17 riders through to 2017 Asia Talent Cup
after selection event
A group of 114 aspiring young riders were in attendance at the Sepang International Circuit
, on Wednesday 26th October, as the selection event for the 2017 Asia Talent Cup
took place under the watchful eye of Cup Director Alberto Puig
. Following the day’s action 17 riders have been selected to participate in next year’s competition, with seven further riders put on a standby list of reserves for the 2017 edition of the Cup.
The large group of boys and girls attending the trial included riders from Malaysia
, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, The Philippines, South Korea, India, Turkey, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, China, New Zealand and Nepal. The riders varied in age from 12 to 20 years-old. They were greeted by warm and sunny conditions and were not hampered by tropical rainstorms – as is often the case at Sepang
– as they undertook their trial on the 1.247km Sepang
Kart Circuit. All the riders ...