Category: Asia Dream Cup

  • NAKAMURA SAYS FAREWELL WITH ONE LAST VICTORY

    NAKAMURA SAYS FAREWELL WITH ONE LAST VICTORY

    2016 Asia Dream Cup champion Hiroki Nakamura bid farewell to the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship with one last victory in the final race of the season at the Chang International Circuit. With the championship title in the bag, Nakamura was still hungry for more race wins. A clean start from the competitors led to…

  • YASSIIN LOGS FIRST ADC WIN OF THE SEASON

    YASSIIN LOGS FIRST ADC WIN OF THE SEASON

    With the Asia Dream Cup title settled in favour of Hiroki Nakamura, the race for second overall position in the Honda developmental platform was disrupted when Indonesian rider Yassiin Gabriel Somma popped up onto the radar to score his first ADC win. The podium newcomer survived an 8-lap battle against nine other competitors to cross…

  • BROC CLOCKS QUICKEST IN DAY 1 ADC PRACTICE

    BROC CLOCKS QUICKEST IN DAY 1 ADC PRACTICE

    Taking his first Asian Dream Cup win in India two months ago has given Broc Pearson the boost of confidence he needed to continue with his winning ways. The lanky Australian rider topped the Asia Dream Cup timesheets in both free practice sessions as the final leg of the 2016 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship…

  • EMOTIONAL WIN FOR BROC PEARSON

    EMOTIONAL WIN FOR BROC PEARSON

    Australian riders were obviously in winning mode at Round 5 of the 2016 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship at India’s Buddh International Circuit. After Anthony West effortlessly scored a double win in the SuperSports 600cc class, the Australian national anthem rang out again when 15-year-old Broc Pearson stepped up onto the top of the Asia…

  • NAKAMURA IS FIFTH ASIA DREAM CUP CHAMPION

    NAKAMURA IS FIFTH ASIA DREAM CUP CHAMPION

    Hiroki Nakamura has officially etched his name on the Asia Dream Cup trophy as the fifth champion for the Honda talent development platform. Nakamura arrived at the Buddh International Circuit for Round 5 needing only 12 championship points to seal the deal. Starting the race from second on the grid, Nakamura stormed to the finish…

  • AUSSIES RULE IN INDIA AS BROC ACES FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

    AUSSIES RULE IN INDIA AS BROC ACES FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

    Australian riders are ruling the roost in the opening practice sessions at Round 5 of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship at the Buddh International Circuit. Just as Ant West chalked up the provisional pole position in the SuperSports 600cc class, young Broc Pearson also climbed to the top of the timesheets in the Asia…

  • NAKAMURA BEGINNING TO REAP THE ASIA DREAM CUP REWARDS

    NAKAMURA BEGINNING TO REAP THE ASIA DREAM CUP REWARDS

    17-year-old Japanese rider Hiroki Nakamura is beginning to catch a glimpse of the potential rewards that may come his way as the fifth Asia Dream Cup Champion. Prior to Round 5 of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship in India, Nakamura was given the opportunity to race in the J-GP3 class of the All Japan…

  • NAKAMURA ON COURSE TO BECOME FIFTH ASIA DREAM CUP CHAMPION

    NAKAMURA ON COURSE TO BECOME FIFTH ASIA DREAM CUP CHAMPION

    Japanese rider Hiroki Nakamura looks set to becoming the third Japanese Asia Dream Cup champion behind Hikari Okubo and Hiroki Ono. Nakamura’s consistent performance in the first four rounds of the 2016 season has allowed him to overcome the minor hiccups that occur along the way. In Race 1 at Round 4 in Sentul, Nakamura…

  • FEBRIANSYAH QUICKEST IN FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

    FEBRIANSYAH QUICKEST IN FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE

    Indonesian Muhd Febriansyah has set the benchmark time in the Asia Dream Cup category as the first day of practice got underway at Round 4 which is held in the Sentul Circuit. Febriansyah posted a time of 1’52.035s as the quickest ADC rider. Laptimes were comparatively slower than previous years as the class of 2016…

  • SIX-NATION PODIUM IN THE ASIA DREAM CUP

    SIX-NATION PODIUM IN THE ASIA DREAM CUP

    The second edition of the Asia Dream Endurance Race saw an unprecedented six-nation podium for the Asia Dream Cup class. A special event, the Asia Dream Cup sprint race becomes part of the 2-hour endurance race every time the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship rides into the Suzuka Circuit. The Asia Dream Endurance Race was…