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Maltese drivers broke records in the European Motorsport Time Attack Challenge held during this weekend in Cyprus. Thirty teams from various countries participated, including three from Malta.

Driver, Nicholas Xerxen, driving his Concorde Racing Mitsubishi Evo 7 broke the track record and registered the fastest time in the European Time Attack Challenge with with 1.04.449 in his 31st lap.

Another astonishing result came from a Maltese newcomer who took the podium after competing for the first time ever in such an event. Daniel J Vella, son of F1 Correspondent Pierre Vella, in his newly bought Kyokudo Racing Subaru Impreza grabbed the 4th Overall with 1.05.739.

The other Maltese driver, Josef Calleja finished in a respectable 19th place with respectable 19th place with 1.10.685 in his GFI Software Subaru Impreza.  (Laptimes and details updated by the Malta Motorsport Federation)

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