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Riders clash in heated Garuga race

By Vision Reporter

Added 21st May 2013 10:12 AM

IN the MX1 category Asaf Natan was penalized for unsporting conduct after he was adjudged to have intentionally blocked Maxime van Pee

Riders clash in heated Garuga race

IN the MX1 category Asaf Natan was penalized for unsporting conduct after he was adjudged to have intentionally blocked Maxime van Pee

By Johnson Were

MX1 open class

Maxime Van Pee 75 pts

Yannick Duyck 60

Unisan Bakunda 59

MX2 125cc category

Talha Kiggundu 75

Ahmed Tamale 64

Fatuh Kiggundu 61

MX 85cc Category

Alistair Blick 72

Ali Omar 69

Harm Kamstra 60

MX 65cc Category

Fortune Ssentamu 75

Wazir Omar 64

Paddy Blick 60

MX 50cc Category

Ben Nsumba 75

Waleed Omar 64

Aslan Farouqi 62

THE motocross fraternity that turned up in Garuga on Sunday returned home satisfied with the level of competition the riders exhibited during the 3rd round of the Mountain Dew National Motocross championship over the weekend.

Maxime Van Pee battled Asaf Natan in the MX1 category while Ali Omar battled with traditional rival Alistair Blick in the MX 85cc category.

In the MX 50 cc category Ben Nsumba defeated champion Waleed Omar in a tight race that saw young star Aslan Farouqi finish a third behind Waleed Omar.

It wasn't long before Yannick Duyck fell off his bike after the aerial manouvre.

Meanwhile in the 65cc category Fortune Ssentamu won all the heats and with no difficulty leaving Wazir Omar and Paddy Blick to settle for the second and third place respectively.

Bad blood in the MX1 category

In the MX1 category Asaf Natan was penalized for unsporting conduct after he was adjudged to have intentionally blocked Maxime van Pee during the second heat of the 3rd round.

Maxime who won the event overtook Asaf in a sharp bend and in the process, Asaf’s front wheel made contact with Maxime’s rear wheel leading to the former falling off his bike.

Blick communicates to his son Alistair blick (99) as he battles Omar in the 85 cc.

Asaf got back on his bike, short-cut the track and blocked Maxime a thing that left the organisers unhappy and was promptly docked points which left him languishing in 8thposition.

The penalty though polarized fans and fellow riders’ opinions with some calling for Asaf’s disqualification.

“This is not acceptable, if its true Maxime rammed his rear wheel, he should have taken the matter to the authorities to decide but not to act the way he did,” Arthur Blick Junior stated.

“Yes he must have gotten angry being knocked but it’s unsporting behaviour to block a colleague on the track otherwise we shall start seeing riders parking their bikes and set a ring in the middle of the track,” Blick explained.

His words were further echoed by former FMU vice president technical Kisitu Mayanja and Farouqi Nawaz father of 50cc rider Aslan Farouqi.

Fans cheers on Ham Karmstra.

Asaf however insisted that Maxime was riding badly and he knocked him twice a thing which he could not stomach.

Maxime van pee (75pts) won the MX1 category with Yannick Duyck (60pts) finishing second and Asaf finishing eight with 44points, while Talha Kiggundu, his uncle Ahmed Tamale and brother Fatuh Kiggundu finished first, second and third respectively in the MXII 125cc category.

In the 85cc category, Alistair Blick (72pts) defeated his traditional rival Ali Omar who finished second with 69points while Harm Kamstra (60pts) finished third.

Fortune Ssentamu won the 65cc followed by Wazir Omar while Ben Nsumba overcame Waleed Omar in the 50cc category.

Riders clash in heated Garuga race

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