17/04/2024

Young Maltese Karting Talent Set to Shine at the Rok Series Winter Cup Trophy in Italy

As the motorsport world eagerly anticipates the start of the Rok Series Winter Cup Trophy at the prestigious South Garda Karting track in Italy, all eyes are on three promising young Maltese talents: Morgan Zammit, Jessica Calleja, and Benjamin Westwood. These dynamic drivers, representing the future of Maltese motorsport, are poised to make their mark in the highly competitive Mini Rok category.

The Winter Cup Trophy, a renowned National race that welcomes international participants, boasts a formidable line-up of maximum 54 drivers vying for victory on the challenging track. For Zammit, Calleja, and Westwood, this event serves as a platform to showcase their skills on an international stage and gain invaluable experience against top-tier competition.

The action-packed schedule kicks off on Friday, February 23rd, with sporting checks, document verification, and tire distribution. The following day, Friday, February 24th, will see the drivers engage in free practice sessions, followed by qualifying practice and qualifying heats as they strive to secure favourable grid positions for the main events. Finally, on Sunday, February 25th, the event unfolds with the qualifying heats and the eagerly awaited finals, where the young Maltese drivers will perform to their utmost.

In recent years, Malta has witnessed a surge in karting talent, with young drivers consistently delivering impressive performances and demonstrating significant improvement. With Zammit, Calleja, and Westwood leading the charge, the future looks brighter than ever for Maltese motorsport, and their participation in events like the Winter Cup Trophy underscores the growing prominence of the island nation on the international karting scene.

As these promising talents prepare their journey to compete, they carry not only the hopes of their nation but also the determination to leave a lasting impression among their peers and rivals alike. Wishing the best of luck to Zammit, Calleja, and Westwood and make Malta proud on the world stage of karting.