The training camp includes a photo shoot and ride day at Perris Raceway as well as group fitness testing on day one. During day two riders were introduced to top level management of KTM including International Motorsports Director Winfried Kerschhaggl, KTM North America Racing Director Kurt Nicoll and KTM Motocross Manager Casey Lytle. On day two riders were given a background on KTM and the company’s goals as well as a briefing on the team sponsors. Supercross Announcer Erv Braun and Dan Walsh from Upfront Communications spoke to the riders about proper interview conduct, general guidelines on how to deal with the media and how to best promote your sponsors.
‘This is a talented group of riders that are all eager to win championships this year. They each have the desire and potential to win. The team was designed in the best way to make their amateur career as successful as possible. The support is there for them all they need to do is show up in KTM style ‘Ready-to-Race,’ stated Nicoll.