Amherst, Ohio – KTM announced a two-year extension of its productive and highly successful collaboration with specialist brake systems brand Moto-Master. The partnership will affect most of the factory teams across the off-road racing disciplines, the majority of which have already enjoyed success in their respective 2019 campaigns.
KTM and the Dutch company have been working together since 2007 and the combination will supply Red Bull KTM motocross (MXGP & MX2, AMA SX/MX & GoPro/Troy Lee), Enduro, Rally, Off-road teams into the 2020 and 2021 seasons.
Moto-Master stock one of the widest range of brake rotors in the world and recently added sprockets and chains to its catalogue. Their expertise in helping stop the vast speed of factory KTMs on tracks, dirt, trails and obstacles has already reaped more major prizes in 2019. Toby Price conquered the last running of the Dakar Rally in South America; Cooper Webb claimed the AMA 450 Supercross championship; Manuel Lettenbichler has emerged as a major force in WESS; Jorge Prado dominated the FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship, and Sam Sunderland grabbed the FIM Cross Country Rallies world title.
KTM and Moto-Master unite in a way to develop ideas and prototypes in the evolution of motorcycle braking performance. The mix of the best materials, motorcycles, equipment, support and athletes continues to set the benchmark at the highest level of global racing.
Robert Jonas, VP of Offroad said, “For us it was a simple matter to agree another two years with Moto-Master. The products and the work lead into results and, again, they speak for themselves as it has been another positive season across the board for KTM. In racing you can never take anything for granted or expect a result but with partners like Moto-Master – and the many great companies we go to the track with – we can raise our chances to the highest level. I’d like to thank them for their effort and we’ll continue to try and lead the way.”
Rolf Verhagen, General Manager Moto-Master, said, “Operating at the very pinnacle of motorsport, as KTM does, leaves no room for error and the KTM factory teams continuously put our products to the test in front of a global audience. Moto-Master FLAME brake discs are – ready to race – and proven at the highest level. As a result KTM has catapulted Moto-Master to be the winningest brake disc in modern offroad Motorsport. We are happy to expand our partnership and we look forward to take on any challenge that lies ahead.”