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Glenn Kearney appointed KTM Group Australia Motorsports Manager

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Glenn Kearney appointed KTM Group Australia Motorsports Manager
Current KTM Enduro Racing Team Manager Glenn Kearney has been appointed Motorsports Manager of the KTM Group Australia, in an expanded role that will utilise the vast experience of the highly-respected former off-road racer.

Kearney will maintain his team management duties as the KTM Enduro Racing Team defends its Australian Off-Road Championship crown in 2018, as well as managing the KTM Desert Racing Team, while also taking on the broader Motorsports Manager position.

The role of - KTM Group Australia - Motorsports Manager for Kearney comes as Rob Twyerould focuses on customer services, resulting in Kearney having a direct involvement with the KTM Motocross Racing Team, along with added input into the Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team. He will also be heavily involved in both brands' assortment of officially-supported racers and teams locally.

Kearney is recognised as one of the sport's most revered professionals following a racing career that spanned over a decade, winning off-road championships locally and also competing internationally. Between 2014 and 2016 he was Team Manager/Rider of the Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team with immense success, prior to solely becoming Team Manager of KTM's off-road and desert programs last year.

The appointment of Kearney as KTM Group Australia Motorsports Manager will see him work closely with current KTM Motocross Racing Team Manager Jay Marmont and Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team Manager Christian Horwood in a bid to capture championships across each discipline through 2018.

"I'm really excited to have this opportunity with the KTM Group," Kearney said. "It's definitely going to be a challenge in filling the shoes of Rob Twyerould in this particular position, as he has done an amazing job for many years and has won countless championships in that time. My main goal is to try and keep that rolling, looking to achieve as much success as we can.

"The role as Motorsport Manager covers both KTM and Husqvarna, which are two brands I have worked within as off-road Team Manager in recent years, based alongside the KTM Motocross Team here in Sydney. We are all very familiar with each-other and we have three great teams in-house, so the target is to maintain that high-performance culture we have with our employees and also our riders under contract. The plan, as always, is to strive for improvements in all facets of the motorsports department," Kearney concluded.

Jeff Leisk - General Manager, KTM Group Australia, said, "We are proud to announce the appointment of Glenn Kearney as the KTM Group Australia Motorsports Manager. Since joining our organization, Glenn has demonstrated his vast experience of overseas competition, along with his tremendous ability to organise and lead our racing teams to victory."

Main Photo: Glenn Kearney (File)

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