Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup

Yamanaka quickest drying at the Red Bull Ring 01

Yamanaka quickest drying at the Red Bull Ring

A storm cut FP2 short but the track was drying through the delayed Qualifying Session and 16-year-old Japanese Ryusei Yamanaka judged things perfectly to...
Fast from the start – Rookies 2019 season kicks off in Jerez 01

Fast from the start – Rookies 2019 season kicks off in...

The Red Bull MotoGP Rookies hit the ground running this weekend in Jerez just four weeks after the super fast and successful preseason test...
Rookies storm the Red Bull Ring 01

Rookies storm the Red Bull Ring

There will be lightning bolts on track but we will hope that the beautiful summer weather holds as we head to the Red Bull...
Yamanaka triumphs in race long battle at the Red Bull Ring 01

Yamanaka triumphs in race long battle at the Red Bull Ring

From his first pole position, Ryusei Yamanaka took a superb first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup win in Austria. The 16-year-old Japanese fought a...
Close battle for qualifying in Jerez Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup 01

Close battle for qualifying in Jerez Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup

A fascinating mix of favourites and newcomers will sit on the front rows of the grid on Saturday and Sunday after an intense first...
Kunii aiming for a repeat of 2018 in Mugello 01

Kunii aiming for a repeat of 2018 in Mugello

A different rider headed each of the three Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup practice sessions at Mugello but in the third, the qualifying session,...
Three battling for second witch will win 01

Three battling for second, witch will win

The pressure was on in the final qualifying session of the year and it was as much about tactics as pure speed as Xavier...
Get ready for the Tuscan Tempest – Rookies Cup Race 3 in Italy 01

Get ready for the Tuscan Tempest – Rookies Cup Race 3...

Last year's Mugello round of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup was a stunner. Aren't they all? - You say. Well yes but what...
Tatay flips the result on Kunii in Jerez 2 01

Tatay flips the result on Kunii in Jerez 2

The same trio of Carlos Tatay, Yuki Kunii and Barry Baltus who starred on Saturday put on another incredible display for 16 laps of...
Be bolder on the polder – Assen Rookies Cup 01

Be bolder on the polder – Assen Rookies Cup

It is time to crank it up a notch if the 24 chasing Red Bull MotoGP Rookies are going to keep points leader Carlos...
Tatay over Acosta by a tyre in Assen 1 01

Tatay over Acosta by a tyre in Assen 1

It all came down to the chicane at the end of the last lap. Barry Baltus dived for the inside ahead of Carlos Tatay...
Tatays timing triple at Assen 01

Tatay’s timing triple at Assen

Carlos Tatay was untouchable through Friday in Assen. The 16-year-old Spaniard headed Free Practice 1 by 0.694 seconds, FP2 by 0.382 and Qualifying by...
Pedro Acosta wins as Sachsenring Race 1 is cut short 01

Pedro Acosta wins as Sachsenring Race 1 is cut short

Pedro Acosta won Race 1 at the Sachsenring when it was red flagged due to an accident. The 15-year-old Spaniard was part of a...
Carlos caps a perfect weekend in Assen 01

Carlos caps a perfect weekend in Assen

Carlos Tatay wrapped up a faultless Dutch TT with a winning double after being fastest through practice and qualifying. The Spanish 16-year-old had to...
Who can stop Triumphant Tatay 01

Who can stop Triumphant Tatay

From the Netherlands, across Germany to the Sachsenring we go and there we will pivot into the second half of the 12 race Red...
Oncus only at Misano 01

Oncus only at Misano

The 15-year-old Turkish twins, Can and Deniz Öncü, are on a mission to win the single Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup race at Misano....
Kunii and Noguchi sandwich Tatay on the Sachsenring grid 02

Kunii and Noguchi sandwich Tatay on the Sachsenring grid

Two Japanese rising stars will stand on either side of Cup points leader Carlos Tatay on the grid for the German round of the...
Noguchi betters Tatay van Eerde incredible Spielberg 2 01

Noguchi betters Tatay & van Eerde – incredible Spielberg 2

Any one of sixteen could have won the intense seventeen lap race but it was Japanese 18-year-old Haruki Noguchi who put together two perfect...
Marc Marquez makes it a perfect ten at the Sachsenring 01

Brno: MotoGP™ is back in business

It’s time to reset, bounce back and get ready for the second half of the season Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) is in good shape...
To Spielberg for some close encounters of the Rookie kind 01

To Spielberg for some close encounters of the Rookie kind

And suddenly there are only five races left in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup for 2019. Five more times that the KTM RC...
Escrig and Uriarte team up for Red Bull Ring Qualifying 1 2 01

Escrig and Uriarte team up for Red Bull Ring Qualifying 1-2

Spaniards were in control all the way through Free Practice and Qualifying with 15-year-old Alex Escrig finally grabbing pole ahead of 14-year-old Marcos Uriarte...
Acosta van Eerde Noguchi quicker than 123 at Red Bull Ring 01

Acosta, van Eerde, Noguchi quicker than 1,2,3 at Red Bull Ring

A photo finish gave Pedro Acosta victory over Billy van Eerde and Haruki Noguchi in an incredible Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Race 1...
Kunii snatches victory from Tatay at the Sachsenring 01

Kunii snatches victory from Tatay at the Sachsenring

A sensational last lap saw Yuki Kunii steal the win from Carlos Tatay and Max Cook wrench third from the chasing pack of KTM...
Billy van Eerdes last corner win in Aragón 1 01

Billy van Eerde’s last corner win in Aragón 1

Advance Australia Fair has not been heard on the Rookies Cup rostrum for a long time but Billy van Eerde continued his remarkable season...
Keep off the paint – on the way to Misano success 01

Keep off the paint – on the way to Misano success

We have some Misano magic in store this weekend and being an Italian round there is just one Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup race....
Aragón armada for the home boys headed by Marcos Uriarte 01

Aragón armada for the home boys headed by Marcos Uriarte

Qualifying was just like a full on race with a huge pack of KTM RC 250 Rs thundering around Motorland Aragón to sort out the grid...
Noguchi nabs pole in Misano 01

Noguchi nabs pole in Misano

Following his win at the Red Bull Ring, Japanese 18-year-old Haruki Noguchi arrived in Italy full of confidence and he translated that into pole...
Acosta wins but Tatays third gives him the Cup in Misano 01

Acosta wins but Tatay’s third gives him the Cup in Misano

Misano's single race was a typical superb 10 rider lead battle headed much of the time by Carlos Tatay. The 16-year-old Spaniard kept his...
All on for Aragón – The last Rookies Cup races of the season 01

All on for Aragón – The last Rookies Cup races of...

Carlos Tatay makes a triumphant arrival at Motorland Aragón as Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup champion for 2019. There is no chance that the...
Sensational Salvador Wins Aragón 2 – Completes Rookies Cup Season

Sensational Salvador wins Aragón 2 – completes Rookies Cup season

David Salvador saved the best for last and won an incredible Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup finale in Motorland Aragón. The 15-year-old Spaniard put in...