Special Motorsports Event - One Cost, One Team, One Track, One Make!
AsiaCup provides an affordable transition from karting to Formula Racing for a regional karting budget! The series runs a 20 car grid, all cars are identical with no performance-enhancing extras. This provides a level platform for the driver to prove his ability to win!
One Cost US$55,000 turnkey service for 12 races.One Team Meritus.GP premium Asian team, winner of 34 Asian motorsport titles
One Track Sepang F1, the world's first super circuit, host of the Malaysian F1 GP
One Make BMW FB02: the world's most successful driver development car
For One Cost We Supply
Engine and race car
Consumables, ie tyres brakes etc.
16 years shared data
With no hidden extras except for any crash damage, invoiced as parts with no labour cost.
One Cost: Formula Racing - Karting Budget
AsiaCup is a national series requiring a National C License. Experienced karters can obtain this from their FIA-ASNs and Meritus.GP can provide assistance if necessary. The AsiaCup series leads to an International C License, enhancing the driver's career. Season Budget
A season consists of 4 x events with 3 x races, 1 x qualifying and 1 x free practice. Testing is avaliable on Friday if you buy the Friday test package below. Service Fee US$ - Season 55,000
Friday Test Package $10,000
Optional: Pre-Season Driver Training Programme
Each test day consists of 4 x 45 minute test sessions and 4 x 60 minutre coaching sessions. Over the years pre-season testing has proven vital to a champion's success. Test Days Tyre Sets
Fee US$ $3,800
One Team Race engineering dynamics is managed by Meritus.GP, an Asian-owned premium race-team. Meritus is a full service motorsport organisation; we specialise in driver’s career development, our driver coaches and engineers have helped many of today’s top drivers achieve their goals.
Meritus.GP is the market leader in sponsorship activation, developing and managing multimillion dollar promotions and events to ensure our sponsors and driver maximise their participation in the sport.
The Meritus.GP team have 10 years experience in operating Formula BMW teams, winning the series seven times. We have assembled a team of Great Professionals to run and operate the AsiaCup Series - which will provide the first step for kraters to transition from karting to formula sport in preparation for the next career step to the Formula Masters Series.
‘Winning is Business’ and over the past 17 years we have
notched up 34 Asian motorsport titles.
2012-2003 - 7 x Formula BMW Champions, 3 x Vice Champions
2010 - GP2 Vice Champions
2009 - GP2 Podium Winners
2009-2008 - 2 x Formula V6 Champions
2003-1996 - Multiple Formula Asia Championships
One Team: Structure The AsiaCup concept creates an affordable transition from karting to formula motorsport. Our experienced driver coaches will test and develop an optomised set-up for all 20 race cars, with a small adjustment range allowing each driver to fine tune the car to his needs.
One-Track: Sepang, the Worlds First Super Circuit
One Make: The FB02 Race Car
Engine Powered by the BMW K1200RS motorcycle engine, max output is 140 bhp
at 9000 rpm
Gearbox 6 speed Hewland FTR sequential gearbox with limited slip diff.
Monocoque F1 Safe Structure Crashboxes at front and rear, steel roll hoop and a kevlar/carbon fibre composite seat shell, incorporated into a FIA-regulated kevlar/carbon fibre composite aluminium honeycomb tub, with a 6-point safety belt and extraction support in spinal area.Chassis Double wishbone suspension with aerodynamic push rods and retention cables. Aerodynamics Single profile below, adjustable double profile above rear wing. Data Recording Data recording display built into the steering wheel showing gears and LED shift lights.