Applications for the 2022 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup have now closed, with hundreds of young riders from across Asia and Oceania having applied to join one of the biggest paths on the Road to MotoGP™. This year’s registration period ran from the 16th of June to the 16th of July, with prospective riders heading to www.asiatalentcup.com to apply for the chance to get invited to the Selection Event.
More than 400 riders from 22 different countries have applied to become part of the 2022 Cup. Those applications will now be considered and the riders to be invited to the Selection Event at Sepang International Circuit on the 26th and 27th of October will be chosen. The list of riders invited to the Selection Event will be announced on the 30th of July 2021 at www.asiatalentcup.com.
At the Selection Event, the prospective competitors will be put through their paces to test both their on-track ability and their off-track approach and mindset. The final decision on which riders will join the 2022 ATC grid will then be made, and those selected riders will head into a winter programme of preparation to get ready to race.
Confirmation: Applicants who will be invited to the Selection Event will be informed by the 30th of July (at www.asiatalentcup.com).
Selection Event: 26th and 27th October 2021
Dates and events are subject to the evolution of the pandemic and the approval of the corresponding governments and authorities.