-- KTM TV at JNR MX Nats
KTM Australia will provide such great support for riders at next week’s KTM
Junior Nationals at Horsham, Victoria …that we could be accused of spoiling the
As the naming rights sponsor, KTM Australia will partner with My Sport Live (who
most recently provided live commentary to the MX Nationals final at Coolum) to
provide live commentary across the entire final day of competition as the new
raft of Aussie junior champions is revealed and crowned.
Known as KTM TV, the coverage can be viewed through the KTM Australia Facebook
page and will feature interviews and more.
A special live, hour-long Thursday afternoon panel show hosted by Kevin Williams
will take place at 4pm and will feature some of the most respected members of
the KTM fold, starting with the boss, two-time Mister Motocross and World 500cc
Vice Champion Jeff Leisk.
Leisk will be joined by one of the most respected Team Managers in the game -
Rob T, riders Daniel McCoy and Kirk Gibbs, and KTM Junior Racing Team
champion-builder Glenn Macdonald as they discuss the week’s various events and
Through the week KTM will have a massive supporting presence on the ground,
starting with KTM Technical Service which will be there for the duration of the
event as a support centre for KTM owners requiring setup advice and support for
any mechanical emergencies.
KTM Spare Parts Service in conjunction with Geelong’s Moto Tech KTM will also be
there, carrying general consumables like brakes, sprockets and chains to
breakables. It’s even possible to order certain major parts if required.
Tim Cole, the KTM race team physiologist will be doing the rounds offering all
competitors advice on diet, training, recovery and all the tricks to keeping
their bodies coping with a week of frenzied motocross action.
From Thursday, Motorex KTM Team Manager and KTM Technical Services Manager for
Australia and New Zealand Rob Twyerould will also be there, and his impressive
wealth of knowledge and experience will be accessible for help and advice to KTM
“A level of involvement like this is quite unique,” said KTM’s Marketing Manager
Greg Chambers. “We do it for our customers because we believe they deserve that
support at nationals to ensure they give themselves the best chance for a strong
“It adds value to being a KTM owner and KTM is proud to be the naming rights
sponsor for the next three years. Junior racing is a huge part of our business,
since we have models from 50cc and we can support kids all the way through their
progression to seniors.
“KTM looks forward to some great results, not just from our Motorex team of
Wayde Carter, Mitch Evans, World number two Hunter Lawrence and Callum Norton,
but also a bunch of other top KTM kids including Caleb Grothues, Rhys Budd,
Bailey Malkiewicz and Ritchie Evans.”
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