Quoted over the course of the recent Formula 1 weekend, CEO of the Sepang International Circuit, Datuk Ahmad Razlan Ahmad Razali announced the launch of the SIC Ninja 250 Cup in May of this year. Managed in coordination with BikeART Racing, the series will feature 20 young riders from across Malaysia competing in five of the MSS races during 2012.
The program aims to develop riders to head into the competitive professional classes of motorcycle racing, developing fitness, nutrition awareness, business acumen and overall riding skills. “Its a complete program for aspiring riders” commented Steven Ong, team manager of BikeART racing. “We’ve gotten great support from our partners in this program. It’s an aggressive schedule but we’re ready to make it happen”.
Riders need to sign up for the program following which they will be interviewed and then a try out program will be run at the end of April. First race happens in May.
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