KTM had reason to celebrate on the eve of the opening Moto3 GP at the Losail Circuit in Qatar on Saturday with the official factory team Red Bull KTM Ajo being joined by four more customer teams – a total of 10 riders who will compete on the 2014 KTM RC 250GP bike.

Pit Beirer, Head of KTM Motorsports, accompanied by Austrian motorcycle legend Heinz Kinigadner joined all the teams to for a family photo to kick off the season.

Race times on Sunday (March 23) for the opening Moto3 GP of the 2014 season at the Losail Circuit in Qatar, held under lights are as follows:

•    Moto3 Warm-up 16:50 – 17:10  (local time) 14:50 – 15:10 (CET)
•    Moto3 Race 19:00 (local time) 17:00 (CET)

KTM riders to watch in 2014:
Red Bull KTM Ajo Factory Racing (Official KTM factory team)
•    Jack Miller, AUS, No. 8
•    Karel Hanika, CZE, No. 98

Team Sky VR46
•    Romano Fenati ITA, No. 5
•    Francesco Bagnaia, ITA, No. 21

Team GO&FUN Moto3
•    Niccolo Antonelli, ITA, No. 23
•    Enea Bastianini, ITA, No. 33

Team Calvo
•    Isaac Vinales, ESP, No.32
•    Eric Granado, BRA, No. 57
•    Jakub Kornfeil, CZE, No. 84

SIC AJO KTM
•    Hafiq Azmi, MAL, No. 38

Qualifying Results
Moto3 Qualifying at Qatar Rd. 1
1, Alex Rins, ESP, Honda, 2:05.973
2, Alex Marquez, ESP. Honda at 0.152
3, Jack Miller, AUS, KTM, at 0.392
4, Jakub Kornfeil, CZE, KTM at 0.542
5, Isaac Vinales, ESP, KTM at 0.870
Other KTM
8, Romano Fenati, ITA, KTM at 1.153
9, Niccolo Antonelli, ITA, KTM at 1.232
10, Francesco Bagnaia, ITA, KTM at 1.285
12, Eric Granado, BRA, KTM at 1.346
19, Karel Hanika, CZE, KTM at 2.136
21, Enea Bastianini, ITA, KTM at .282
30, Hafiq Azmi, MAL, KTM at 3.510

Image courtesy KTM Racing

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