Paturel gets KTM MXGP ride

Former factory Yamaha MX2 ace Benoit Paturel has secured a full-time MXGP ride for 2018 with the Marchetti KTM team. Paturel initially signed for BOS KTM alongside Jordi Tixier, but split with the team within a few weeks. It was believed he didn't get on with the handling of the KTM.