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Brad Binder Valencia (ESP) 2015 © Ray Archer

Making it in Moto3: Grand Prix star Brad Binder talks

The cut-and-thrust, chop-and-change and general craziness of Moto3 is a tough playground and ‘school’ for MotoGP’s brightest young talents. Podium battles often involving up to ten riders and more are the norm on the pacey 250cc four-stroke motorcycles. How does it feel to be in the middle of it all? And how satisfying is it to emerge from an intense and stressful scrap with the taste of rostrum champagne?

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.

Taddy Blazusiak SuperEnduro Helsinki (FIN) 2015

Blazusiak is back: A tough year can only make you stronger

Last weekend saw Red Bull KTM Factory Racing star Taddy Blazusiak racing his first event since May this year, after he was diagnosed with the dreaded Epstein-Barr virus that’s seen him sit out of all events this summer to recover.

KTM Stand Salão Duas Rodas 2015

Salão Duas Rodas: A Brazilian affair

KTM factory riders wow the crowds at the massive Salão Duas Rodas motorcycle exhibition in Brazil!


Developing the next generation in the Middle East

KTM’s recent training camp for riders from the Middle East and Africa with Harry Everts has been a resounding success.

Barry Sheene Brands Hatch 1979

Heroes: Barry Sheene

Have more words been written about any other motorcycle racer? I know I have at least four books on my shelf and back in the 1980s I even owned a ‘Barry Sheene Annual’ that contained professional racing tips from the man himself (oh, to still have that publication).

Dudley Cramond

KTM Factory Services: Building motors, winning championships

We catch up with engine guru Dudley Cramond in the USA to find out exactly what KTM Factory Services is responsible for, and how he came to be the head of the department!

Clinica Mobile Aragón (ESP) 2015

Clinica Mobile: Speedy Help for Speed Junkies

Here’s a MotoGP riddle. What am I? No one looks forward to going, but everyone’s happy when they’re there. That’s right, the Clinica Mobile: The hospital on wheels that’s been an institution in the MotoGP paddock for almost 40 years. A place where bruised and battered riders are looked after with the best possible care.

Antoine Meo Requista (FRA) 2015

Antoine Meo: French star delivers KTM’s first 350 EXC-F powered EWC title

From coming close to hanging up his boots at the end of 2014 due to injury to winning the 2015 Enduro 2 World Championship and giving KTM a first 350 EXC-F powered EWC title, the past 12 months have certainly been memorable for Antoine Meo.


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.