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Dungey to lead Red Bull KTM’s AMA racing efforts for 2012 and 2013

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Offical, Dungey will be KTM mounted for the next two seasons in the AMA.
KTM has announced the addition of multi time AMA champion Ryan Dungey to the US Red Bull KTM Factory Race Team for the 2012 and 2013 AMA Pro Supercross and Motocross Championship Series, a move that underlines KTM‰Ûªs determination to be a major player in leading US competition in both SX and MX disciplines.

The well-decorated rider‰Ûªs first official race with his new Red Bull/KTM Factory Team will be the opening round of the AMA Pro Supercross Championship Series at Angel Stadium on January 7, 2012 where he will race aboard the KTM 450 SX-F in the premier Supercross class.

KTM first expressed its desire to strengthen its motocross efforts in the USA in 2010 when it released the new generation SX model line of motorcycles and hired the legendary Motocross management personality Roger DeCoster to run the US factory team. KTM‰Ûªs determination to push ahead in the segment has been underlined by the signing of 250cc riders Ken Roczen and Marvin Musquin for the US competition. With Dungey, and the two talented and already crowned MX2 World Champions Roczen and Musquin all riding the latest generation of 2012 offroad bikes ‰Û÷made in Austria‰Ûª, KTM is ‰Û÷Ready to Race‰Ûª with top bikes and top riders in the major US SX and MX competitions.

‰ÛÏI am really happy to have Ryan Dungey join our team. He and I have worked together for several years so we know each other well. Our past should help us get the best out of each other and put us in position to be legit championship contenders in the big bike class,‰Û

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