Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup 2016 Opens Application Period

Date posted on July 2, 2015
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Candidates from potential entrants from Asia, Australia and New Zealand have from 1st July 2015 to 15th August 2015 to apply ( , to be involved in one of the most exciting race series in the world.m Asia, Australia and New Zealand are eligible for participation in what will be the third edition of the competition.

The Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup, launched in 2014, is designed to help bring through and develop the best young riding talent in the region, and act as a feeder series to the world of motorcycle racing. The 2016 project aims to give riders from Asia, Australia and New Zealand a formal path into competitive road racing, to help further their careers and skills.

Run by Dorna, the organizers of the MotoGP World Championship, the eni FIM Superbike World Championship and the FIM CEV Repsol, as well as co-organizer of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, the competition provides a spotlight for the most talented young riders in the region to showcase their skills on identical machines.

Co-managed by successful talent scout Alberto Puig, responsible for nurturing such talents as Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa and leader of the successful MotoGP Academy, the competition will sees stars of the future participating in a multi-round series in 2016 again on Honda NSF250R Moto3 bikes. The most talented riders who make it through from the 2016 pre-selection event at the Sepang International Circuit from 20th-21st October 2015, before this year’s Malaysian MotoGP round, will race in the third edition of the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup next year.

Currently there are 22 young riders competing in the 2015 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup, do not miss your opportunity to join them in 2016! To be eligible you must be born between 1st January 1995 and 1st February 2003, and you can apply here ( until the 15th August 2015.