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What is the R3 bLU cRU European Championship


The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Championship is a new road race series aiming to provide a path to the world stage for young riders. The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Championship, a collaboration between Yamaha, FIM Europe and Dorna Sports supported by Japan Italy Racing, is contested across 12 races at six European rounds of the 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship and will be open to riders aged between 14 and 20 years.

The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Championship has been designed as the ideal first step for young riders with world championship aspirations. The series is contested exclusively aboard Yamaha's YZF-R3 machine, a race winner in the ultra-competitive FIM Supersport 300 World Championship, with the overall champion earning a supported ride into the WorldSSP300 series. 

Riders can now register their interest in contesting the 2023 Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Championship by clicking here