It’s your turn! Take your place on the Road to MotoGP™ - applications are open now!

Applications for the 2025 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup are now open until the 14th of July 2024

Riders can now apply to become part of the 2025 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup! Potential competitors from across Asia and Oceania can now register online at for their chance to join the Road to MotoGP™. But act fast, applications close on the 14th of July 2024.

The Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup is a unique opportunity for riders from the region to race alongside MotoGP™ and learn their race craft on the Road to MotoGP™. ATC riders compete on identical Honda NSF250R Moto3™ machines, offering an opportunity like no other to show off their talent.

Enrolment and selection

Registration is now open at until the 14th of July 2024. Once prospective riders have registered, their application will be considered by our expert panel for a chance to be invited to the Selection Event, where the final decision on who joins the 2025 grid will be made.

The Selection Event will take place in Malaysia at Sepang International Circuit on October 29th and 30th 2024. There, our panel of experts will put applicants through their paces to assess each rider, and the best will be offered the chance to join the 2025 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup and take their Road to MotoGP™.

Important information

There is no minimum level of experience required, but a certain level of skill must be shown.

Previous experience may include dirt track, motocross, scooter, or MiniGP rather than circuit racing, but the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup is focused on searching for talent and potential, not experience.

Applicants must be born between the 1st of January 2004 and the 1st of March 2011.

The list of those chosen to attend the Selection Event will be published on the 23rd August 2024.

Key dates

  • Registration opens:14th June 2024 (online at
  • Registration closes:14th July 2024
  • Publication of list for Selection Event:23rd August 2024 (online at
  • Selection Event:October 29th and 30th 2024, Sepang International Circuit