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Wahyu Nugroho Ready to Compete in the Inaugural Series of the R3 bLU cRU European Cup in Aragon Spain


Wahyu Nugroho, the rider fostered by Yamaha Racing Indonesia (YRI) will undergo the inaugural series of the R3 bLU cRU European Cup competition at the Aragon Circuit Spaini, this weekend (8-9 April 2022). This competition coincides with the WorldSBK, WorldSSP and WorldSSP300 races.

The 19-year-old rider has made various preparations. Both related to increasing physical stamina or racing skills, and having undergone official testing at the Aragon Circuit Spain some time ago (18 March 2022).

The adaptation process on the Aragon track which has a length of 5,077 km and a menu of 17 corners has been carried out on the Yamaha YZF-R3 bike. Especially those related to riding style and an effective racing line. There are 24 starters aged between 14-20 years who are ready to take part in the R3 bLU cRU European Cup 2022. Those from various countries will compete in one make race on the Yamaha YZF-R3 bike with standard specifications.

“In addition to staying enthusiastic and never giving up, the preparations that I have made in facing this round 1 are by continuing to pray and carry out exercises. After participating in the preseason run, I am still trying to determine a specific strategy by looking at the race conditions. I also feel dissatisfied with the preseason results yesterday, but for round 1 I will try my best to get the best results we all want. The Aragon circuit is a new circuit for me because it has many blind spots, such as climbs, descents and corners that are not visible, it has many rolling speed corners, so it requires more adaptation,” said Wahyu Nugroho.

Wahyu Nugroho's experience in the Asia Production 250 (AP250) race at the 2020 Asia Road Racing Championship (2020 ARRC) or significant achievements in the national racing arena has become an important asset for the rider from Boyolali, Central Java. As a result, strong motivation and optimism are present to fight all out in achieving the best performance to win the podium.

It should be understood that the winner of the R3 bLU cRU European Cup 2022 will be projected to take part in the WorldSSP300 competition  with the Yamaha team. This has become a special spirit for the participants of the R3 bLU cRU European Cup 2022.

Regarding the racing system in the R3 bLU cRU European Cup 2022 is to conduct a free practice session on Friday (8 April 2022) and continue with the Superpole qualification for the determination of the starting grid, while the race will be presented twice on Saturday (9 April 2022).

We ask for prayers and supports from the Indonesian people in order Wahyu Nugroho can reach the podium, so that the Red-White Flag can fly on the international racing stage.

The schedule for the inaugural series R3 bLU cRU European Cup 2022 MotorLand Aragon – Spain is as follows:

Friday, 8 April 2022:

Free Practice (14:00 – 14:30 WIB)

Superpole (18:30 – 19:00 WIB)

Saturday, 9 April 2022:

Race 1 (16:45 WIB)

Race 2 (21:15 WIB)

“Yamaha Semakin Di Depan Full Gaspoll! Let’s Shift Up Go Beyond 2022”