Expectations were high heading into the final two FIM CEV Repsol Moto3 Junior World Championship races of year for the Asia Talent Team, but it proved hard work for all the riders.
Due to the high number of entrants in the final round of the FIM CEV Repsol Moto3 Junior World Championship, Qualifying took place over four sessions as opposed to the usual two.
Two races await the Asia Talent Team in Valencia, the season having completed the whole circle, returns to where it all began.
Ayumu Sasaki and Kaito Toba featured as key protagonists of the Moto3 Junior WCH races in Jerez once again, collecting valuable points
Toba and Sasaki continued their wonderful 2016 seasons as they qualified on the first and third rows, Masaki also setting a top 15 time.
The riders head to the famous southern Spanish venue for the penultimate round of the 2016 FIM Repsol CEV Moto3 Junior World Championship.
A hot weekend came to a mixed end for the Asia Talent Team. Toba, Atiratphuvapat and Farid collecting points while Masaki and Sasaki are taken out
Grid decided on the Algarve as the team look forward to race day
The long summer break has finally come to a close and quintuplet of riders is set to hit the track once again.
The conditions were hot but Kaito Toba’s pace was even hotter, the Japanese rider back on the podium and leading an Asia Talent Team top ten charge
The Indonesian rider turned everyone’s head as he locked in second place on the grid for Sunday’s race
The weekend in Barcelona offered so much promise for Toba but ended in difficulties and a valuable lesson for the team
Sasaki returns to the podium, Kaito Toba fails to finish both races and Masaki proves himself a true top five contender.
Kaito Toba will lead the Asia Talent Team charge from the second row, Atiratphuvapat and Masaki just behind but inside the top ten.
The season is well and truly underway in FIM CEV Repsol Moto3 Junior World Championship, hard battles for top positions are a regularity.