2024 applications extended until 23rd August!

21 July 2023

Applications for the 2024 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup have been extended by a month as riders continue to sign up from across Asia and Oceania 

Riders can now apply to become part of the 2024 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup until the 23rd of August! Prospective competitors from across Asia and Oceania now have even more time to register online at www.asiatalentcup.com for their chance to join the Road to MotoGP™. 

The Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup is a unique chance for riders from the region to race alongside MotoGP™ and learn their craft on the Road to MotoGP™. ATC riders compete on identical Honda NSF250R Moto3™ machines, offering an opportunity like no other to showcase their talent. 

Enrolment and selection 

Registration is now open at www.asiatalentcup.com until the 23rd of August 2023, as riders in feeder series across Asia and Oceania continue competition and decide their next steps. Once prospective riders have applied for the ATC, their application will be considered by our panel of experts and they may be invited to the Selection Event. The final decision on who joins the 2024 grid will be made at the selection event. 

The Selection Event will take place in Malaysia at Sepang International Circuit on the 7th and 8th of November 2023. There, our panel of experts will put applicants through their paces to assess each rider, with the best will be offered the chance to join the 2024 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup and follow their Road to MotoGP™.   

Important information 

There is no minimum level of experience required, but a certain level of skill must be shown. Previous experience may include dirt track, motocross, scooter or mini bike racing rather than circuit racing, but the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup is focused on searching for talent and potential, not experience. 

Applicants must be born between the 1st of January 2003 and the 1st of March 2010. 

The list of those chosen to attend the Selection Event will now be published on the 8th of September 2023. 

Key dates 

Registration opens: 23rd June 2023 (online at www.asiatalentcup.com)
Registration closes: 23rd August 2023
Publication of list for Selection Event: 8th September 2023 (www.asiatalentcup.com)
Selection Event: 7th & 8th November 2023, Sepang International Circuit 

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