2020 Red Bull FIM Rookies Cup calendar announced

1 Mins read
Image Credit:

The official calendar for the 2020 Red Bull FIM Rookies Cup has been announced with 13 races spanning over seven different circuits. 

The season will start on the 2-3 of May with the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto kicking proceedings off. 

Riders and teams then head to Le Mans and Mugello for rounds two and three with Sachsenring hosting round four in late June. 

KymiRing will host the fifth race weekend of the season at the newly build circuit based in Litti Kymenlaasko, Finland

To close out the year, we then head to the Red Bull Ring, Austria before finishing the year with the second Spanish round at MotorLand Aragon. 

Champion in 2019 Carlos Tatay moves up to the Moto3 class for 2020, meaning Pedro Acosta who finished runner up to his fellow Spaniard enters the season favorite for the title.

Acosta is joined by three fellow Spaniards as Alex Escrig, David Salvador and Marcos Uriarte are all in the confirmed rider lineup.

Eight more riders make up the current 2020 field with Indonesian Mario Aji, Matteo Bertelle of Italy, Australia’s Billy Van Eerde, Zonta Van Den Goorbergh of the Netherlands, Swiss rider Noah Dettwiler, Artem Maraev of Russia, Gabin Planques of France and finally Germany’s Philip Tonn

2020 will mark the 13th season of the Red Bull Rookies Cup, with current MotoGP Ducati Avintia rider Johann Zarco becoming the first champion in 2007.

The championship in recent years has been won in commanding fashion with only Kazuki Masaki in 2017 winning the championship by a race win or less. 

The margin that year was 11 points and this year has the potential to be another highly fought close battle. 

134 posts

About author
25 Year old Motorsport enthusiast, with my expertise lying mostly with Motorcycle racing. Lived abroad when I was younger and I've also played a variety of different sports in that time. I'm currently studying Sports Journalism, with the hope of getting into commentary in the future.
Related posts
Formula 1MotoGP

Ferrari Considered Giving Valentino Rossi a Full-time Drive with Sauber for 2007

2 Mins read
Ex-Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has opened up about the negotiations that went down between Ferrari and Valentino Rossi in the mid-2000s.

NBC to shut down NBCSN by end of 2021, motorsports like NASCAR and IndyCar among affected

5 Mins read
NBC plans to end NBCSN before the end of 2021. Motorsports like NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, and MotoGP, which have races on the network, will have to look for alternatives in the NBC family like USA Network.

Oliveira and Tech3 victorious in Styria

3 Mins read
Miguel Oliveira claimed his maiden win in the premier class and for Red Bull KTM Tech3 in a stop-start second AustrianGP.