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On Sunday 30th April 2017 the ASMK Trials bikers will be holding the 3rd event of the ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2016/2017 Trials Championship. The Program begins 9:00 am on Sunday at the ASMK Motorsport Complex.

Meanwhile, on Saturday 29th April 2017 at 3:00pm the Executive Committee has decided to run the Autocross Finals which were postponed on Sunday 9th April 2017 due to the limited time frame. The finalists in the Modified Class A are: – Gordon Johnson, Malcolm Borg, Philip Joe Vella and Terence Azzopardi all driving Opel Corsa cars and Noel Zammit on a Fiat Punto, Ryan Scicluna, Karl Micallef, Godfrey Gauci, Jonathan Vella and Noel Vella all on Ford Fiesta. Matthew Borg will be driving a Vauxhall Nova and Jean Paul Grech a Peugeot 106.

In the Standard Class the Finalist drivers are:- Johann Vella on an Opel Nova, Karl Scicluna, Quinn Camilleri and Angelo Galea will be driving their Peugeot 106 cars, a Citroen AX driven by Deane Farrugia and Nicovich Chircop on his Peugeot 206.

The finalists take their place on the Start Line just after the draws for their respective Start Line positions which is a normal procedure of the Autocross regulations.

On Sunday 9th April 2017 the Association organized the Fifth Motocross Championship event where 18 competitors divided into four classes raced on the Motocross track. The results were as follows:- In Class A Camilleri brothers were seen to dominate this class where Clayton Camilleri on his KTM registered his first win of this season. Clayton was followed in 2nd place by his brother Kyle Camilleri also on a KTM. The Camilleri brothers were followed by Muscat Trevor in third place and by his brother Paul Muscat in fourth place both riding on KTM bikes.

In Class B Ryan Faenza riding a Yamaha was seen to dominate and win this class followed by Daniel Caruana on a Honda while Adrian Bonnici on a Yamaha won 3rd place.

In Class C Michael Sant dominated and won this class on his Honda while Joseph Azzopardi on a Yamaha won 2nd place and third place was won by Christopher Hartmann on a KTM motorcycle.

The Veterans motocross class was won by Paul Deguara on a KTM. Jethro Sant won 2nd place on his Yamaha while his brother William Sant won third place on his Suzuki motorcycle.

The day’s program came to an end with the Demolition Derby for Small Cars up to 4 meters (13 feet) in length. In this edition 15 drivers participated in their modified cars as per the ASMK Demolition Rules. The 15 drivers were: – Jason Magro, Mauro Cassar, Stefan Farrugia, Jonathan Abela, Christian Cremona and Adrian Bonnici all on Skoda Favorit cars. Karl Mizzi was driving a VW Polo, Aaron Brydon on a KIA, Leo and Frank Butler both on Mazda cars, Wayne Mallia on a Subaru, Brian Mascari on a Peugeot 205, Clint Farrugia on his Lada, Larkin Butler on a Suzuki Swift, Christian Agius on a Daihatsu and Charles Falzon on a  Renault car.

During this game of these cars which is the last journey before going to the scrap iron heap the cars drove for two demonstration laps on the track right before starting the banging as allowed by the rules of the Demolition Derby. Soon cars started to change in shape and size before the eyes of the several hundreds of spectators who were safely in the paddocks.

Though the Demolition Derby lasted just over about 18 minutes one could see the ability of the drivers despite the voluntary collisions under strict race regulations. The game for the Winner and a Runner-Up ended between Brian Mascari on his Peugeot 205 and the Suzuki Swift of Larkin Butler as all the rest had come to a holt. In a few more minutes the winner was to be determined. Here we saw that Brian had his vehicle in a better condition to that of Larkin yet both made attempts to continue this game to the end. The Demolition was terminated when Larkin Butler surrendered to his immobile car and Brian Mascari was declared as the winner of the 2017 Small Car Demolition on his Peugeot 2015. Larkin Butler won the Runner-Up on his Suzuki Swift. Both were presented with trophies and celebrated in front of all present.

The Association informs that the next Demolition is scheduled to take place on 17th December just before Christmas 2017. Also, the Administration wish to inform the public that since there are ASMK Motocross riders who will be participating in the FMI Regional Motocross Championship the race of the 7 May will be held on the 21 May 2017.

Further information can be found on the website of the Association or on the Facebook pages named A.S.M.K. Malta or Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi. One can make contact by email or Mobile 99425489.

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