this category, followed closely by Xuereb who was short by two points. Camilleri, champion 2017/18, who was promoted from Class B to Class A, came in third place.

Class B was just as challenging, with Glenn Vella, Robert Spiteri and Keith Bugeja striving hard for first place.

Vella who is top of the Class B Championship list achieved full points and ended up first followed by Bugeja in second place and Spiteri in third.

In Class C, Jorn Stellini held on fast to first place. Matthew Buttigieg came in second while Matthew Spiteri, champion 2017/18 in class C was placed third.Motocross riders battle for points in the Gozo Motocross ChampionshipRider Anthony Fenech returned to Class D. Daniel Portelli is also a newcomer in this category. David Mercieca did well, coming in first, followed closely by Eric Cardona. Young Isaac Bartolo, came in third place. Mercieca is leading this class.

Gozo Motocross Association said that the third round of the Yamaha Gozo Motocross Championship 2018/19, will take place on Sunday, the 16th of December, at Ta’ Xhajma Track. Races start at 1.00pm.

At the end of the event, trophies, supported by Mezzan Garage were awarded to the winners, while championship points were collected.

The Association said that it encourages and welcomes new riders.

To keep up to date with information and any updates on events please see the GMA facebook page.

Photographs by Alain Salvary

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