Tuesday, February 21, 2012

KTM is confirmed in Jerez with its pilots

Will still chrono "unofficial", but between Valencia and Jerez the KTM seem to have something more than the competition, whether the five officers dell'Ajo M32 KTM Motorsport KALEX or four-KTM team Aspar and RW Racing GP. At the end of the test well in Andalucia 8 pilots pushed the single-cylinder 250cc 4-stroke made ​​in Mattighofen found themselves in the top-10, led by the young Briton Danny Kent, a real revelation of this "pre-season" written by the official with the M32 Red Bull KTM Factory Team.

Vice-champion Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup 2010 (winner of Race 1 at Jerez right), ranking 2 nd in the "Rookie of the Year" in 2011 with an Aprilia GP 125 RSW (three races while arguing with RSA), Danny Kent does not can only be satisfied with the responses that emerged from the Jerez test, finding himself on the top list of the times in all three test days.

" Everything went well , "says the talented British driver. " The feelings are positive, there were problems and chronometric references to prove it. On the final day of testing, we also tried a long run with good responses, always discovering something new. "

Some more problems instead of dominating the previous trials in Valencia, Sandro Cortese , fell ruinously into Day 2, but manage to complete the program of work and development on behalf of KTM Racing and Ajo Motorsport technicians. " It happens to fall when you are forcing the pace. Anyway, I'm happy: despite setbacks we are always there in the lead ", did you know the German driver.

Budget therefore positive for KTM and Ajo Motorsport, as reaffirmed in no uncertain terms by Aki Ajo, owner of the team and team manager for the official formation Ajo Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team . " Jerez is a circuit with different characteristics compared to Valencia. We did not encounter major problems, the bikes and the engine is delivering the expected responses, so we focused our work mainly on the general set-up package. Now for us and our development department KTM Racing is facing three weeks of hard work to prepare for upcoming tests and, of course, for the start of the 2012 season. "

source: bikeracing.it

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