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AUTOCROSS RACES IN AID OF ARKA FOUNDATION IN GOZO

Autocross Racing in Gozo will be held in Gozo this coming weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9th, 10th and 11th September by Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi (ASMK).

All will be going to Xewkija in Gozo with their Autocross cars. This Annual event sponsored by 'ASMK' and 'Pasta POIATTI is the third consecutive year that ASMK is organizing motorsport in Gozo both for the Maltese and the Gozo competitors in the Island of Gozo.

This program is being held in Gozo to raise funds in aid of ARKA Foundation who offers valuable work and support with all her residents in Gozo.

Further to this ASMK will be exposing the motorsport of Autocross among the Gozo spectators especially to those who find difficulty to cross the Gozo channel to watch this sport normally held at Ta Qali Malta.

This edition of activities will be taking place in a new and different location from the previous events held during the last two years in Gozo. ASMK reached an agreement with the Gozo Horse Racing Association to use their Sports complex for this event.

A temporary Autocross track is being constructed by ASMK members in the large area located within the boundaries in the centre of the horse race track which area is never used by horses on site.

The locality of Ta Xhajma is big enough in space to hold this Autocross cars event who are expected to offer a great show while racing is in progress by Maltese and Gozo drivers.

The spectators, young and old including children can watch this sport from the safe seating areas on site.

ASMK would like to thank the Gozo Horse Racing Association Committee especially Ms. Mary Mifsud President of the Association for their full cooperation in making this great event possible in their locality in favour of ARKA Foundation of Gozo.

The Minister for Gozo is supporting this event in conjunction with the Gozo Sports Board and the Works Department of Gozo. Thank You is also addressed to the Gozo Police Force, Joe Apap family and many other Gozo collaborators who are giving their share and support towards this event to make it possible and a success.

Car Testing and Practice sessions on track which is located in Triq ix-Xewkija Ta’ Xhajma, l/o Xewkija will be held on Friday and Saturday 9th and 10th September from 5pm onwards.

The Sunday races are scheduled to Start at 10: 30 in the morning and are expected to keep on going in the afternoon.

All Competitors and spectators are expected to give a donation in aid of Arka Foundation. The award winner’s ceremony will take place on the spot by distinct personnel at the end of the program.

With regards to this event one can find further information on the website of the Association www.asmk.org.mt and on Facebook pages named A.S.M.K. Malta and Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi. One can also make contact by email to:- [email protected] or Mobile 9942 5489.

Photo by Mario Micallef
 
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