Six-round championship confirmed for new junior road racing academy.
Unveiled by Motorcycling Australia (MA) in September, the all-new bLU cRU Oceania Rookies Cup now has an official calendar for its inaugural season next year.
The Australian junior road racing academy will run in conjunction with Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK), attending five of the seven rounds on offer.
The Oceania Rookies Cup first time out on track will be the official ASBK Test at Phillip Island on 2-3 February, while the opening race of the season is set to go down at Wakefield Park 22-24 March.
The rookies will then head to Broadford State Motorcycle Complex in Victoria on 6-7 April for round two – their first and only non-ASBK round – before traveling to Queensland for round three at Morgan Park Raceway on 5-7 July.
From 6-8 September, the junior contenders will head to Winton Motor Raceway in Victoria for round four, followed by an outing at Phillip Island on 4-6 October for penultimate stop.
Rounding out the 2019 season, the show will head to Sydney Motorsport Park on 1-3 November, marking the final round of the bLU cRU Oceania Rookies Cup along with ASBK finale.
2019 Oceania Rookies Cup calendar:
Rd1 – 22-24 March – Wakefield Park Raceway, NSW
Rd2 – 6-7 April – Broadford State Motorcycle Complex, VIC
Rd3 – 5-7 July – Morgan Park Raceway, QLD
Rd4 – 6-8 September – Winton Motor Raceway, VIC
Rd5 – 4-6 October – Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC
Rd6 – 1-3 November – Sydney Motorsport Park, NSW