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Motorcycles at KTM Rollers Heads: TeM Manager Mike Leitner loses his job

11:40  25 november  2021
11:40  25 november  2021 Source:   de.motorsport.com

Moto3 Aragon FT3: Foggia with a shortest time - 17 drivers in a second

 Moto3 Aragon FT3: Foggia with a shortest time - 17 drivers in a second © Motorsport Images Dennis Foggia successfully sat down in a narrow final phase by Honda Pilot Dennis Foggia has finished the third free training of the Moto3 in Aragon as fastest. In a hectic final phase, the Leopard Pilot sat down with a best time of 1: 58,051 minutes just against Izan Guevara (gas gas), missing 25 thousandth. Darryn Binder (Honda) became third. As so the last ten minutes of session developed into a mini-qualifying in the fight for direct debit in Q2.

KTM finishes cooperation with Mike Leitner. After five years of age, Leitner will no longer act as a team manager for the manufacturer from Mattighofen. It is expected that Francesco Guidotti of Pramac-Ducati changes to KTM and becomes the successor of Leitner.

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Pit Beirer, KTM Motor Sport Director, thanks Leitner for its contribution in recent years: "Mike was a key figure in our mission to fight the best in the world of street racing."

"Together we have created a MotoGP structure with the right personnel and the right drivers, which has scored outstanding results in the royal class of the sport," accounted at Amarer. "We started building our RC16 and the entire plan on a blank sheet of paper and under his leadership we put together a great team. A team that made the challenge of the MotoGP."

PIT BITRER: How KTM Dakar winner Kevin Benavides by Honda Holte

 PIT BITRER: How KTM Dakar winner Kevin Benavides by Honda Holte "I've doubted myself for a moment, because there was no obvious reason," says KTM-Sportschef Pit Beirer to 'Motorsport.com' over the change of Rally Dakar winner Kevin Benavides from Honda to KTM in 2021. Nevertheless, the Argentinian, which gained the motorcycle category of the Rallyeklassiker 2021, decided for a change of wallpaper. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo Beirer explains: "He has won the rally Dakar's rally of Dakar, so he has had a good team and have had a good motorcycle.

"Now, after seven common years, we decided to reorganize our MotoGP leadership for the future, and I can not express how much we want to thank him for all the work he has put into this project," So the KTM motor sports director.

"Mike has worked very hard to bring us into the first row from the backstarts and his commitment has contributed a large part to our success story," thanks themselves with Leitner.

In the expired MotoGP season, Brad Binder landed as the best KTM pilot on position six of the driver's ranking. Team College Miguel Oliveira slipped down to the 14th position in the second half of the season. The Tech-3 pilots Iker Lecuona and Danilo Petrucci ended the MotoGP season at positions 20 and 21.

with image material from Motorsport Images .

KTM Confirmed: Francesco Guidotti becomes successor to Mike Leitner .
© KTM New entry Francesco Guidotti with KTM Motorsport Director Pit Beirer KTM has officially confirmed that Francesco Guidotti became successor to Mike Leitner in the MODOGP season 2022. Guidotti changes from Pramac-Ducati to KTM and takes over the role of the team manager in the Austrians. Already 15 years ago, the Italian worked for KTM.

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