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2016 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup Calendar Announced

2016 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup Calendar Announced

The 2016 schedule for the third edition of the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup has been revealed, featuring 12 races.

The successful Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup will enters its third year in 2016, in this short time the Cup has already produced a World Championship rider in Adam Norrodin. 2016 will once again see the championship contested over six rounds in five different countriesm each round hosting two races. Sepang will see the season kick off with two days of testing in February before the Cup heads to Thailand to race alongside the WorldSBK Championship.

Qatar will host races three and four from March, the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup racing alongside the MotoGP™ World Championship. Mid-May will see the Cup riders return to Sepang for their first races at the Malaysian circuit, once again alongside the WorldSBK Championship before heading to the Zhuhai circuit in China. This race will run with the highly popular Pan Delta event.

The final two rounds of the 2016 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup season will see the youngsters follow the MotoGP™ riders to Motegi and Sepang in October for last four races. 12 races and ample practice time offer riders a chance to learn the tracks and continue to improve their race craft.

Date

Event Type

Coinciding Event

Circuit

Country

9th – 10th February

Test

None

Sepang

Malaysia

11th – 13th March

Races 1&2

WorldSBK Thailand

Buriram

Thailand

17th – 20th March

Races 3&4

MotoGP Qatar

Losail

Qatar

13th – 15th May

Races 5&6

WorldSBK Malaysia

Sepang

Malaysia

16th – 18th September

Races 7&8

Pan Delta

Zhuhai

China

14th – 16th October

Races 9&10

MotoGP Japan

Motegi

Japan

28th – 30th October

Races 11&12

MotoGP Malaysia

Sepang

Malaysia

Tags:
SAATC, 2016

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