Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|01-16-2015, 06:10 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Pedrosas excrew chief joins KTM for MotoGP project
Mike Leitner will work closely with KTMs technical race department
DANI Pedrosa’s ex-crew chief has joined KTM Factory Racing to work on the Austrian firm’s MotoGP project.
Commenting on the move to KTM, Mike Leitner said: ‘It will be an exciting and interesting challenge, as we’re starting from scratch. It is nice to see an Austrian company and an owner like Stefan Pierer to start such a great project. There is not much happening from other factories in the German speaking part of the world. I like challenges and I am happy to be part of it.’
Leitner, who was crew chief to Pedrosa for nine years, will work closely with Sebastian Risse, who is head of KTM’s technical race department.
Pit Beirer, KTM’s Head of Motorsport, said: ‘Mike is now the guy at KTM with the most MotoGP on-track experience. He will assist building up a test team and help us to find the right people in the paddock.’
Last year, Stefan Pierer announced that KTM plan to test the bike’s V4 engine in May 2015, and roll out the first ‘RC16’ race bike by Autumn.
KTM CEO confirms entry into 2017 MotoGP
KTM RC 390 Cup in planning for the UK
Rossi to split with Crew Chief Burgess
Silvano Galbusera named as Rossi’s new Crew Chief
KTM's new RC390
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|MotoGP - Crutchlow joins rare rostrum group||NewsBot||Racing News||0||04-29-2015 07:30 AM|
|MotoGP - Power Electronics re-joins Aspar||NewsBot||Racing News||0||04-07-2015 05:30 PM|
|MotoGP - MotoGP looking for Indian GP says Dorna chief||NewsBot||Racing News||0||02-02-2015 04:40 PM|
|KTM electric scooter project scrapped||NewsBot||Racing News||0||10-15-2014 05:11 AM|
|KTM 50 Pro SR project bike||chixwithtrix||Dirtbikes, Mini's, ATV's.....||9||04-16-2012 03:50 PM|