MotoGP Jerez: KTM confirm Oliveira contract extension - Bikesport News

MotoGP Jerez: KTM confirm Oliveira contract extension

KTM’s MotoGP operation have this morning confirmed their contract with Portugese rider Miguel Oliveira has been extended to the end of 2020.

The Moto3 and Moto2 race winner will stay with the satellite Tech3 team next season after so far finishing 17th, 11th and 14th – earning points in two of his first three outings – to continue his rise after becoming the first rider to emerge through the spectrum of the Red Bull KTM Grand Prix structure.

“We are extremely happy to announce that we have activated our option with Miguel and his contract with us early because what he has shown in the first races is really good for us and there is no reason to wait any longer. We’re really pleased to have a rider of his clear potential inside KTM for another year,” said KTM motorsport boss Pit Beirer.

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