The new protégées, all up-and-coming riders currently competing in Yamaha Motor Europe‘s 2022 Yamaha R3 bLU cRU European Cup, have travelled to Cattolica to take part in the tenth edition of the Yamaha VR46 Master Camp training programme, held this week from 4-8 May.
The Yamaha VR46 Master Camp training programme is set up by nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi, VR46 Riders Academy, and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
The new Master Camp students include Jurand Kusmierczyk (aged 17, from Poland), Devis Bergamini (aged 19, from Italy), Enzo Valentim Garcia (aged 17, from Brazil), and Kevin Fontainha (aged 15, also from Brazil).
The racing experts, VR46 Academy riders, and 2022 MotoGP eSport Champion Lorenzo Daretti will monitor the Master Camp trainees‘ progress during various training and racing activities. Its schedule includes: MiniGP, road racing (made possible by Yamalube, Akrapovič, and Pirelli), MotoGP eSport (made possible by MSI Gaming), and flat track riding and soft cross (made possible by Oakley, Alpinestars, and VR46) at the VR46 Motor Ranch.
On Day 0 of the Master Camp, the five riders completed a physical check which they all passed with flying colours, allowing them to officially take part in this illustrious training programme.