Malaysian team Sepang International Circuit Racing Team (SIC Racing Team) has announced its plans for the upcoming season.
A collaboration between SIC and Petronas will see the team expanding to Moto2 next year, with 2017 podium finisher Hafizh Syahrin as their solo rider.
In Moto3, the team will continue to run 2 riders. Actually, there will be the same duo as in 2017, with Adam Norrodin and Ayumu Sasaki.
With 2 rounds remaining in the 2017 season, Hafizh Syahrin sits 11th in the Moto2 World Championship, the Malaysian having achieved two podium finishes. His home round at Sepang is up next, so he might celebrate in style his new contract.
Adam Norrodin is currently 17th in the Moto3 World Championship, having gathered 37 points across 16 races. His teammate, Ayumu Sasaki, is 22nd, with 25 points. The Japanese rider currently leads the battle for the Rookie of the Year title, as he has 5 more points than Marco Bezzecchi and 9 more than Nakarin Atiratphuvapat.
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