Fresh from their winter break, KTM factory riders and riders from the new KTM supported teams are gathering in Mantova, Italy for the first pre-season event in the MX 1 & MX2 racing season.
Max Nagl of Germany is the KTM MX1 Red Bull factory rider for the 2008 season and is joined by Tyla Rattray, Tommy Searle and new recruit Rui Goncalves in the MX2 class. Also onboard KTM machines in MX 1 racing for the new KTM-supported teams will be Jonathan Barragan for the Italian-based Team (...) > Full story
The nineteen-year old from England has turned heads since his first appearance on the international stage. In 2007 alone, he earned 12 podium finishes including three race wins in the highly competitive MX2 class. Accordingly, FIM, the international body of motorcycle sports, recognized the natural skill and abilities of young Searle honoring him with the Jan de Groot Award for most promising young talent.
Searle’s career with KTM began at the end of 2006 when he signed on to (...) > Full story
KTM that is always "Ready to Race" has welcomed the just released changes to the FIM Regulations with company officials agreeing that they cover important areas of development that will make a positive impact on the MX racing circuits in coming years.
Stefan Pierer CEO of KTM said he viewed the new regulations as an excellent way forward for the sport of Motocross and would help to guarantee its future in a responsible 21st century context.
As well as a number of decisions (...) > Full story
Team Dunlop, Dunlop Tire Company’s popular amateur motocross program featuring up-and-coming minibike stars, is looking for a few good youngsters. Following the program’s successful launch earlier this year at the World Mini Grand Prix races in Las Vegas, young amateur motocross racers around the country can soon throw their hat in the ring to become members of the elite Team Dunlop squad for 2008.
“We will begin our search for 2008 Team Dunlop riders at the Mini Olympics (...) > Full story