First Look: 2015 KTM Race Team Machines

Marvin Musquin's Red Bull KTM 250SX-F
Marvin Musquin’s Red Bull KTM 250SX-F Factory Edition race bike is tuned by Frankie Latham.

First Look: 2015 KTM Race Team Machines

Red Bull KTM, BTOSports.com KTM and Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull KTM

The all-new 2015 Factory Edition bikes were unveiled tonight. Click here to see the works bikes you can buy!

Today, KTM unveiled not only the exciting new 2015 Factory Edition bikes, but the machines of their three factory-supported race teams, as well. Although not all of the racers themselves were on hand, we did get to peek at all of the individual race machines. This is a multi-page post, with Red Bull KTM on page 1, BTOSports.com KTM on page two, and Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM on page three. Comment below and let us know which team has the coolest-looking bikes!

Justin Hill. Dean Wilson and Roger DeCoster
Justin Hill. Dean Wilson and Roger DeCoster address the media at the team launch.
Ryan Dungey's KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition
Ryan Dungey’s KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition is built by Carlos Rivera.
Dean Wilson's KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition
Matt Winters builds Dean Wilson’s KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition.
Justin Hill's KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition
Newcomer Justin Hill’s KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition is built by tuner Jade Dungey.

Go to page two to see the BTOSports.com KTM bikes!

 BTOSports.com KTM

Forrest Butler, Justin Brayton, Andrew Short, and Christy LaCurelle.
KTM’s Christy LaCurelle introduces the BTOSports.com KTM team of owner Forrest Butler and riders Justin Brayton, Andrew Short.
Justin Brayton's KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition.
Justin Brayton’s KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition. Brayton returns to KTM bikes after a six-year hiatus. He’s glad to be back on orange!
Andrew Short's KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition.
According to Andrew Short, his KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition is a huge improvement over the bikes he’s raced in the past..
New chassis
One of the key elements of the new Factory Edition chassis are the swingarm pivot frame spars, which now have the hollowed-out surface facing outward. Remarkably, this is said to improve handling dramatically.

Go to the next page for team Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM!

Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM

Jessy Nelson, Darryn Durham, Shane McElrath, Tyler Keefe and Troy Lee were introduced by Christy LaCurelle.
Jessy Nelson, Darryn Durham, Shane McElrath, Tyler Keefe and Troy Lee were introduced by Christy LaCurelle.
The Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM bikes are striking in appearance.
The Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM bikes are striking in appearance. This is Jessy Nelson’s 250 SX-F Factory Edition.
FMF
FMF Racing supplies the aftermarket exhaust needs of the Lucas Oil/Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/KTM and BTOSports.com KTM teams.
head stays
The new head stay motor mounts are a dead giveaway that the chassis of the new Factory Edition bikes are all new.
Darryn Durham
Darryn Durham admitted that it was scary changing motorcycle brands, but that he is blown away by the performance of his new 250 SX-F Factory Edition.
Kite hubs
Dubya USA supplies the team with wheels built on the billet Kite hubs.