Citius, altius, fortius – this motto equally applies for Olympia and motorsport. In Europe the Erzberg race meets all requirements of the term “higher” – for 20 years now!
Recently the ADAC Junior Cup powered by KTM celebrated its 2014 season kick off at Lausitzring. Short before the first race we took a closer look on the KTM RC 390 Cup bike.
Two 1290 SUPER DUKE R – a former MotoGP star – a rocket – a press officer – and 1000 km race distance in Hockenheim. In short, in a 7 hour battle the “KTM Beast Boys” competed against 70 full-faired sportsbikes.
In 1964, at the 39th International Six Days Enduro KTM re-entered and competed with three factory riders, having withdrawn from the competition at the end of the 50s. It was the start of a success story in Enduro racing which is to the present day nonpareil.
Taddy Blazusiak is perhaps one of the most dynamic offroad riders of his time and the 30-year-old is as motivated as ever with no sign of anyone stopping him yet. We talked with about his Erzberg experience and the preparations for the 2014 season.
At the introduction course of the ADAC Junior Cup powered by KTM in Magione, Italy the brand-new KTM RC 390 Cup celebrated its debut.
The differences between Ken Roczen´s 450 SX-F Factory Editon and the bike everbody can puchase are not that big. We had a look at five key areas.
Right before the start into the 2014 MotoGP season we paid a visit to Aki Ajo´s Red Bull KTM Moto3 workshop in Barcelona.
When it comes to Moto3, KTM uses a steel tube chassis, produced by Kalex, to insert the powerful 250cc engine. We visited the light metal specialists, located in Augsburg, and checked what makes the aluminium chassis and engine such a brilliant combination.
If Jack Miller still comes across as feeling a bit awkward in his surroundings as the leading light of the Red Bull Ajo KTM Moto3 team then this is not evident on the track where the 18 year old Australian has set the pace so far in tests leading up to the beginning of the new MotoGP season in Qatar next week.