Red Bull Rookies, Jerez: Can Öncü wins opener with perfect last laps
Can Öncü confirmed his status as favourite for the 2018 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup with an impressive victory in the first race of the season in Jerez. The 14-year-old Turk had to work hard for it though, only getting the better of first timer Carlos Tatay, the 14-year-old... Read more
Red Bull Rookies: Jerez Preseason Test Day 1 report
The twelfth Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup season got underway in Jerez today with the preseason test and 25 of the world’s fastest teenagers blowing out the winter cobwebs on the Moto3 spec KTMs. The first races are not until the Gran Premio Red Bull de España in Jerez on... Read more
Rory Skinner narrowly misses podium in Rookies swansong
Young British motorcycle racer Rory Skinner completed his three-year spell in the prestigious Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup series with a pair of top 10 finishes, missing out on top three silverware by just over a tenth of a second in Sunday’s final 15 lap outing. The Scot faced two... Read more
First and second to Aleix Viu ends the Red Bull Rookies season in Aragon
Aleix Viu took his second Red Bull MotoGP Rookies win of the season and stole second place overall in the Cup from Can Öncü who slid off with two and a bit laps to go. A season of action was packed into the final 15 laps of 2017 with... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Austria: Masaki masters sensational finish to Red Bull Ring Race 2
Kazuki Masaki took his first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup victory with a brilliant last lap, holding off Can Öncü and Saturday’s winner Ai Ogura. 16-year-old Japanese Masaki closed the points gap on Cup leader Öncü to just five as the pair pull away from Spanish 16-year-old Aleix Viu... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Austria: Ogura dominates Red Bull Ring 1 after first lap drama
Ai Ogura overcame a first lap collision that knocked down both Can Öncü and Aleix Viu and rode a brilliant race to stamp his authority on the first Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup race of the weekend. The 16-year-old Japanese recovered from the incident at the second tight right... Read more
Red Bull Rookies, Brno: Can Öncü with all the answers in Race 1
Can Öncü took his fourth Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup victory in five races, coming out ahead of an incredible eight man battle for the win. The 14-year-old Turk flashed across the Brno finish line just in front of Matthias Meggle and Kazuki Masaki with Aleix Viu a frustratingly... Read more
Red Bull MotoGP Rookies: Sachsenring race 2 report
Can Öncü claimed his third win in four Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup races as he showed complete mastery of the Sachsenring. Chasing him home on their KTM RC 250 Rs were Aleix Viu and Kazuki Masaki and while they gave Öncü a hard time for most of the... Read more