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ADAC Junior Cup prepares German stars for the future

ADAC Junior Cup prepares German stars for the future

ADAC Junior Cup prepares German stars for the future

From 20th to 23rd of March, German youngsters will be getting prepared for their new season in Magione, overseen by former Grand Prix rider Bernhard Absmeier and IDM pilot Matti Seidel. After a two year hiatus, the ADAC Junior Cup is being run again in 2005. The competition replaces the Red Bull Rookies series. The rejuvenated competition will involve 125cc machines with no more than 35 horsepower. 39 participants join the ADAC Junior Cup with foreigner riders composing a third of the list.

The ADAC Junior Cup offers a good chance for promising talent to participate in an affordable competition, and is seen as the first step forward to more prestigious classes. The calendar consists of eight rounds paired with some top national events in Germany. The enrolment cost to take part in series is a lowly 1160 euros.

The ADAC Junior Cup started in 1993. GP riders as Steve Jenkner, Reinhard Stolz, Klaus Nöhles, Mike Baldinger, Christian Kellner and former world champion Jörg Teuchert appeared in the competition. Katja Poensgen career was also born from the ADAC Junior Cup. The former German rider won 1995 edition being the only girl on the grid.

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125cc, 2005

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