Watch: Ħal Far raceway hosts National Dragracing Championships

Watch: Ħal Far raceway hosts National Dragracing Championships

Video: Oliver Attard

The Malta Drag Racing Association held the first round of the National Drag Racing Championship at their raceway in Ħal Far last weekend.

The championship started with great enthusiasm and roughly 100 cars signed up to compete.

Although the round was very well organized most competitors suffered engine damages or needed more time tune up the new setups they prepared for this season.

The Bracket Classes were won by Mario Camenzuli, Steve Bugeja, Michael Caruana, Chantelle Zammit, Jurgen Debono, Glen Caruana, Reuben Pirotta, Clint Fenech Paul Fenech.

Aaron Farrugia, Clinton Degiorgio, Terry Gilam, and Lesley Portelli took the honours in the Index classes.

In the Motorcycles Bracket Classes, Lesley Said and Franklyn Borg, Chris Vella won the Index class and Shawn Buttigieg won the Motorcycles open class.

Paul Fenech topped Open Class 1 and John Martin won both Open Class 2 and Class 2 Extreme.

Front Wheel Drive Open Class was won by Marvic Galea.

CA6 class Anthony Vella, Emmanuel Vassallo finish on top of the DTA5 class.

Classes PS4 and SM3 have been won by Clint Caruana and Glenn Fenech respectively.

D4, D5 and D6 saw the success of Miguel Montebello, Emmanuel Galea and Mario Borg.

Alan Muscat prevailed in the DTF Class.

Christian Pace won the Escort Class 2 and Escort Class 3, Mario Borg finished on top of the leaderboard in the Open Class 6 and Reuben Pirotta win the SM4 Class.

The youngest winner of the day was Xavier Camilleri by winning the Junior Dragster Class and the best reaction on the light was that of Shawn Buttigieg,

At the start of this round, the Malta Drag Racing Association announced that it signed a new sponsorship agreement for the next three years with Enemed.

The second round of the National Drag Racing Championship is going to be held between May 3 and 5.

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