Aug 18, 2013
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From a press release
issued by Dorna Communications
Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup registration period commences
The Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup application period has commenced and talented young Asian riders are being invited to apply for selection. Potential candidates have until 22nd September to apply.
The Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup is an exciting new competition for 2014, which will act as a feeder series to the world of motorcycle racing.
The new project aims to give riders from the Asian region a formal path into competitive road racing.
Run by Dorna, the organizers of the MotoGP™ World Championship and the eni FIM Superbike World Championship, as well as co-organizer of the MotoGP Red Bull Rookies Cup, the competition will provide a spotlight for the most talented young riders in Asia.
Led in-part by renowned and successful talent scout Alberto Puig, responsible for such talents as Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa and the leader of the successful MotoGP™ Academy, the competition will see Asia’s stars of the future participate in a six-race series in 2014 on Honda NSR250R Moto3 machines.
The 22 most talented riders who make it through from the pre-selection event to be held at the Sepang International Circuit in October 2013, after this year’s Malaysian MotoGP round, will then race in Qatar, Indonesia (Sentul), China, Japan (Motegi), Malaysia, as well as in India (Buddh Circuit) – either on MotoGP™ or SBK race weekends or in independent events.
If you are between the age of 14 and 20 and think you have the talent to make it through to the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup, submit your application HERE ()