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Provisional 2020 IATC calendar announced, with a thrilling unique addition

The provisional calendar for the 2020 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup has been announced, mapping out another passable year of competition for the Boulevard to MotoGP™ initiative. As ever, the season begins with the now-veteran season opener alongside MotoGP™ in Qatar earlier than taking in Buriram, Sepang and Motegi, but there’s also a thrilling addition for 2020: Australia.

Next season, the IATC will pick on the spectacular Bend Motorsport Park, a voice-of-the-artwork unique circuit in Tailem Bend near Adelaide that opened its doorways in 2018. Racing alongside the Global Motofest in Would possibly possibly perchance perchance, this could be the third spherical of the IATC season.

Because the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup targets to ogle abilities from in some unspecified time in the future of Asia and Oceania, this spherical Down Under is a if truth be told valuable addition to the calendar and between that and Australian Invoice Van Eerde having taken the 2018 Cup, the future is having a search for ever brighter for young riders in the predicament. This announcement also comes at a becoming time as MotoGP™ equipment up for the Australian Immense Prix this weekend; an tournament obvious to blow their own horns the nation’s amazing passion for the game over another time.

Peter Doyle, CEO of Motorcycling Australia: ‘’Motorcycling Australia and the Australian Superbike Championship are elated to welcome the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup to Australia in 2020. The Global Motofest has rapidly changed into a standout tournament on the Australian motorcycle calendar and the addition of IATC is a finest fit. This affords a large different for the fastest young abilities at some stage in the Asia Pacific predicament to compete together and to start their toddle on the Boulevard to MotoGP. Younger Australian riders dangle already succeeded on this pathway and we hope that the Australian Superbikes Championship continues to play a pivotal position in also establishing enormous racing Down Under. I’m obvious the IATC racing could possibly be action-packed alongside Australia’s most efficient rider in action and this makes the tournament a stride weekend no longer to be ignored.’’

Sam Shahin, Managing Director of The Bend Motorsport Park:  “The imaginative and prescient for The Bend Motorsport Park is to be a world class facility which hosts world traditional occasions of the ideal calibre. The Idemitsu Asian Talent Cup is a thrilling series that can grief its riders at The Bend. We wait for welcoming them alongside with Dorna, the first class organisation in the abet of the series.”

Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports:  “The Asia Talent Cup is one of the largest projects in our Boulevard to MotoGP program and it’s an unrivalled different for young riders in the predicament to start their route to the stay. We are exasperated to be heading to The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia, because it provides a brand unique track to the Cup, which is often perfect for competition. Australia is a if truth be told valuable nation for Immense Prix racing, with MotoGP having stride there since 1989 and multiple World Champions hailing from the nation, and is therefore also a pivotal presence in our Boulevard to MotoGP program.”

Choose updated on who could possibly be on the grid racing the unique-search for calendar subsequent year because the 2020 Quite loads of Match takes situation at Sepang on the 29th and 30th October, after which be obvious to tune in for 2019 IATC season finale on the the same track from the 1st to Third November. Who will pick over from Van Eerde because the Champion? We’re about to win out.

DATE

EVENT TYPE

COINCIDING EVENT

CIRCUIT

COUNTRY

11th – 12th February

TEST

None

SEPANG

MALAYSIA

Sixth – eighth March

Races 1&2

MotoGP™

LOSAIL

QATAR

20th – 22nd March

Races 3&4

MotoGP™

BURIRAM

THAILAND

eighth – 10th Would possibly possibly perchance perchance

Races 5&6

Australian Superbike Championship

THE BEND

AUSTRALIA

7th – Ninth August

Races 7&8

Malaysian Superbike Championship

SEPANG

MALAYSIA

18th – 20th October

Races 9&10

MotoGP™

MOTEGI

JAPAN

1st – Third November

Races 11&12

MotoGP™

SEPANG

MALAYSIA


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