The pinnacle of the road racing universe is MotoGP and its three World Championships. The commercial rights holders Dorna have positioned and defined the Rookies Cup as the entry series for MotoGP. It is no accident that the full title is the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup and the path is clear: the best teenage riders in the World develop their skills in the Cup and progress to the Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP classes.
Manufacturing partner in the Rookies Cup, KTM has supplied all the race bikes since day one. The KTM RC 250 R Rookies Cup machines are the perfect stepping stone to Grand Prix being brothers to KTM's own GP bikes that produced an impressive score of World Championship victories. The KTM mantra is 'Ready to Race' and that so aptly fits the way that the RC 250 R prepares the Rookies for their burgeoning careers.
Ipone, the 100% motorcycle oil was started in 1985 and grew out of the realisation that no one was sufficiently concerned with the specific needs of motorcycle lubrication. It began in France but has grown, going international in 2003. Competition has long been used by Ipone to develop product including tough events such as 24 hour Endurance Road Racing, Superbike, The Dakar and Red Bull Romaniacs.
Nothing is more important than safety and no company could better create the personal safety equipment for the Rookies than Alpinestars. Partners to World Champions such as Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner, Alpinestars not only produce arguably the best road racing safety equipment in the world but they match it with a fabulous style in all that they do from racing leathers to casual wear.
Schuberth GmbH has specialised in producing high-quality head protection systems for over 70 years. With a vast range of innovative products, the company is among the world's leading manufacturers of helmets for motorcycle and motorsport and of innovative head protection for professionals, fire brigades, police and military purposes. The Rookies Cup benefits from the most advanced helmet design.
Official partner GoPro are the exclusive camera supplier to the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. The world's leading action sports camera manufacturer, helping people capture and share their lives' most meaningful experiences with others. Making the world's most versatile cameras and enabling the sharing of life through incredible photos and video. This is your life...GoPro.
As the official hearing protection partner in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, Earwear has supported all riders with hearing protection devices. The plugs are individually manufactured for each rider's ear to fit properly, harmful sound is reduced to the minimum. With Earwear, all Rookies can completely focus on the race, stay physically healthy and mentally strong.
Since 1975 Panta Distribuzione S.p.A. has distributed oil products and energy services as part of MOL, an international Oil & Gas Company. Driven by innovative R&D since 1989, Panta Racing Division 'fuels your ambitions' as the official supplier of the main Italian, European and International Championships, sharing the sportive success of several teams plus supplying specialist fuels to the industry.
The famous brand has been integral part of Grand Prix racing since winning the 500cc World Championship with Les Graham in 1949. In recent years Dunlop came to completely dominate the 125 and 250cc classes. Dunlop are the control tyre in the Moto2 and Moto3 category and were obviously the perfect choice for the Rookies Cup.
WP Racing Systems is one of the leading European companies focusing on suspension elements and cooling systems for power sports products. WP develops and produce performance defining components for all renowned manufacturers in the motorcycle and power sports industry. WP products are mainly aimed at racing and are continuously developed.
Pankl Racing Systems, based in Bruck/Mur, Austria, specialises in developing and manufacturing engine and drivetrain components for racing cars, high performance vehicles and the aerospace industry. Pankl scores with lightweight components made from high-grade innovative materials designed to withstand extreme mechanical stress.
Specialising in the development, design and production of carbon composite components for the automotive, motorsport, aerospace and industrial applications, Wethje is a leading company in the international Carbon Composite sector. KTM is just one of it's high performance partners.
Akrapovič (pronounced "Ack-rap'-o-vich") was founded in 1990, based on the motorcycle tuning experience of Igor Akrapovič. Perfectionism, technological superiority and dedication to motorsports are the foundations of the company philosophy. At the highest levels of motorcycle road and off-road racing Akrapovič has won more than 70 world championships.
GALFER is a leading manufacturer of friction materials and components for braking systems for the automobile, motorcycling, and bicycle sectors. Since our company was founded in 1952, we have been known for being at the forefront of innovation, quality and organization. Today we link our experience and tradition to new technologies, cutting-edge materials and the most advanced management systems.
Founded in 1993 the Debus & Diebold GmbH company grew quickly within Grand Prix racing to become the World Championship winning supplier of data recording and analysis equipment and software. As the best available and in almost universal use there was no other natural choice for the Rookies Cup.
An edgier version of the traditional bandana made with microfiber fabric for warmth and protection. Versatile, can be worn 13 different ways. The vision of motorcycling founder Juan Rojas, who created a functional garment obviating the need for separate items of head and neck wear, the brand now offers all kinds of headwear, fighting the elements in a comfortable and fun way.
The history of Flex and its founder, Fausto Lucà, follow industrial and creative development in Italy, which has become a benchmark. In the short space of two decades, he has re-invented systems and solutions for improving organisation, privacy, image and communication. Vendors sell parts - Partners deliver solutions.
A wholesale distributor of aftermarket replacement parts and accessories for the powersports industry, as well as gear and apparel for motorcycles, quads/ATV, personal watercraft, and snowmobiles. Through extensive involvement in racing series such as MotoGP and the Rookies Cup they strive to further promote motorsports and reaffirm their slogan: "We Support the Sport®!"