June 2013


KTM factory rider Marc Coma finished a comfortable second in the second stage of the Dakar Series Desafio Ruta 40 in Argentina on Tuesday just two minutes 40 seconds behind stage winner Helder Rodrigues of Portugal.


Red Bull KTM Factory Racing came away from the MX GP of Italy with Jeffrey Herlings grabbing the MX2 GP and Ken de Dycker and Tony Cairoli finishing 2-3 in  MX 1. Both Cairoli and Herlings leave the historic Maggiora circuit retaining the red plates as their respective championship leaders.


KTM Enduro factory riders Antoine Meo and Christophe Nambotin, both of France, continued laying the groundwork to hold onto their respective world championship titles this weekend when they both picked up double victories in the competition’s rounds nine and ten.


Red Bull KTM Ajo factory rider Luis Salom rode a masterly race to seal his second consecutive Moto3 GP victory on the Catalunya GP circuit in Barcelona to lead home a three-way KTM podium and assume the lead in the championship standings.


Pit Beirer, Head of KTM Motorsports announced at a press conference at the MX GP in Maggiora, Italy on Saturday that the KTM Racing Department has extended the factory management contract with Stefan Everts, the legendary "S72".