KTM Cup To Kick Start From March 22 In India
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KTM Cup To Kick Start From March 22 In India

News by Team Drivio | Mar 14, 2024

The roar of engines is set to electrify the racing circuits once again as KTM unleashes the KTM Cup.

  • Selection rounds revving up on March 22nd at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore
  • Qualifying rounds to unfold in three other major cities
  • Building anticipation and rivalry among the daring racers vying for glory

In a bold move, KTM has introduced three distinct categories for the 2024 season, catering to a diverse array of talent and skill levels.  The chase for glory begins on March 22nd at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore, where selection rounds will set the stage for the qualifiers and grand finale scheduled for May 24-26. 

Aspiring racers will have their mettle tested as they navigate through multiple qualifying rounds across major cities, leaving only the finest to compete in the heart-pounding finale. At present, the India-bound portfolio of the Austrian bike maker consists of KTM Duke 125, KTM RC 125, KTM Duke 200, KTM RC 200, KTM Duke 250, KTM Duke 390, KTM RC 390, KTM 390 Adventure and others. 

Riding to Glory: Categories Redefined

Building upon the resounding success of the inaugural season, which attracted over 1,000 racers nationwide, KTM has introduced three distinct categories for the 2024 edition. The 'Pros' category will feature seasoned veterans from the previous season, excluding the champions, and FMSCI license holders/INMRC Racers from the last three years. 

The 'Amateurs' category beckons motorcycle enthusiasts and KTM owners eager to showcase their skills on the track. Lastly, the 'Women' category celebrates the rising tide of female riders, providing a platform for them to showcase their prowess and defy conventions.

Mentorship from the Best

Adding an extra layer of excitement, the 2024 KTM Cup will be graced by the presence of Jeremy McWilliams, an ex-MotoGP racer with two podium finishes in the 500cc class and a win in the 250cc class. McWilliams will serve as the esteemed supervisor, imparting his invaluable wisdom and guidance to the aspiring champions throughout the season.

The stage is set, the engines are primed, and the thrill of competition hangs thick in the air. As the KTM Cup returns, it promises to redefine the boundaries of speed, skill, and sheer determination, beckoning riders from all walks of life to embrace the ultimate racing experience.