Kunii leads the final charge for the Asia Talent Team2017-11-18 19:56
Yuki Kunii is the fastest qualifier for the Asia Talent Team’s final race of 2017, lining up in P7 and gunning for a top finish – or even the podium. He’s closely followed by compatriot Kazuki Masaki – the 2017 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Champion - fresh from his impressive wildcard performance at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in the Moto3™ World Championship. Masaki lines up P9 on the third row.
Somkiat Chantra, the 2016 Asia Talent Cup winner, is fired up for his final 2017 push and not far back in eleventh, with the Thai rider now back on full power after injury earlier in the season. Andi Farid took P14 as he aims to close out the season with another solid points finish, just ahead of Ai Ogura in P15- with the Japanese Jerez winner looking to charge forward on race day.
Racing begins tomorrow for the final round of the year, with the Circuit Ricardo Tormo hosting the last party for the FIM CEV Repsol in 2017.
As always all of the action can be followed on FIM CEV Repsol YouTube channel.
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Dorna Sports, who already runs the successful Asia Talent Cup to support young talented riders, has taken its commitment to the next level by creating the Asia Talent Team in order to ensure the career progression of the most talented riders participating in the Asian competition during the 2015 season. The Asia Talent Team is run by Dorna as a part of its Talent Promotion Department activities.
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