The Italian-based De Carli factory KTM team of world MX2 champ Jorge Prado and nine-times world champ Tony Cairoli have switched to Thor riding kit for 2020.
The official release from Thor says: "New year, new team. We are proud to officially announce our sponsorship of the Red Bull KTM MXGP
2019 was a year of domination for KTM’s Jorge Prado where the young Spaniard demonstrated his talent, dedication and consistency to take his second consecutive FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship title. With 31 moto wins and 16 overalls including 14 1-1 finishes this season, the 18-year-old has been nothing short
Tony Cairoli's world championship bid is looking very remote as he tried to ride yesterday but couldn't get through the pain, so will miss the next two GPs which are both in Indonesia.
For the second Grand Prix in a row, the factory KTM team will have no MXGP riders as
Ignored? Lost relevance? Or more crucial than ever with crashes and injuries coming fast in MXGP? We asked a selection of both past and current athletes to have used neck protection to find out why there are not more braces in the Grand Prix start gate. We also then quizzed
KTM released a social post explaining why Tony Cairoli and Jeffrey Herlings will miss the MXGP of Germany.
"A right leg injury for @jeffrey_herlings84 and painful right shoulder for @antoniocairolimeans that Red Bull KTM will be without both riders (the last two #mxgpworld champions) this weekend at Teutschenthal for the #MXGPGermany. Both riders will get more
With the amount of injuries and riders not fully fit in MXGP at the moment, Tim Gajser is looking like the man to beat for the 2019 title.
With a 33 point lead over closest rival Tony Cairoli who picked up a nasty shoulder injury in Latvia, the door is now
World championship leader Tony Cairoli crashed hard and had to pull out of the MXGP qualifying race in Russia. He was holding fifth place but lost the front coming down a hard-packed hill and hot the ground hard. Clement Desalle was right behind him and laid his bike down to
MXGP is in route to the Patron MXGP of Russia and the 8th round of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship this weekend. The venue is prepped, and racing is set to take place this Saturday and Sunday on the coast of the Black Sea in Orlyonok, Russia. Returning for its third year as a host,
Could have been a whole lot worse for Tony Cairoli in St Jean D’Angely this past weekend. TC222 dropped it in one of the uphill corners and then gets hit in the back by another rider. Thankfully he was fine and continued the race to finish in 17th place.
Tony Cairoli: “It
The 2019 MXGP action continues to bring surprises, only one week after a difficult 6th overall in Lombardia, Italy, Team HRC’s Tim Gajser rode to a perfect 1-1 finish in Portugal just days ago. Gajser’s French resume puts him with 2 podium finishes, a 3rd in 2018 and a 2nd in 2016.
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