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Motorcycles Tech 3 to remain KTM satellite MotoGP team through 2026

11:25  02 may  2021
11:25  02 may  2021 Source:   msn.com

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Tech 3 is a motorcycle racing team competing in the MotoGP World Championship under the name Tech 3 KTM Factory Racing. They also compete in the Moto 3 World Championship under the name Red Bull KTM Tech 3 and the MotoE World Cup under the name Tech 3 E-Racing.

Team Orange is staying in MotoGP through the end of 2026 , after re-signing its contact with the series organizer this week. It signifies the current changes at KTM , a company long-known for offroad racing success, but not so much for action on roadracing tracks. KTM ’s built many high-performance street bikes over the years, between its Duke and supermoto models, but none of these motorcycles were aimed But, KTM ’s MotoGP program proved successful, and it’s sticking around now, for another six years. KTM currently has a factory team in MotoGP , as well as a deal with the Tech 3 satellite squad.

KTM has announced it has extended its satellite partnership with Tech 3 in the MotoGP world championship for five more years.

a man riding a motorcycle on a track: Danilo Petrucci, KTM Tech3 © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Danilo Petrucci, KTM Tech3

Herve Poncharal’s Tech 3 squad ended a 20-year partnership with Yamaha at the conclusion of the 2018 season to join forces with KTM as it extended its presence on the MotoGP grid to four bikes.

Running factory-supported RC16s, Tech 3 scored two of KTM’s three grand prix victories in 2020, when Miguel Oliveira took a sensational maiden win at the Styrian Grand Prix before dominating the season finale in Portugal.

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KTM rider Pol Espargaro believes the addition of Tech 3 to the Austrian manufacturer's MotoGP stable will allow it to “double or triple” its development rate. After making its full-time premier-class debut last year, KTM has been largely consigned to fighting for the lower “The Tech 3 team is going to have the same spec bike as us, we will have the same info, they are going to test the same things as us and this is going to make us improve double or triple than what we are improving now.” Tech 3 , which will field its 2018 rider Hafizh Syahrin alongside Moto 2 graduate Miguel Oliveira next year, has had a low-key

KTM APPLY EXTRA STRATEGIC PLANNING TO MOTOGP STRUCTURE FROM 2020 WITH RENEWED FIVE YEAR COMMITMENT AND STRONG HUSQVARNA RETURNKTM AG announces a further five-year commitment to MotoGP racing, up until 2026 , and will revise their The Husqvarna brand will make a comeback with a dedicated Moto 3 race team and new model. KTM AG CEO Stefan Pierer and Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta inked a fresh contract for KTM to remain as part of the MotoGP grid for another five years at the Red Bull Ring for the myWorld Motorrad Grand Prix von

Poncharal said earlier this year that negotiations about continuing with KTM for the next five years were already at an advanced stage, with the Austrian manufacturer confirming a new agreement on Sunday morning ahead of the Spanish GP.

“We are very proud to make this announcement of a new five-year deal with Tech 3,” KTM motorsport boss Pit Beirer said.

“It is a very important strategic move for us as part of our long-term strategy in the sport.

“We already agreed our participation with Dorna for another five years and it was vital to have that foundation and stability in MotoGP by renewing our agreement with Tech 3.

“For the last few years, we have been building-up our structure and now it provides an incredible path from Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, Moto3, Moto2 and then four valuable places in the premier class where we want to succeed.

Tech 3 team boss Poncharal convinced: "A satellite team can win the World Championship"

 Tech 3 team boss Poncharal convinced: © Motorsport Images In Valencia 2, Morbidelli and Miller, two satellite drivers fought for victory. If you look at the MotoGP era since 2002, then you could Satellite teams keep celebrating great successes. For example, Sete Gibernau challenged Valentino Rossi (Repsol-Honda) with the Gresini-Honda in 2003/04. But it wasn't enough for the world championship title. © Motorsport Images Herve Poncharal In the MotoGP era, no satellite team has won the world title.

KTM Motorsports will be gunning for new milestones and more MotoGP ‘highs’ for the next six years after signing a contract extension with commercial rights-holders and promoters Dorna Sports S.L., ensuring that the KTM RC16 will be present on the grid until 2026 . Pit Beirer, KTM Motorsport Director: “I’m extremely happy to be able to announce this new five-year contract with Dorna. I want to take this opportunity to thank Dorna especially and Mr Carmelo Ezpeleta and his whole team because we’ve had four great years together already and they are a really professional partner in this important

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“With Herve and the Tech 3 crew we have the ideal partner and we see the whole operation as part of ‘one team’.

“It’s more than a pleasure to say we’ll be able to attack the next five years together.”

Poncharal added: “I feel very proud, very privileged and very honoured to announce our renewed partnership with KTM.

“I think we will be the first independent team to announce a five-year agreement with a manufacturer in MotoGP history.

“This is quite an achievement and it also highlights how strong our relationship is and how well the first three years of our partnership have been working.

“I believe the best is yet to come. We share the same values, the same target, which is to never give up and be ready to race.

“So now that this deal is done, signed, confirmed, let’s work even harder on the 2021 season and of course let’s think how to be best prepared for 2022.

“I really believe this organisation has all the ingredients to be winning and it’s just up to us to put all the pieces together to make it work and chase victory at every single round.”

The start to the 2021 season hasn’t been easy for Tech 3, with new signing Danilo Petrucci scoring just three points so far as he continues to adjust from the Ducati to the RC16.

Teammate Iker Lecuona has similarly found the going tough, the young Spaniard scoring just one point in the first three races.

Jerez Moto3: KTM rookie Acosta scores third straight win .
Pedro Acosta claimed an historic third Moto3 victory in the Spanish Grand Prix while chaos erupted at the final corner of a dramatic Jerez race. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Pedro Acosta, Red Bull KTM Ajo Ajo KTM rider Acosta has become the first grand prix rookie in history to score four podiums from their first four races, after riding a perfect final lap to claim his third-straight win to pull out a commanding 51-point lead in the championship. Poleman Tatsuki Suzuki grabbed the holeshot off the line from the Snipers Honda of Andrea Migno and Gabriel Rodrigo on the Gresini Honda.

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