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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 […]

SUCCESSFUL ROLL-OUT FOR THE KTM RC16 MOTOGP BIKE

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The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team has completed the roll-out of the KTM RC16 at Austria’s Red Bull Ring exactly 15 months after announcing its proposed entry into MotoGP in the 2017 season. Test rider Alex Hoffmann carried out three days of comprehensive testing with the MotoGP racing bike at the venue that will see the return of the […]

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CLINICA MOBILE: SPEEDY HELP FOR SPEED JUNKIES

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Here’s a MotoGP riddle. What am I? No one looks forward to going, but everyone’s happy when they’re there. That’s right, the Clinica Mobile: The hospital on wheels that’s been an institution in the MotoGP paddock for almost 40 years. A place where bruised and battered riders are looked after with the best possible care. […]

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SUCCESSFUL ROLL-OUT FOR THE KTM RC16 MOTOGP BIKE

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The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team has completed the roll-out of the KTM RC16 at Austria’s Red Bull Ring exactly 15 months after announcing its proposed entry into MotoGP in the 2017 season. Test rider Alex Hoffmann carried out three days of comprehensive testing with the MotoGP racing bike at the venue that will […]

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MIKA KALLIO TO BE KTM MOTOGP TEST RIDER

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Finland’s Mika Kallio returns to KTM next season as test rider for the MotoGP project. KTM made the decision about one year ago to enter competition in the premier class of MotoGP as of the 2017 season. The company was then faced with the task of making all the preparations for a successful entry into […]

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WIN FOR OLIVEIRA AT PHILLIP ISLAND; MOVES TO 2ND IN MOTO3 CHAMPIONSHIP

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Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Miguel Oliveira took a dramatic victory at Round 16 of the MotoGP Moto3 World Championship at Australia’s Phillip Island Circuit on Sunday and moves up to second place on the leader board with two rounds to go. Efren Vazquez was second and Oliveira’s teammate Brad Binder took the podium third in a race […]

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DORNA: A PACKED PROGRAM

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Is there nothing worth watching on television any more? I don’t think so! Check out MotoGP. The hugely expensive broadcasts from DORNA Sports, holder of the TV rights for MotoGP, have been rated as “highly recommended”. We were allowed behind the scenes.     Brrr – it’s cold in here! We might catch a cold. And […]

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RED BULL KTM AJO TO COMPETE WITH BINDER AND BENDSNEYDER IN 2016

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The Red Bull KTM Ajo Team has confirmed it will start with a two-rider team in the MotoGP Moto3 World Championship in 2016. South African Brad Binder stays with the team for another season while the new recruit is the 2015 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup Champion, Dutch teenager Bo Bendsneyder. The team will continue […]

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GARCIA AND DI GIANNANTONIO TAKE THE WINS IN FINAL RED BULL MOTOGP ROOKIES CUP RACES

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The final two races of the 2015 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup at MotorLand Aragon delivered action, surprises, a new winner in Spain’s Marc Garcia and a return to the top step of the podium for Italian Fabio Di Giannantonio. The title had already been settled in favor of Dutch rider Bo Bendsneyder in Round […]

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BO BENDSNEYDER RED BULL MOTOGP ROOKIES CUP CHAMPION AT MISANO

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Young Dutch rider Bo Bendsneyder on Saturday sealed victory in the 2015 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cupwith a decisive win at the Misano Circuit in San Marino with two rounds still in hand. It was the 16-year-old’s eighth win this season. In fact, the title was decided in the eleventh lap of the race when […]

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RED BULL MOTOGP ROOKIES CUP RIDERS FIGHT TOUGH WET CONDITIONS AT SILVERSTONE

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Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup riders wrapped up a challenging weekend at the Silverstone circuit in the UK on Sunday after completing two rounds of the cup in entirely contrasting conditions. Points leader Bo Bendsneyder came out on top with both and impressive win on Saturday in round 9, and a cautious, but safe third […]

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UNSETTLED WEATHER TURNS INDIANAPOLIS MOTO3 GP INTO A LOTTERY

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Seconds after the start of the Moto3 race at the Red Bull MotoGP at the Indianapolis Raceway on Sunday, Round 10 was transformed into a weather and tire choice lottery, but still saw three KTM riders in the top five finishers. The 23-lap race was won by Belgium’s Livio Loi with Scottish rider John McPhee […]

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FENATI FASTEST KTM RIDER AT SACHSENRING MOTO3

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    Romano Fenati narrowly missed a podium third to be the fastest KTM rider home at the MotoGP Moto3 Round 9 at Germany’s Sachsenring on Sunday. Fenati looked set to take the minor podium place but lost out by a couple of thousandths of a second right on the finish line. The race went to […]

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INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH: KAREL HANIKA TALKS PRESSURE, FIGHTS AND MOTOCROSS

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At nineteen years of age Czech 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 […]

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