KTM To Campaign 1190 RC8 R In 2009 IDM/German Superbike Championship

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KTM 1190 RC8 R

KTM To Campaign 1190 RC8 R In 2009 Superbike Championship

2014, World Publishing, Inc. a press release issued

Nebel testing a KTM 1190 RC8 R.

KTM is its motor sports activities the recently presented 1190 RC8 R and has to participate in the high-class German Championship. The Austrian two-cylinder will be piloted by Stefan and Didier Van Keymeulen.

After initial experience in the 2008 FIM 1000 World Cup, KTM is now the further development of the young sporty RC8 model range and is to part in an international Superbike series for the first time in in cooperation with KTM Germany.

Top riders in the saddle of the KTM twin-cylinder

With the IDM-experienced German Nebel and the Belgian Didier Van the team will start in a of eight races with top riders. The 27 year old Nebel has won the Superbike IDM title three the two years younger Van Keymeulen the title in the 2005 FIM Superstock World Championship and finished Top 10 results in the 2008 Supersport Championship.

The newly formed Superbike will be headed by the experienced and team manager, Konrad The man from Bavaria not only has the from over 20 years of road and GP racing sport, but guided the KTM 125 cc youth team to IDM championship honours.

I am convinced that with the RC8 R and our but highly motivated team we can a good account of ourselves in the IDM series. Even though a deal of work still ahead of us in the coming five we are already looking forward enthusiasm and excitement to the first of the season, says Hefele his new task.

KTM 1190 RC8 R

Support from RC8 team

Under the leadership of the RC8 project Wolfgang Felber, KTM has set up a test parallel to the German-based race Its job will be to carry out further work during the 2009 within the framework of the very IDM Superbike regulations. First with the Superbike version of the up to 180 hp RC8 R, that will be available at from spring 2009, already taken place in

An official presentation of the KTM Superbike and the RC8 R team is planned for the motorcycle (Motorradmesse) in Dortmund this March.

So we’ll definitely be to Race for the first RC8 Superbike at the start of the IDM 2009 season on 24 on the Lausitz EuroSpeedway in Germany.

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