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KTM to make road racing debut

Published: 21 July 2011

Updated: 20 November 2014

KTM and MCN will be making road racing history at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough this weekend, as Senior Road Tester Adam Child will be competing in the historic 'Cock of the North' meeting on board KTM's new 1190 RC8R Track.

This will be the first time a KTM has been road raced in England, and the first time a KTM has taken on the demanding Oliver's Mount race track. Adam will be racing the likes of TT winners Ryan Farqhuar, Ian Lougher, Adrian Archibald to name but a few over the two days around the challenging track.

The all new KTM RC8R Track comes race ready, with full race body work, adjustable rearsets, race Ackrapovic exhaust, quick shifter, multi adjustable WP suspension and is on sale in limited numbers for £13,815. 

Check out MCN in a few weeks time to see how he gets on. For more information on the event and tickets go to

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