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Tag: Miguel Oliveira

Brad Binder: “It’s the best training tool I’ve ever had”

This summer KTM injected fresh speed into the KTM 450 SMR and warmed the throttle for a new generation to discover the rasping thrill of supermoto, but for the Red Bull KTM MotoGP™ stars the KTM 450 SMR has always been essential. We asked three Grand Prix athletes to explain how and why a different pair of slicks carries such appeal…



MotoGP™ SPEED: “IT DOESN’T SCARE YOU…BUT IT DOES MAKE YOU WONDER”

As 2020 MotoGP reaches the Red Bull Ring for the second time this season, Miguel Oliveira talks about existence at 340kmph plus



GROOMING A NEW HORSE

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing gets a new MotoGP™ rider for 2021 and the team composition starts again. We asked Crew Chief Paul Trevathan about the challenge of molding the next Grand Prix star.



THE ART OF BRAKING IN MOTOGP™ AND HOW TO MASTER IT

Getting to the finish line first is what MotoGP™ is all about, but to make that happen, you need to be able to scrub off speed efficiently. We take a closer look at how braking force supplier extraordinaire Brembo successfully control the negative acceleration forces for all four Red Bull KTM Factory Racing MotoGP™ riders.



Interview of the Month: The Rookie – What’s it like in MotoGP™? Miguel Oliveira talks first tastes

The irony of course is that the 24-year-old is far from a ‘rookie’. Miguel Oliveira is the first athlete to have progressed through Red Bull KTM’s newly established Grand Prix ladder: having represented the factory in Moto3 (6 wins) and Moto2 (6 victories and 21 podiums). The fresh link with the Tech3 MotoGP squad for 2019 opened up the perfect ‘learning’ opportunity for Portugal’s sole racer in the category, and he impressed with his hard work, intelligence, application and speed in the first rounds that his tenure with KTM was impressive enough and quickly confirmed again for 2020.



Floating the Armada: 2019 KTM MotoGP™ lineup gets ready for the sea

Nine riders and motorcycles filled the new City Hall building in Mattighofen. The 2019 presentation not only showcased the fresh faces and colors that will adorn KTM’s fastest ever collection of race machinery but also the stunning breadth of the factory’s effort in MotoGP.



Building the next era: Ajo talks Moto2 steps

MotoGP faces a significant change for 2019 when the Moto2 class gets a brand-new engine supplier. The technical swap around means some busy times for Aki Ajo and an important part of his ‘development’ program for KTM’s racing structure. We asked him about it …



Moto2 is coming: The completion of the KTM ‘scale’ to the top of MotoGP™

Orange everywhere. The Red Bull machines were impossible to miss in Moto2 for what was another ‘debut’ term for the factory in Grand Prix. The riders spoke about the journey.



With both hands: Brad Binder talks injury recovery

Last year’s Moto3 World Champion has recovered from two breaks to his left arm and is finally reaching speed in Moto2. We asked the tough South African about the recovery process and the bounce from champion to champing at the bit …



From the knee to the need: Moving on in MotoGP

Joan Olivé is a familiar face in the Red Bull KTM set-up. The former Grand Prix athlete and owner of nine podium finishes now helps the current factory riders and has transitioned from one side of the pit wall to the other. We wanted to ask how the transformation felt for the (still trim) thirty-one year old Spaniard and how an ex-racer can still fit into the world where he was once one of the leading names …