Mika Kallio

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Kallio replaces Lecuona for MotoGP's Portugal finale

KTM test rider Mika Kallio will replace Iker Lecuona at Tech 3 in the final round of the 2020 MotoGP season in Portugal.

KTM hands 2020 factory ride to Binder, promotes Lecuona

KTM has named Brad Binder as Pol Espargaro's squadmate in its factory MotoGP team in 2020, with Iker Lecuona handed a premier-class promotion as a consequence.

Kallio "needs to show something different" to keep KTM ride

KTM MotoGP rider Mika Kallio accepts he needs "to show something different" if he is to remain part of the Austrian manufacturer's full-time rider line-up for 2020.

Kallio "not happy at all" with current form on KTM

KTM MotoGP rider Mika Kallio says he is “not happy at all” with his current form after having replaced Johann Zarco in the team’s full-time rider line-up.

Kallio: Points the "minimum" after Aragon "warm-up"

KTM rider Mika Kallio says he is targeting regular points for the rest of the season after only managing to finish 17th in his first race as Johann Zarco's replacement.

Aragon MotoGP: Rins leads Vinales, Kallio in damp FP3

Suzuki's Alex Rins topped a damp third MotoGP practice at Aragon, having been one of only three riders to use slick tyres during the session.

KTM drops Zarco for rest of 2019 MotoGP season

KTM has dropped Johann Zarco from its MotoGP line-up effective immediately, replacing the Frenchman with Mika Kallio for the rest of the 2019 season.

KTM, Tech 3 launch bikes for 2019 MotoGP season

KTM has become the latest manufacturer to launch its bike for the 2019 MotoGP season, along with its new satellite team Tech 3.

KTM retains Kallio as test rider for 2019

KTM confirmed that Mika Kallio will continue as a test rider for the Austrian manufacturer in the 2019 MotoGP season, despite missing the second half of this year with injury.

KTM to cut down on wildcards next year

KTM MotoGP boss Pit Beirer says that the Austrian manufacturer will cut back on the number of wildcard appearances for its test riders in the future.

Kallio to skip Austria MotoGP race after surgery

KTM test rider Mika Kallio will miss his next planned MotoGP wildcard appearance in Austria after undergoing surgery on his knee.

Kallio to miss German Grand Prix after crash

KTM test rider Mika Kallio has been ruled out of the remainder of MotoGP's German Grand Prix, after suffering ligament damage in his right knee in a violent crash during practice.

KTM could switch to "much better" '19 prototype by Austria

KTM is making a "big effort" to provide its works riders with the 2019 prototype MotoGP bike that impressed at Jerez as early as August's Red Bull Ring round, according to Pol Espargaro.

KTM launches 2018 MotoGP bike

KTM has uncovered a new livery for its RC16 MotoGP for 2018, which will be the second year for the Austrian manufacturer in the premier class.

Kallio disappointed to miss out on full-time KTM ride

KTM test rider Mika Kallio admits he is disappointed to miss out on a full-time seat in MotoGP with the Austrian marque after it opted to retain the struggling Bradley Smith.

KTM tester Kallio to get five wildcard races in 2018

KTM test rider Mika Kallio is set to enter five MotoGP races as a wildcard next season, it has been announced.

Smith: KTM 2018 announcement solves "awkward situation"

Bradley Smith says KTM’s announcement that he will remain a race rider for the Austrian marque in MotoGP in 2018 solves an “awkward situation”.

Smith retains KTM seat for MotoGP 2018

KTM has confirmed its rider line-up for the 2018 MotoGP season, with Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith set to continue with the squad.

Kallio doesn't expect any further MotoGP races in 2017

KTM test rider Mika Kallio says he expects his third MotoGP race appearance of the year in Aragon to be his final one of the year, despite his strong performance at the Spanish track.

Smith scolded by crew chief for Aragon performance

Bradley Smith says his KTM crew chief gave him a “clip around the ear” for his Aragon Grand Prix qualifying performance, and knows he cannot afford a repeat on Sunday.

KTM gives Kallio third wildcard outing at Aragon

KTM test rider Mika Kallio will make his third MotoGP wildcard appearance of the 2017 season at Aragon next month.

Analysis: Why KTM is the next top MotoGP brand

MotoGP has welcomed three new manufacturers since 2015, but it's KTM that looks set to soon be up against the top teams. David Gruz explains why.

Kallio: Austria shows I'm not "too old" for MotoGP return

KTM test rider Mika Kallio says his 10th place finish in the Austrian Grand Prix in his only second MotoGP outing of the season proves he deserves a full-time premier class comeback.

Gallery: First half of MotoGP 2017 season in photos

Relive the first half of the 2017 MotoGP season with our selection of 100 photos.

KTM tester Kallio gets two MotoGP wildcard outings

KTM will run three bikes in MotoGP races for the first time in grands prix either side of the summer break.

KTM wouldn't have gained from extra 2016 wildcards

KTM wouldn't have gained anything from making extra MotoGP wildcard appearances in 2016, according to Pol Espargaro's new crew chief Paul Trevathan.

Kallio: Valencia race proves KTM isn't "miles away"

Mika Kallio believes his showing in the opening laps of the MotoGP season finale at Valencia shows that he and his KTM team are not “miles away” from the pace.

Kallio shocked by gap between KTM and pacesetters

Mika Kallio was surprised to discover how far off KTM was from MotoGP’s pacesetting teams in Friday practice at Valencia, describing the gap as “absolutely too big”.

KTM officially launches 2017 MotoGP challenger

KTM has unveiled the bike with which it will make its MotoGP debut next season in its full race livery during a press conference at the Red Bull Ring.

