Here’s how KTM are making waves in MotoGP

KTM is the only factory to race in all three classes of the MotoGP World Championship in 2017.
By Toni Börner

2017 is a big year for KTM. The Austrian manufacturer is competing in the Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP classes of the World Championship, and is the only factory doing so.

Round 1 of the season in Qatar marked an exciting new chapter in KTM's history. Here's how the motorcycles and riders shape up across the categories...

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Pol Espargaró leads Bradley Smith
KTM MotoGP riders Pol Espargaró leads Bradley Smith
Pol Espargaró leads Bradley Smith Pol Espargaró and Bradley Smith ride the "full" debut race for the Red Bull KTM Factory team in the MotoGP class. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
That first time...
KTM MotoGP rider Pol Espargaró leaves the pits in Qatar
That first time... Pol Espargaró leaves the pits for the first time as an official KTM factory rider in Qatar. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
Eyes on the prize
KTM Moto2 rider Miguel Oliveira focuses
Eyes on the prize KTM is now the only manufacturer that has factory efforts in all three categories in the World Championship. Miguel Oliveira is spear-heading the Moto2 effort. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
Much to do at the first GP
KTM crew in the team garage at the Qatar MotoGP
Much to do at the first GP Everything is new for KTM - which means a lot of work, and plenty to learn and tweak after every stint on track. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
A debut brings certain pressures...
KTM MotoGP rider Bradley Smith speaks to media
A debut brings certain pressures... A high amount of media interest is part and parcel of the deal. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
Target: Podium
KTM Moto2 rider Miguel Oliveira in the team garage
Target: Podium Miguel Oliveira just missed out on the podium in Qatar, finishing in fourth position. He made up for it in Argentina though with a second-placed finish. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
Go! The first Moto2 race for KTM
The Moto2 races starts in Qatar
Go! The first Moto2 race for KTM KTM made history by entering the Honda-powered one-make class with their own chassis to become the only manufacturer competing in all Grand Prix classes. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
The chassis definitely works
KTM Moto2 rider Miguel Oliveira in action
The chassis definitely works The KTM chassis made a big impression - Oliveira mixed it up during testing and the races. It works, and very well at that! © RedBull.com/Toni Börner
Moto3 debuts too
KTM Moto3 rider Niccolo Antonelli in Qatar
Moto3 debuts too In Moto3 KTM has been successful for a number of years already, but the new talent continues to come through the ranks and it was Niccolo Antonelli's debut as a factory rider in the Ajo squad. © RedBull.com/Toni Börner

Ready to Race | KTM goes MotoGP the documentary is available now to watch on Red Bull TV.