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Category: Interview of the month

Harald Plöckinger (AUT) 2016

Interview of the month: Harald Plöckinger, KTM COO

We continue to put the board of directors under the spotlight and this month we catch up with the 55 year old Chief Operating Officer to talk some nuts and bolts of KTM.



Sebastian Risse (GER) 2015

Interview of the Month #3: Sebastian Risse – Speed Leader

Sebastian Risse is in charge of KTM’s MotoGP project from a technical point of view. When the RC16 lines up on the premier class grid to take on the world’s fastest prototype motorcycles, ultimately he made the big decisions that shaped the creation of this bike. No pressure then …



Mike Leitner (AUT) 2015

Interview of the Month #2: Mike Leitner – Leitspeed

From 125cc Grand Prix racer to World Championship-winning crew chief, Mike Leitner has a career in the MotoGP paddock that has lasted over four decades. After retiring at the end of 2014, he was tempted back to the premier class by KTM’s ambitious RC16 project to become Vice President Onroad for the Motorsport department.



Kurt Trieb (GER) 2015

Interview of the Month #1: Kurt Trieb – Grand Prix Power Provider

Interview with KTM Motorsport Chief Engine Designer Kurt Trieb.



Jeffrey Herlings (NED) & Pit Beirer (GER) 2016

Interview of the Month: Signing the star – How KTM kept Jeffrey Herlings

We chat to Pit Beirer on the brand new three year contract for KTM’s Motocross star.



Pit Beirer (GER) 2016

Interview of the Month: Pit Beirer & KTM Racing – A bit of the past, present and future

There are few more emphatic success stories in the wide breadth of motorcycle racing than Pit Beirer’s stewardship of KTM Racing. We asked the insanely busy but chatty German for his time to explain how some of that achievement was possible, what he had to go through and learned and a few teasers on racing matters for the future …



Brad Binder (RSA) KTM RC250 GP 2016

Interview of the Month: Shooting the breeze with Brad

A chat with the South African star who is making Moto3 all his own …



Ryan Dungey (USA) KTM 450 SX-F East Rutherford (USA) 2016

Interview of the Month: Checking in with double AMA Supercross Champ Ryan Dungey

Friday night at Le Mans and the MotoGP paddock has finally quietened. Mechanics and staff are busy toiling in the claustrophobic pit garages and the odd bike engine revs in the distance. There might be an eight-hour time difference to the west coast of the USA but – in contrast our situation – the AMA Supercross series is on the edge of wrapping.



Bo Bendsneyder (NED) Jerez (ESP) 2016

Interview of the Month: When I’m 64 – Five minutes with Bo Bendsneyder

In Catalan the word ‘bo’ also means ‘good’ or ‘of quality’. Rookie Dutchman Bo Bendsneyder has been catching attention just four Grands Prix into his greenshoots career. As his name would indicate to some of his team and those in the Granollers town there is something special about the ‘64’.



Glenn Coldenhoff (NED) KTM 450 SX-F 2016

Interview of the Month: The threat from the shadows – Red Bull KTM’s Glenn Coldenhoff

Quiet but with an easy smile, poster boy looks and a determination that is hard to match in a Grand Prix paddock already full of purposeful and dedicated athletes; Glenn Coldenhoff is a prospect.