Pit Beirer, KTM Motorsport Director and Claudio de Carli have announced today that the very successful partnership between KTM Racing and its Red Bull KTM Factory Racing MXGP Team Manager is being extended for a further four years.
Claudio de Carli and his highly competent team structure first came to KTM with the recruitment to the KTM Factory team of multi world champion Antonio Cairoli in 2010. The cooperation has been both professional and successful, and Beirer said he was happy that this is now set to continue with an even stronger partnership in the coming seasons.
“Claudio is one of the most experienced and respected people in the MXGP paddock and our cooperation has rewarded us both with a lot of success,” says Pit Beirer. “We are very happy that we can now develop our relationship even further. With Claudio and his team we have a group of very professional, experienced people, and this definitely puts us on track for even more success.”
Beirer said that de Carli brings with him an excellent, brand-new base camp facility in Rome, complete with its own professional MX track. “In addition, we have our main base here in Austria, where we produce all our Factory bikes, plus an improved and expanded practice facility in Belgium that will be ready for next season’s preparation.
“With Claudio’s team, and the best possible facilities and network, we are in excellent shape to prepare for future Motocross World Championships titles,” Beirer added.
Claudio De Carli also confirmed that he was very pleased to continue to work with KTM, saying: “We joined the KTM team in 2010, and for us it was a real honour and recognition of the work done in previous years. In these six years, we have achieved great results, but the best reward has come from the opportunity to work and interact with a fantastic group, where the commitment to motorsport racing is always combined with a great passion and a positive determination to always improve, and to always enrich human relations.
“We appreciate this professionalism, competence and above all the human values of the KTM people who welcomed us. They have made us feel part of a big family. For this, and for the renewed honour to be part of the team for another four years, I want to thank KTM, and especially Pit Beirer.”