WSB organisers announce new-one make race series

Kawasaki Ninja 250s to battle it out in 2011 for European Junior Cup

WSB CHAMPIONSHIP organisers Infront Motor Sports have announced the formation of a new one-make 'European Junior Cup' for 2011, using Kawasaki's new Ninja 250R.

The series will be run over six rounds at various top-flight European circuits and is open to 14 to 17 year olds, with a view as a stepping stone into the big time.

Newcomers are not allowed; entrants must have held a competition license for at least one year in either road racing, motocross, enduro, supermoto, trials or minimoto. Entry into the series will cost each rider 18,950 euros (£15,900). The 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.

2011 European Junior Cup schedule

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)