Yamaha will host a European R7 Cup in 2022. To top it off, a SuperFinale will be held during one of the final rounds of the WorldSBK.
The Yamaha R7 Cup Series will start next year in several European countries, with the organization in the hands of the local Yamaha branches. The aim of the R7 Cup is to offer a cost-efficient and accessible racing experience to experienced amateur racers, but also to track drivers who want to take the step towards competition.
“Unlike our other racing series, the R7 Cup is not aimed at budding young racers who want to grow into professional racers,” explains Paolo Pavesio, Yamaha Motor Europe’s Head of Marketing & Motorsport. “The concept is aimed at drivers who mainly race for fun, track drivers who want to measure themselves against other trackday enthusiasts. Doel is a racing series in which the community feeling is paramount. All riders are welcome, regardless of age or background.”
The icing on the cake is the R7 Series European SuperFinale at the end of the season. The top 30 riders from the various national R7 Cups will be invited to compete in a SuperFinal to be held during one of the last European rounds of the WorldSBK. Training will take place on Friday and two races will be held on Saturday.
Date and location of the SuperFinale, as well as the rest of the R7 Cup calendar in various European countries, will be announced shortly. We are already eager…