News Arrive and Ride a KTM at Mid-Ohio

Arrive and Ride a KTM at Mid-Ohio

KTM, the official motorcycle of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School, will host two track day sessions on Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this summer. The first will be held May 28, 2009, and the second will take place July 15, 2009.                                                            

The sessions, dubbed KTM Race_Orange Track Days, are unique as KTM 990 Super Duke motorcycles will be provided exclusively for each participant to ride. The fuel, tires and other necessary maintenance throughout the day will all be handled by KTM. This is the first public event of its kind to be hosted at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, creating an opportunity for riders to get on track without the need to transport their bikes to the facility.

"KTM is excited to bring our Ride Orange Semi truck and fleet of KTM 990 Super Dukes to Mid-Ohio and let customers really ride and experience our motorcycles at a world class racetrack," said John Hinz, Product Line Manager at KTM North America.

This is a premium event limited to 60 participants who will only be allowed to ride the provided KTM machines. Riders will be split into three groups that will ride in multiple 20 minute sessions throughout the day. The first two will be ‘sport’ groups, consisting of novice and intermediate riders and the final ‘super sport’ group will encompass advanced intermediate and expert participants. The cost of the event is $195 per person.

"The KTM Race_Orange Track Days is an exclusive and unique, ‘arrive and ride’ experience for the riding enthusiast," said Steve Bidlack, director of The Mid-Ohio School. "It’s exciting to work with our partner, KTM North America, to offer this to the public for the very first time at the Mid-Ohio facility. This offering makes it convenient for anyone from across the country to come and ride at The Mid-Ohio School on a KTM 990 Super Duke."

KTM has been the official motorcycle of The Mid-Ohio School since 2008. For more information or to sign up for the KTM Race Orange Track Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, please call 877-793-8667.

Back to News Home


 

 

2021 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide First Look (6 Fast Facts)

The 2021 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide is here, and it’s louder and sleeker than ever—plus it has some wild new wheels. Here’s what’s new...

2021 Houston 3 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts)

The 2021 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Series is off to a mind-boggling start. The playing field is so level that the bubble is right...

2021 Harley-Davidson Street Bob 114 First Look (6 Fast Facts)

When the Softail Standard was released last year and functionally the same motorcycle as the Street Bob, we knew something had to be afoot...

2021 Harley-Davidson Road King Special First Look: Hot Rod Bagger

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Road King Special is a Touring model that The Motor Company puts in a sub-category—Hot Rod Bagger. To earn that title,...

2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally Coming To America

We told you all about the new 2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally last month. Although we fully expected the pair to be imported...

2021 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 First Look (Specs, Photos, Prices)

The distinctive Harley-Davidson Fat Boy is back for 2021, with the Milwaukee-Eight 114 powerplant and machined solid cast aluminum Lakester wheels. We tested the...