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Category: Interview of the month

Alex Hofmann KTM RC16 Spielberg (AUT) 2015

Interview of the Month: Pit Beirer speaks about KTM´s MotoGP project

KTM’s eagerly awaited entry to MotoGP kicked up a gear in early November when the gorgeous KTM RC16 made a surprise first appearance at the Red Bull Ring.


Interview of the Month: The Race Maker – A chat with Eric Peronnard

We chatted with one of the most influential motorsport organizers still active on the scene today for some insight as to what make a great event.

Petr Pilat KTM 250 SX 2015

Interview of the Month: Petr Pilat about backflips, crashes and championships

The KTM BLOG talk to Freestyle star Petr Pilat about how he got into the sport, overcoming injuries and winning championships.

Mark with friend, John McGuinness - winner of 23 Isle of Man TT races © Stephen Davison

Interview of the Month: Mark Webber’s Day Off

Mark Webber is a busy man. As one of the fastest men on the planet on four wheels, Mark Webber´s schedule is very demanding, however he spent some time Enduro riding with the KTM BLOG.

Laia Sanz KTM 350 EXC-F Belgium 2015

Interview of the Month: Laia Sanz – Time To Focus On Rallies

With a comfortable lead at the top of the Women’s Enduro World Championship, Laia Sanz is now focused on her other major goal – continuing to shine at the Dakar Rally. With preparations for next January’s event soon to start, the KTM BLOG caught up with Laia right after she grabbed a third consecutive double victory at the EWC GP of Belgium.

Karel Hanika Jerez 2015

Interview of the Month: Karel Hanika talks pressure, fights and motocross

At nineteen years of age Moto3 racer Karel Hanika has to grow up quickly. The grin, locks and carefree demeanour of the youngster was given leeway in 2014 to learn the ropes of the unforgiving entry category in MotoGP, but as part of the Red Bull KTM Ajo crew for a second year the spotlight is getting warmer.

Manfred Edlinger & KTM SX MY16

Interview of the Month: How to develop a new generation – KTM R&D´s Manfred Edlinger talks about SX MY16

A brand new chassis, with a new engine that incorporates a completely new architecture, plus the all-new WP AER 48 front fork system and a new shock from WP means the 2016 models are lighter, faster and more agile.

Arno Ebner Team Leader RnD Electric Drive

Interview of the Month: Arno Ebner about KTM FREERIDE E-SM

This week KTM launched the FREERIDE E-SM in Barcelona, Spain and we took a few minutes to talk to Arno Ebner, KTM R&D project leader for E-mobility, about the bike, designing an electric motorcycle and the future!


Interview of the Month: KTM’s new Moto3 star Miguel Oliveira

From almost 200mph to studies of tooth decay: MO brings an unusual lifestyle blend to Red Bull KTM but the Ajo crew could have landed themselves another title contender – meet Miguel Oliveira.


Interview of the Month: Podium star Toby Price talks about his Dakar debut

KTM-ace Toby Price is an Australian enduro and offroad racer, whom has achieved numerous national titles, has won the Finke Desert race four times, and came second in the 2012 Baja 1000, which have all made him a national racing hero.