Though attention is often centred on the ultra tight infield section that starts the lap it is the incredible series of fast left handers that rise and fall around and out of the grandstand lined semi-stadium that really test the riders' skill and nerve.
Watch Red Bull Rookies Cup 2017 in Sachsenring, Germany LIVE!
Another year and another grid of young riders set to duke it out to become the 2017 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup champion. Who will claim the victories in Germany?
Webcast: We will stream the entire 2 Races LIVE on redbullrookiescup.com and Red Bull TV. Red Bull TV is available on connected TVs, gaming consoles, mobile devices and more. For a full list of supported devices visit redbull.tv/apps
Race 1 (1st July): 4:20pm CET
Race 2 (2nd July): 3:20pm CET
Note: Show times start 10 minutes before each race.
Video on Demand: The entire competition will be available as a REPLAY right after the event on redbullrookiescup.com and Red Bull TV.
TV: The event will broadcast LIVE on various TV stations around the globe. Please check your local listings.
Results: For points standings and results visit redbullrookiescup.com/results