Husqvarna To Race Rebadged KTM In Moto3 With Kent And Ajo…

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Husqvarna To Race Rebadged KTM In With Kent And Ajo

Submitted by Emmett on Thu, 2013-11-21

A day after the provisional entry for the Grand Prix classes released by the FIM, and there’s one already. Today, Husqvarna that they would be the Moto3 world championship, and a factory team.

The Red Bull Factory Racing team be run by Aki Ajo, and have Danny as rider. Furthermore, Husqvarna also be providing support for Ajo in the Avant Tecno team.

The that Husqvarna is racing in does not mean a brand new will be entered. The Husqvarna be a rebadged KTM, run under a arrangement as Gilera and Derbi in the and 125cc classes, which really just rebadged Danny Kent’s Moto3 will be a factory KTM with a badge on the tank.

That KTM would use such an is not unusual: Pierer Industries, the stakeholder in KTM, is also owner of Husqvarna, having the brand earlier this Husqvarna off-road bikes are being produced in KTM’s in Mattighofen, Austria.

The entry of into Moto3 is very a return, rather than a new The Swedish brand known for its and other off-road machinery in the 250cc class in the mid-Sixties, points with Kent in 1966. That bike was a cylinder two … built a modified motocross engine. also raced in the 500cc with another Swede, Bo at the controls.

That bike was a 500cc twin in a Seeley frame. For a more background on the subject, see the on .

Below is the press from Husqvarna on their in Moto3:



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Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to their participation in the 2014 World Championship, which in Doha, Qatar on March 23. The team will be named Red Husqvarna Factory Racing and by team manager Aki Ajo. team rider will be Danny Kent.

Under the eye of experienced former racer Aki who has enjoyed a long and successful in motorsport racing and team Danny Kent will for the Moto3 World Championship A second Husqvarna will be by the promising young rider Ajo from Finland. Stepping Grand Prix Road in 2014, Husqvarna Motorcycle’s begin an exciting new racing

The Moto3 class was introduced in replacing the 125cc two-… The class highlights up-and-coming talent and is a proving ground for aiming to progress into and eventually into the main class. Machinery is restricted to 250cc four-… engines.

The total weight for motorcycle and is 148 kg (326 lb.). Riders in the class cannot be older 28 years.

Stefan Pierer, KTM AG “Running Husqvarna in the Moto3 Championship will bring interest to both the category and the With its history of 110 years the brand is highly known the world of racing. The Moto3 will give a further to grow Husqvarna stronger ever. We’re looking to see great competition next ”

Pit Beirer, head of Husqvarna “After our strong commitment to competition, entering the Moto3 Championship is a new milestone in the history of With the full support of Mr. and the Husqvarna Motorcycles Board of we are extremely excited about new project.

We will bring the people and all the necessary energies to give the project the success it Danny Kent will be our factory rider, with Ajo our official support rider. hugely talented young we are looking forward to the start of new journey into Grand Road Racing.”

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