In 2018, the Yamaha R6 Cup powered by Bridgestone will be a new part of the Alpe Adria International Motorcycle Championship which consists of the consolidation of in total eight motorcycle Federations: Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia and Croatia.
The series is made up of 6 race weekends with 2 heats each, which sums up to a total of 12 championship races at Slovakia-Ring (Slovakia), Autodrom Poznan (Poland), Pannonia-Ring (Hungary), Red Bull Ring (Austria), Autodrom Grobnik (Croatia) and at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben (Germany).
Prior to the opening round at the Slovakia-Ring (4-6 May 2018) a testing session will be held at the same circuit the week before (1-2 May 2018) as official preparation for the season.
The Yamaha R6 Cup powered by Bridgestone is open to participants of all Nations and Federations all over Europe, including the UK and Ireland.
A total of 40 race-ready Yamaha YZF-R6 are up for sale, built up according to the international Superstock regulations but fine-tuned with generous racing parts such as the GYTR Yamaha racing ECU including the cable harness as well as a full Remus exhaust system. Furthermore the bikes will be equipped with the Bridgestone R 11 tires of the sole supplier of the Cup.
There will be different services to be found on site at the track: a special repair service will be installed and a special, structured and organized logistic partner will in place.
The Cup will be held in the newly structured Alpe Adria International Motorcycle Championship, promoted by Lutec. The Yamaha R6 Cup powered by Bridgestone will be organised by S&B Motorsport of Fritz Schwarz and Andreas Bronnen. Schwarz is a well know tuner in the motorcycle community and with Bronnen got some more fame by placing Austrian Martin Bauer a wildcard in the FIM MotoGP World Championship in 2013.
More info can be found at the official website of the Yamaha R6 Cup powered by Bridgestone https://www.r6cup.sundbmotorsport.com/en/
The entry forms for the 2018 season are online already and can be found at the official website as well: https://www.r6cup.sundbmotorsport.com/en/registration/
The 2018 calendar
4-6 May Slovakia-Ring (Slovakia)
25-27 May Autodrom Poznan (Poland)
29 June-1 July Pannonia-Ring (Hungary)
27–29July Autodrom Grobnik (Croatia)
31 August-2 September Red Bull Ring (Austria)
5-7 October Motorsport Arena Oschersleben (Germany)