This just in from KTM…


KTM Group CEO Stefan Pierer will host the press conference in the voest alpine wing of the venue at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 13. Pit Beirer (KTM Motorsports Director) and Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna CEO) will join KTM’s CEO to launch the project.

Mike Leitner (KTM Vice President Onroad), Sebastian Risse (Technical Director Onroad) and Mika Kallio (KTM Test Rider MotoGP) will also be present to unveil the bike and be available for any questions.

Following the press conference, the general public will get their first look of the KTM RC16 in action on Sunday when test riders Kallio, and Germany’s Alex Hofmann put in some demo laps on the circuit, starting at 13:15 p.m.