Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Iker Lecuona delivered a great performance on race day in Austria. The MotoGP rookie, who was starting from 16th before and after the race was red flagged showed a decent rhythm throughout the dramatic Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich. The Spaniard made up several positions and kept his strong pace to the flag, collecting his first seven points in the premier class.
Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira delivered a stunning second day at Red Bull’s and KTM’s home soil in Austria. With the seventh fastest time in the combined practice sessions, the Portuguese secured a direct Q2 spot for the first time in his career. In Qualifying Oliveira squeezed out everything of himself and his KTM RC16 and ended up in 11th of the ultra-competitive field, only 0.489 seconds behind the pole setter.
Day one of the proceedings for the Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich was filled with sensations for Red Bull KTM Tech3. Both, Miguel Oliveira and Iker Lecuona did a great job to kick off the first of two home Grand Prix’ for the team’s manufacturer KTM and title sponsor Red Bull in a strong way.