KTM offer race bike hire for RC8 Super Cup

By Michael Guy -

British Superbikes

 19 March 2009 19:13

KTM are giving racers the opportunity to hire a bike and support package to compete in the Focused Events KTM RC8 Super Cup on a round by round basis.

Riders will get a race ready KTM 1190 RC8, coaching from Jamie Whitham, race entry, tyres, fuel and will be based out of the KTM UK Race truck at the meeting.

The nine round, 14 race series kicks off with two races at the opening round of the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch on 11th to 13th April.

The new initiative gives riders a cost effective way of racing at a National level with out the commitment and expense of buying their own race bike.

Option One – Round by round

• Race Ready KTM RCB

• Guidance and coaching from James Whitham

• On hand Technician

• Race entries

• Tyres

• Fuel

• Consumables

• Transponder

Costs per race weekend:

Single race - £1295 + vat

Double race - £1995 + vat

Option Two – complete season

Rent a KTM RC8 for the whole championship including race kit from Focused Events. You will be responsible for the maintenance and running of the bike for the series.

After the final round, you give the bike back to Focused Events.

Cost for bike hire £6,500 + vat

Race Calendar

Rounds 1&2             11-13 April             Brands Hatch Indy
Round 3                  2-4 May              Oulton Park
Round 4&5              23-25 May              Donington
Round 6                  29-31 May              Thruxton
Round 7&8              19-21 June             Snetterton
Round 9&10             3-5 July              Knockhill
Round 11&12           7-9 August                    Brands Hatch GP
Round 13                29-31 August           Cadwell Park
Round 14                25-27 September           Silverstone

For further information, availability and conditions please contact Focused Events on 08702 646 268 or info@focusedevents.com