The 2016 schedule for the third edition of the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup has been revealed, featuring 12 races.

ATC 2016

The successful Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup will enters its third year in 2016, in this short time the Cup has already produced a World Championship rider in Adam Norrodin. 2016 will once again see the championship contested over six rounds in five different countriesm each round hosting two races. Sepang will see the season kick off with two days of testing in February before the Cup heads to Thailand to race alongside the WorldSBK Championship.

Qatar will host races three and four from March, the Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup racing alongside the MotoGP™ World Championship. Mid-May will see the Cup riders return to Sepang for their first races at the Malaysian circuit, once again alongside the WorldSBK Championship before heading to the Zhuhai circuit in China. This race will run with the highly popular Pan Delta event.

The final two rounds of the 2016 Shell Advance Asia Talent Cup season will see the youngsters follow the MotoGP™ riders to Motegi and Sepang in October for last four races. 12 races and ample practice time offer riders a chance to learn the tracks and continue to improve their race craft.

DateEvent TypeCoinciding EventCircuitCountry
9th – 10th FebruaryTestNoneSepangMalaysia
11th – 13th MarchRaces 1&2WorldSBK ThailandBuriramThailand
17th – 20th MarchRaces 3&4MotoGP QatarLosailQatar
13th – 15th MayRaces 5&6WorldSBK MalaysiaSepangMalaysia
16th – 18th SeptemberRaces 7&8Pan DeltaZhuhaiChina
14th – 16th OctoberRaces 9&10MotoGP JapanMotegiJapan
28th – 30th OctoberRaces 11&12MotoGP MalaysiaSepangMalaysia

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