Brad Binder and Jack Miller were instrumental in unveiling KTM’s updated RC16 during the recent pre-season test in Malaysia. The factory KTM RC16, featuring the iconic orange and dark blue livery, made its debut with continued support from Red Bull.
On the last day of testing, Binder secured seventh place, with Miller following closely in 14th. Meanwhile, GasGas Tech3 newcomer Pedro Acosta made an impression by clinching ninth place overall aboard his RC16.
The rider lineup remains unchanged for 2024, with Binder and Miller continuing their partnership.
Binder, having spent his entire premier class career with KTM, achieved his best season to date last year, finishing fourth in the championship with notable victories and podium finishes. Miller, who joined from Ducati last season, secured one podium finish at the Spanish GP and ended the season in 11th place overall.
KTM’s strong performances in 2023 led to a second-place finish in the constructors’ championship, marking their best result since entering the premier class full-time in 2017. Looking ahead, the team is determined to build on this success in 2024.
Hubert Trunkenpolz, a member of KTM’s executive board, expressed pride in the team’s achievements, emphasizing the significant progress made in team structure and communication.
The focus now shifts to the final pre-season event in Qatar, where MotoGP teams will participate in a two-day test at the Losail International Circuit on February 19-20. KTM remains committed to pursuing success in MotoGP and is determined to continue its quest for the championship title.