Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup – Aragon test report
Three days of thrilling testing set Motorland Aragon alight and the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies can’t wait to get to the first race in Jerez in four weeks. Though track temperatures were cool with rain in the morning of the second day it was an excellent start to the... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Aragon Race 2: Sasaki takes win and Cup in season finale
Ayumu Sasaki took a perfectly judged, last second victory at Motorland Aragon but had already taken the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup for 2016 when is single rival, Aleix Viu, was brought down on the first lap. It quickly became a three man battle for the lead with Rufino Florido... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Aragon race 1: Toba takes the win and Sasaki needs 2 points
Two points – all that separates Ayumu Sasaki from the 2016 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. The 15-year-old Japanese crossed the line fourth after 15 thrilling laps of Motorland Aragon while his rival Aleix Viu took second behind Kaito Toba and ahead of Rory Skinner. It was a fabulous six... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Aragon preview
Sasaki has one hand on the Cup as the championship heads to Aragon Japanese 15-year-old Ayumu Sasaki has a 31 point advantage in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup going into the last two races of the season this weekend in Aragon. There are still 50 points on offer for a... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Sasaki takes the win at Misano
The Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup action boiled over in Misano and Ayumu Sasaki took home the 25 points ahead of Aleix Viu and Kaito Toba. That was the order on the podium but not crossing the line. Six KTM RC 250 Rs battled, race long, for the lead and... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Misano: Qualifying round-up
Italian 16-year-old Mattia Casadei snatched pole position from Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup leader Ayumu Sasaki in the last seconds of Misano qualifying. It had been Raúl Fernández, the 15-year-old Spaniard, who had looked strongest through most of the session but Sasaki, the 15-year-old Japanese, deposed him on the... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Misano race weekend preview
It is all getting very tense in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. Just three races remain in the 10th season, the battle for this year’s crown is fierce and already those aiming to be included in the 2017 Cup have signed up online with the applications about to... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Garcia takes second win from pole in Brno race 2
Marc Garcia has thrown himself at the championship chase with a fabulous Brno double while Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup points leader Ayumu Sasaki kept his challenge rolling with third behind fellow title hopeful Raúl Fernández. Aleix Viu hung on to second place in the points table but suffered... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Brno preview
Who can stop Aleix Viu? That’s the question as the 15-year-old Spaniard led 33 of 34 laps at the Red Bull Ring this past weekend. Just a few days to ponder that after the two thrilling Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup races in Austria for the 24 Rookies and... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Aleix Viu takes Race 2 in Austria
After a string of second places, Aleix Viu would not be denied his victory on Sunday at the Red Bull Ring. An incredible final lap of Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup action on the KTM RC 250 Rs saw the 15-year-old Spaniard respond to attacks by Ayumu Sasaki and... Read more