FIM MiniGP Australia Series in 2022
Motorcycling Australia and Ohvale Australia have worked closely over the past 12 months to secure Australia’s involvement in the 2022 FIM MiniGP World Series. The FIM MiniGP World Series is a Road to MotoGP initiative between Dorna, FIM and Ohvale Europe which made its debut in 2021.
Australia now joins Italy, Malaysia, France, Netherlands, North America, Spain, UK, Alpe Adria, Indonesia, Ireland, Portugal, Qatar and Austria as host countries, launching the FIM MiniGP Australia Series for 2022.
The Series provides an ideal entry level platform for young Australian riders looking to begin their two-wheeled motorsport journey. The new Road to MotoGP program will take part utilising Ohvale GP-0 160 machinery designed specifically for racing on karting circuits – a perfect entry level platform for kids aged between 10-14 years old, new to the sport of motorcycling.
The winner from each national, regional or continental MiniGP Cup will have the opportunity to participate in the World MiniGP Final in Europe.
Ohvale Australia is excited to be the promoter and organiser of the FIM MiniGP Australia Series in 2022. The top rider from the Australian MiniGP Series will be given the opportunity to participate in the FIM world Series Final that will take place during the week of the FIM MotoGP World Championship’s final season event. The winner of the FIM MiniGP World Series Final will secure a spot in one of the Road to MotoGP Programs*
Age Group The participant must be aged at least 10 years old and can continue to participate until the end of the year in which the rider reaches the age of 14. Each rider must have a valid MA National race licence.
2022 MiniGP Rounds in Australia
Round 1 - 5th & 6th March 2022 VIC
Melbourne International EV Karting Complex VIC (Port Melbourne, Todd Road)
Round 2 - 14th & 15th May 2022 NSW
Sydney Premier Karting Park NSW
Round 3 - 13th & 14th August 2022 QLD
Ipswich Go Kart Track QLD
Round 4 & 5 - 30th September - 2nd October 2022 VIC
Oakleigh GoKart Racing Club, VIC
Ohvale GP-0 160cc 4spd
All bikes will have a sealed engine so no modifications can be completed, ensuring a level playing field.
Bikes must follow technical regulations listed HERE
Pirelli is the official tyre for the FIM MiniGP World Series. There is a maximum of 2 sets of tyres per Round for each participant. There will be a tyre change service available at each round.
FIM MiniGP Australia Ohvale GP-0 160cc (10-14 years of age)
Ohvale GP-2 Open - 12" (14* years +)
Ohvale GP-0 Open - 10" (14* years +)
Mini Motard / Grom / Z125 Open (16 years +)
Veterans Class GP-2 / GP-0 (35 years +)
For further info on Support Classes, click HERE
*Subject to the rider complying with the minimum age criteria as well as on their country, regional, or continent or origin.
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