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What does READY TO RACE mean to you?

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What does READY TO RACE mean to you?

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READY TO RACE is not just a statement or a mantra from KTM, it’s a way of life. It’s what fuels our passion for success, and ensures we are prepared to do battle.

Our athletes are the men and women on the ground flying the flag for KTM, competing in the most intense and challenging conditions globally. Battling, sweating, working, racing, winning. We asked some of our Red Bull KTM Factory Motocross stars the question: What does READY TO RACE mean to you?

Video: Luca Piffaretti



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