Carmel ‘Chiefy’ Cilia wins Honorary Motorsport Award

Carmel Cilia, known affectionately as ‘Chiefy’, was awarded with the Audi and Malta Motorsport Federation Honorary Award.

Carmel Cilia, known affectionately as ‘Chiefy’, was awarded with the Audi and Malta Motorsport Federation Honorary Award during a motorsports awards ceremony on Friday.

Former Formula One driver and five times Le Mans champion Emanuele Pirro was the guest of honour.

“Cilia’s life commitment to the progression of motorsports has been outstanding,” MMF President Tonio Cini said. “He is a local motorsport icon who has competed and contributed within the majority of the local clubs, and his commitment was genuinely down to a love of the sport.”

Marco Ferrari, General Director of ACI Sport Italia, was also presented with a special award for “the outstanding support and friendly collaboration there is between the two national federations”.

Last year, ACI Sport Italia allowed Maltese Kart racing drivers to compete in their championships.

The National Recognitions presented yesterday went to

All Wheel Drive Club Malta

Mr Robert Caruana

Mr Kevin Mallia

Island Car Club

Mr Keith Camilleri

Mr Aldo Laferla

Karting Club Malta

Mr Clayton Mizzi

Mr Gianluca Dingli

Malta Drifting Association

Mr Kaysie Wood

Mr Carmelo Borg

Malta Drag Racing Association

Mr Duncan Micallef

Mr Shawn Buttigieg

Old Motors Club

Dr Lino Gauci Borda

Mr Paul Cutajar

Porsche Club Malta

Mr Malcolm Farrugia

Mr William England

Valletta Gran Prix Foundation

Mr Nikolai De Giorgio

Mr Joseph Said

MMF Special Award

ACI Sport Italia – Dr Marco Ferrari

Audi and MMF Honorary Recognition Award

Mr Carmel Cilia

More in Motorsports

Get access to the real stories first with the digital edition

Subscribe