KTM to make MotoGP debut in wild-card at Valencia

Mika Kallio has confirmed that the new KTM MotoGP team will make a one-off appearance in the final race of the season at Valencia ahead of the Austrian manufacturer's full-time debut in 2017.

Abraham tests KTM MotoGP bike at Misano

Former MotoGP rider Karel Abraham has had his first taste of the 2017 KTM machine during the Austrian manufacturer's latest test at Misano.

KTM hails "clear step forward" after Valencia test

Randy de Puniet and Mika Kallio wrapped up KTM's second test of 2016, giving more mileage to the MotoGP bike with which the manufacturer will enter the series next year.

KTM's MotoGP bike completes Jerez test

As KTM prepares for its entry into MotoGP in 2017, test riders Mika Kallio, Alex Hofmann and Randy de Puniet have completed another test with the RC16 prototype at Jerez.

Kallio: I need to show KTM I’m fast enough to race

Mika Kallio says he wants to prove to KTM that he is quick enough to deserve a spot in its 2017 MotoGP race line-up.

Mika Kallio returns to MotoGP as KTM test rider

Finnish rider Mika Kallio will make his MotoGP return as a KTM test rider as the Austrian manufacturer prepares itself for the 2017 season.

Tito Rabat's podium finish enough to seal Moto2 title

Third-place finish at Sepang, behind teammate Kallio, more than enough.

Marquez continues record run at Indianapolis GP

Spaniard wins for second straight year at IMS; now 10-for-10 in 2014 season.

Marc VDS Moto2 Jerez test summary

Scott Redding and Mika Kallio are all set for the first race of the 2011 Moto2 World Championship season.

M2: Marc VDS Jerez test summary

Redding Smashes Outright Lap Record At Jerez

M2: Marc VDS Jerez test summary

RAIN DISRUPTS FINAL TEST OF YEAR AT JEREZ Inclement weather at the Jerez circuit in Andalucia meant that the Marc VDS Racing Team got only one day on track in dry conditions, with the other two days disrupted by rain. Scott Redding had just set ...

M2: Marc VDS and Suter Racing extend partnership

MARC VDS AND SUTER RACING AGREE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP The Marc VDS Racing Team and Suter Racing have reached an agreement that will extend into 2011 their successful partnership, forged this year in the ultra-competitive Moto2 World ...

M2: Marc VDS Valencia test summary

POSITIVE FIRST TEST FOR KALLIO AND MARC VDS Mika Kallio today completed a successful first test at Valencia aboard the bike he will campaign alongside Scott Redding in the 2011 Moto2 World Championship. Redding was also on track today, evaluating ...

Series Valencia test day 1 report

Lorenzo leads the way on day one at Valencia Test Less than 48 hours after the conclusion of the 2010 season preparations for 2011 began with the first of two days of the Official MotoGP Test at Valencia on Tuesday. Assuming top spot on the ...

M2: Mika Kallio comes to Marc VDS

MIKA KALLIO JOINS SCOTT REDDING AT MARC VDS The Marc VDS Racing Team are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement with Mika Kallio that will see the former MotoGP rider partner Scott Redding in the 2011 Moto2 World ...

2010 Final standings

Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- -------------------- --- ---------- --------- 1. Jorge Lorenzo E Yamaha 383 2. Dani Pedrosa E Honda 245 3. Valentino Rossi I Yamaha ...

Valencian GP: Pramac Racing preview

THE PRAMAC RACING TEAM IN SEARCH OF REDEMPTION ON VALENCIA TRACK FOR THE LAST RACE OF THE SEASON Next Sunday will take place on Valencia's circuit, the last stage of the MotoGP World Championship season. Pramac Racing Team riders will have ...

Standings after Portuguese GP

Pos Rider Nat Bike Points --- -------------------- --- ---------- --------- 1. Jorge Lorenzo E Yamaha 358 2. Dani Pedrosa E Honda 236 3. Valentino Rossi I Yamaha ...

Portuguese GP: Bridgestone Friday practice report

Bridgestone wet compounds available: Front: Soft Rear: Soft The Portuguese Grand Prix got underway today amid torrential rain and high winds which disrupted running in the morning's free practice session, when only Hiroshi Aoyama and Carlos Checa ...

Portuguese GP: Series preview

Penultimate round at Estoril for MotoGP stars Round 17 of 18 at Estoril this weekend marks the beginning of the final stint of the 2010 MotoGP World Championship, with the bwin Grande Premio de Portugal the first in the last two races of the ...

Carlos Checa to finish season for Pramac Racing

CARLOS CHECA ON THE PRAMAC RACING TEAM BIKE FOR THE LAST TWO RACES After the news that Mika Kallio was unable to race for the last two Grand Prix of the 2010 Championship because of his shoulder problem after the fall he had during the first free ...

Australian GP: Warmup times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------------ ------------ ------------ ------- ------- 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati ...

Australian GP: Pramac Racing qualifying report

FOURTH ROW FOR PRAMAC RACING RIDERS IN THE GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRALIA Another day affected by rain at Phillip Island. The official test, valid for tomorrow's race, saw the early closure of just a few minutes because of rain. Pramac Racing Team ...

Australian GP: Qualifying times

Pos Rider Nat Team Motorcycle Time Gap To 1st --- ---------------------- --- ------------------------------ ------------ ------------ ------- ------- 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati ...

Australian GP: Pramac Racing race report

EIGHTH POSITION FOR ALEIX ESPARGARO' THAT EQUALS HIS BEST MOTOGP RESULTS. KALLIO IN ELEVENTH POSITION AFTER A GOOD RACE. Fair good race for both Pramac Racing Team riders on Philip Island track, how finish the race in eighth and eleventh position ...