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MOKE1K 12-08-2010 03:08 PM

WSBK and the Ninja 250
 
WSBK Launches Junior Cup with 250 Ninjas
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
This PR just in: Superbikeplanet

Press Release

Rome, Wednesday 8 December 2010

European Junior Cup launched in 2011

The European Junior Cup is an exciting new class that will feature at the events of the 2011 Superbike World Championship organized by Infront Motor Sports. Open to 14 to 17 year old racers from around the world the European Junior Cup takes place at some of the most famous and legendary racing circuits in the calendar.

Riders will compete on identical race prepared Kawasaki Ninja 250R motorcycles and will have the opportunity to display their talent in front of thousands of racing fans when they take to the track, directly before Sunday's second World Superbike race.

The fantastic European Junior Cup package includes:

· Race prepared Kawasaki Ninja 250 R and pit equipment

· Transport of motorcycle to all rounds

· Entry fees, tyres and fuel

· Riding equipment and team wear

· Hospitality at the Junior Cup paddock village

· Technical support

· Race coaching from star riders

· Pre season training camp in Spain.


To prepare the young riders as they begin their international racing careers there will be an active coaching programme throughout the season, beginning with a training camp for all participants in Guadix, Spain.


The series then visits the following circuits:


· Assen (15-17 April)

· Monza (6-8 May)

· Aragon (17-19 June)

· Silverstone (29-31 July)

· Nurburgring (2-4 September)

· Magny-Cours (30 September - 2 October)


The European Junior Cup welcomes racers from a wide range of motorcycling disciplines. Entries will be considered from all riders who have held a competition license for at least one year in either road racing, motocross, enduro, supermoto, trials or minimoto.


For further information or to enroll in this exciting new youth series please visit the European Junior Cup website, which will shortly be online.

acecycleins 12-08-2010 05:13 PM

Heavy bikes. Kinda suprised that they picked it. Good for Kawi.

pplassm 12-08-2010 06:58 PM

Looking for sponsors. Not for me, but my daughter may qualify.

MOKE1K 12-08-2010 07:20 PM

I'd love bangin bars on a 250 at some of those tracks. Should make for some interesting racing.

trenttheuncatchable 12-09-2010 03:22 PM

I'd be interested in learning what "race prepared" actually means in terms of mods.

MOKE1K 12-21-2010 04:19 AM

Probably not much, but then again this is at the world level. My guess would be suspension, tires, minor power mods and hopefully bodywork.

Shipping 03-10-2011 03:44 AM

not much...

mscuddy 03-10-2011 11:19 AM

Maybe they can throw some old Hudson Hornets in the class too. Paint 'em pink with zoomerang pipes through the hood. Gotta keep it interesting. Charlie Sheen would approve.


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