Pol Espargaro out of Austrian GP with technical fault
Without doubt Pol Espargaro was up for a top ten finish too but was sideswiped by another rider as he accelerated off the line but then had a brake sensor failure on the first lap, a one-in-a-thousand chance failure. Pol Espargaro: “I’m so disappointed for what has happened today as we just... Read more
Pol Espargaro takes 9th in Brno
KTM Motorsport Director Pit Beirer had a target for the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing MotoGP team to get a top ten finish in the second half of the 2017 season, and that was achieved today at Brno with Pol Espargaro gaining a brilliant ninth position. All riders had to... Read more
Pol Espargaro will start 18th in Brno
KTM MotoGP had a very successful test with the KTM RC16 after the last race, spending two days at Aragon with test rider Mika Kallio supporting Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith while KTM Moto2 ride Miguel Oliveira rode a MotoGP bike for the very first time. These test kilometres have... Read more
Pol Espargaro finishes 13th in Sachsenring race
After wet and dry conditions all weekend, all three riders had something to smile about after the Sachsenring race with pace, data gathered and a great qualifying result from Saturday when Pol Espargaro was 7th, gaining KTM’s best grid position to date. The No.44 KTM RC16 fought hard in the... Read more
KTM’s best MotoGP result in Assen from Pol Espargaro
As the half way point of 2017 season approaches, the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team took their best ever MotoGP finish today in Assen, Holland after a dramatic race where mixed conditions and bravery were the order of the day resulting in Spaniard Pol Espargaro clinching 11th place... Read more
Pol Espargaro finished just outside of the points at Catalunya
KTM Rally Raid and Dakar heroes Nani Roma and Marc Coma were trackside watching all three classes in temperatures similar to a Dakar stage that they won in Mauritania or   Argentina. Enduro legend Jonny Walker was also supporting his KTM a Grand Prix team mates as he took time out... Read more
Pol Espargaro retires from Mugello race
8 time Motocross World Champion Tony Cairoli was watching as the MotoGP race got underway with the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing of Pol Espargaro fighting hard with a new chassis he and Bradley Smith were using this weekend on the KTM RC16. Unfortunately an electrical problem meant Pol’s pace couldn’t be held, ultimately... Read more
Pol Espargaro qualifies 18th in Mugello
Scorching sunshine meant a red hot pace at the Mugello circuit for the qualifying sessions for the Italian MotoGP today with KTM fighting in all three classes. In the premier MotoGP class, improvements to the KTM RC16 have worked well for Pol Espargaro to ultimately qualify just 1.1 seconds off the front... Read more
Best MotoGP finish for Pol Espargaro at Le Mans.
Following the team’s best qualifying yesterday, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing took their best MotoGP finish today with 12th for Pol Espargaro in front of 104,020 fans watching the French MotoGP. It was a hugely brave effort from Pol Espargaro as he felt a little ill before the race that was... Read more
Pol Espargaro crashes out of Jerez race
Pol Espargaro made a brilliant start off the line on the KTM RC16 to be 11th before an unlucky crash took him out of the race. It was a fast crash, but he was OK and returned to the garage unhurt. The race took place in front of 69,000 fans that included... Read more