When you put together two professional racing superstars, something cool is bound to happen. Let’s take Gee Atherton and David "Knighter" Knight for example. Atherton is a professional racing cyclist who specializes in downhill and four cross mountain bike racing. He is also a multiple national champion, multiple World Cup winner, and 2010 downhill World Cup Champion. David "Knighter" Knight is a three-time world champion enduro rider from the Isle of Man.
Now, give them two bikes to toil around with, put them together, and what do you get? This ultimate challenge of man versus machine took place at the home of UK mountain biking, Fort William.
Atherton is a little bit more familiar with this track, after all he has been practicing here for around three years, but will this be enough to take on Knight? To be honest, we don’t really care. What we do care about is that we got the chance to watch these two guys battle it out while proving that they absolutely know what they are doing.
For the sake of our sanity; please don’t try this at home.
It’s not everyday that you find aFormula One car loitering the streets of a busy metropolis. And if that’s unlikely, what are the chances that you’ll find the very same car making an impromptu pit stop – complete with all the histrionics that come with it?
Improbable for some, but not for Red Bull.
The Formula One team is at it again with their globetrotting exploits. We’ve seen them at the ice and on the beach, but now it looks like they’re trying to add ‘metropolitan city’ to the list. In this video, Mark Webber and some members of the Red Bull pit crew are in downtown London to do another promotional video for their 2010 RB6 by doing a pit stop right smack in front of the city’s Parliament Square.
These guys are doing all they can to drum up interest and support for their team and seeing as they’re in a neck-and-neck race with McLaren for the championship this year, they’re going to need all the support they can get. And who’s to say that stunts like this are counter-intuitive to the team’s real goal of winning the Driver’s and Constructor’s championships? Nobody said they shouldn’t have any fun, right? Or maybe their just pulling a Ferrari and testing their cars under the guise of a “promo video”?
Red Bull KTM Factory rider David Pearson took home his second win of the season at Round 2 of the National Hare and Hound Series.
Pearson, the defending National Hare and Hound Champion, started off the morning well leading the pack after the bomb. The 100 mile race consisted of two 40 mile loops followed by a final 20 mile loop. Pearson led the majority of the race with his toughest competitor, Destry Abbott, close behind.
The two riders stayed within 15 seconds of each other throughout (...)
The newly formed Red Bull KTM Team has met in Jerez/Spain for three days of testing ahead of the coming season. Hiroshi Aoyama and Mika Kallio put in very fast lap times with the new KTM 250 FPR for the 2007 season. Randy Krummenacher and the new team member Tomoyoshi Koyama were also impressive, registering both constant and fast times.
250 cc Hiroshi Aoyama, with two victories and an impressive fourth place in the overall standings for the 250 class was the KTM shooting star for 2006. (...)
The 5th event of the KTM Red Bull Junior Cup took place this weekend in England. The race was started under dry weather conditions as a part of the british championship.
The local hero Chris Hodgson took lead after the start and kept the number one position until the end of the race. Although untouched the rider at position 2, the Austrian Martin Kraus. The championship leader Baptiste Rheims, followed third.
Heat 2 got decided by a foto finish. By the usual way, the starting positions (...)
KTM´s Red Bull Junior Cup took place this weekend at the belgium Mettet at the famous Superbiker festival in front of 25.000 spectators.
At the fourth event, this season, the finnish rider Hermunen grabbed the pole position at Saturdays time practice. He changed his great position during the first race to his first victory.
After a great battle, the leader of the championship Baptiste Rheims (France) and Martin Kraus (Austria) followed second and third.
For the second heat, the positions (...)