Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and Hinson Clutch Components renew their partnership

Press release | September 29, 2022

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and Hinson Clutch Components have renewed their highly successful technical partnership for two more seasons, extending the 15-year relationship through to the end of the 2024 season.

The following is a press release from KTM…

Photos courtesy of KTM

KTM and Hinson have together enjoyed a long and successful partnership over the past 15 years. With several off-road titles obtained at the highest levels of racing in all the disciplines in which Red Bull KTM Factory Racing competes. The most recent successes came in September 2022, when Josep Garcia took the individual victory at the prestigious ISDE, followed by Tom Vialle lifting the MX2 World Championship trophy the following day. The two separate titles clearly underscore the competitive performance of Hinson products and the capabilities of KTM’s EXC-F and SX-F machines.

The KTM 250 SX-F of Tom Vialle, winner of the MX2 world championship

The future of the extended partnership between KTM and Hinson looks incredibly bright for 2023 and beyond. The new year will see the return of Jeffrey Herlings in MXGP, a whole new lineup of riders in MX2, and in Rally, Offroad and AMA Supercross and Motocross, a highly capable group of riders will compete in the harshest racing conditions, whether pressing Hinson in their quest for additional championship silverware.

Jeffrey Herlings' Hinson-equipped KTM 450 SX-F
Jeffrey Herlings’ Hinson-equipped KTM 450 SX-F
Tom Vialle’s Hinson-equipped KTM 250 SX-F

Robert Jonas, Head of Off-Road Motorsport: “I am truly delighted that KTM’s successful partnership with Hinson Clutch Components has been extended for another two years. another world title with Tom Vialle becoming MX2 World Champion for the second time earlier this month.It is technical partners like Hinson who ensure that KTM riders around the world can continue to fight for championship titles and on behalf of KTM, we truly look forward to an exciting future.

Ron Hinson, Sales and Marketing Manager of Hinson Clutch Components: “The relationship between Hinson Clutch Components and Red Bull KTM Factory Racing remains incredibly strong, and it has been very successful since the partnership began. KTM has every confidence in Hinson products as they compete for championship titles around the world and their feedback is invaluable to us. As we approach our 16th and 17th years together, I am confident that we can look forward to even more wins and championships with the athletes the team has brought together for seasons to come.

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