Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Aragón selection event

Thursday, 13 October 2011

After 3 days of brilliant Aragón sunshine, 11 riders were selected from over 100 competitors for the 2012 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup.

Every year the competition gets more intense, and after two the initial test days 55 riders were invited to attend the final day on Wednesday held at the Aragón circuit.

The format from the first two days was repeated, and groups of seven to eight riders each had a 15 minute session in the morning and another in the afternoon to show off their abilities to the judging panel. After the panel deliberated, the invitation list was read out to a tense and expectant assembly. The invitees chosen at Aragón were announced as follows:

Nicolò Castellini (ITA)
Simon Danilo (FRA)
Karel Hanika (CZE)
María Herrera (ESP)
Livio Loi (BEL)
Stefano Manzi (ITA)
Jorge Martín (ESP)
Diego Perez (ESP)
Bradley Ray (GBR)
Filippo Scalbi (ITA)
Jordan Weaving (RSA)

2012 Provisional Entry List:
Willi Albert (GER)
Florian Alt (GER)
Hafiq Azmi (MAS)
Lorenzo Baldassarri (ITA)
Nicolò Castellini (ITA)
Simon Danilo (FRA)
Scott Deroue (NED)
Aaron Espana (ESP)
Josep Garcia (ESP)
Karel Hanika (CZE)
María Herrera (ESP)
Livio Loi (BEL)
Ivo Lopes (POR)
Stefano Manzi (ITA)
Jorge Martín (ESP)
Philipp Oettl (GER)
Diego Perez (ESP)
Bradley Ray (GBR)
Joe Roberts (USA)
Kyle Ryde (GBR)
Filippo Scalbi (ITA)
Alan Techer (FRA)
Lukas Trautmann (AUT)
Yui Watanabe (JPN)
Jordan Weaving (RSA)

More information can be found on the Rookies website:
www.redbullrookiescup.com

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