Crimson Bull KTM own renewed contracts with the two usual Vast Prix winners to execute the backbone of their MotoGP™ checking out crew

38-yr used Kallio has been a key segment of the MotoGP trend crew for half of a decade. The Fin debuted the KTM RC16 at the 2016 Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana and has finished wild-card appearances and change racing tasks since 2017; notably contesting six rounds with Crimson Bull KTM Factory Racing in 2019 and the rest spherical of the 2020 marketing and marketing and marketing campaign for Crimson Bull KTM Tech3.

35-yr used Pedrosa joined the KTM crew upon his retirement in 2018 and as no doubt one of many most decorated MotoGP racers of the stylish know-how. The Spaniard introduced 13 years of prime-flight trip within the premier class to the KTM MotoGP venture.

Physique of workers Supervisor 2020 debrief: KTM’s Mike Leitner 03/12/2020

The Crimson Bull KTM Factory Racing boss reflects on a extra special 2020 for the orange model that seen them clinch their first MotoGP™ victories

The work of both Kallio and Pedrosa and the checking out squad helped KTM to lift three Grands Prix with two assorted riders in 2020 and register eight podium finishes thanks to the advancement and doable of the KTM RC16.

Mika Kallio:

“It is gargantuan to proceed this venture. Five years own handed already with this crew and I will be capable to not deem time has gone so instant. It has been rewarding to gape the advance of the bike and all of the phases which own got us right here. Especially in 2020 with victories and podiums; it has been incredible. It is honest to gape all of the laborious work and dedication paying off for all people considering the venture. I own labored with KTM for eleven years now at some level of my profession, which is in point of fact half of of my complete time in racing. KTM is my 2d household and I’m proud and privileged to proceed being with this company. I feel the outcomes of this yr motivate both the crew and riders against a gleaming better 2021, so I’m already having a gape forward to the upcoming season. I feel now we own now what it takes to fight at the tip.”

Dani Pedrosa:

“KTM is extraordinarily alive to to preserve improving and I’m simplest too contented to preserve working with them and serving to their riders onto bigger goals. I desire to thank Pit Beirer, Stefan Pierer and Crimson Bull for all their have faith in me.”

Pit Beirer, KTM Motorsports Director:

“We’re contented to own the ability to preserve the stability and all of the suggestions now we own with our fresh checking out crew. In 2020 we would possibly perhaps per chance perhaps express how well and how instant we’re working within the back of-the-scenes for our MotoGP programme and both Mika and Dani’s input were crucial within the event now we own made. It’s simplest been four years however it completely gives all of the company slightly tons of satisfaction and pleasure to own the ability to residing fresh targets and to form extra recollections in MotoGP.”

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