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Tag: Moto3

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?


MotoGP: Race circus on world tour, a tight race

The motorcycle world championship represents a very particular group of travelers: 18 races per year, seven of which are overseas. Each time, hundreds of tons of materials and equipment have to be set up, dismantled, packed away and then unpacked again. A logistical masterclass.


Finding the line

When a Motorcycle World Championship rider comes to a new race course that was previously unknown to them, this is a delicate ride of discovery. Brad Binder from the Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto3 Team describes how he manages this task.

Miguel Oliveira (#44) & Karel Hanika (#98) KTM RC 250 GP Mugello 2015

In the ‘Stream‘: Making the tow in Moto3

The KTM BLOG spoke to Red Bull KTM Moto3 staff to gauge the importance of slipstreaming and what goes into construction of the KTM RC 250 GP to help riders make the most of a ‘tow’.

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.


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.

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Akrapovič Part 2 – Interview

Second part of our visit to Akrapovič in Slovenia. The KTM BLOG went to talk to company founder Igor Akrapovič.

Jack Miller & Patrick Unger

How to … get into MotoGP

Working for a team like Red Bull KTM can be a dream. We asked how to make it a reality …


In the heart of Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto3: the workshop

Right before the start into the 2014 MotoGP season we paid a visit to Aki Ajo´s Red Bull KTM Moto3 workshop in Barcelona.

KALEX engineering

Klaus Hirsekorn + ALEX Baumgärtel = KALEX engineering

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.