KTM offers customers chance to do the Ultimate Race at Merzouga

Feel like an offroad hero aboard your KTM adventure bike? KTM Canada is giving you the chance to prove you’ve got what it takes.

Attendees who are riding a twin-cylinder KTM adventure bike at this year’s KTM Adventure Rally in Silverstar, BC, can compete for a chance to participate in the Ultimate Race, an event that runs alongside the Merzouga Rally in Morocco next year. There, they’ll be aboard fully-supported KTM 790 Adventure bikes, navigating through the desert over five days at the same time as the rally participants.

To get to the Ultimate Race, rallygoers must first nab one of the two winning spots at a KTM rally (along with the Canadian event, competitors at events in Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the US can also qualify). To win, riders must conquer a string of challenges, including unguided route navigation, timed off-road enduro runs, and wheel changes strength tests with a KTM 1290 Super Adventure R.

The winners (there will be two winners at the Canadian rally) get airfaire, hotels, race mechanic, pro coaching and other support at the Ultimate Race. Full deets in the KTM press release below:


For those who are attending this year’s KTM ADVENTURE RALLIES on a twin cylinder KTM ADVENTURE bike, KTM is excited to announce the possibility to compete for a place at the Ultimate Race – an event that will take place as part of the 2019 Merzouga Rally in Morocco with a fully supported ride on the all-new KTM 790 ADVENTURE R.

CHAMBLY, QC. – KTM recently announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Adventure Rally riders to qualify for The KTM Ultimate Race at the 2019 KTM Merzouga Rally, held in Morocco from March 31 – April 5. The top two qualifiers from participating KTM Adventure Rallies across the world will earn a fully-supported ride on the all-new KTM 790 ADVENTURE R to be a part of the epic five-day Merzouga Rally in 2019.

KTM Canada, Inc. is excited to announce that qualified registrants of the 2nd Annual KTM Adventure Rally Canada will have the unique opportunity to compete for two spots during its three-day Canadian Rally in Silverstar Mountain, British-Columbia on September 27th to 29th, 2018. Riders will be put to the test with a series of challenging tasks on their own KTM ADVENTURE bike, including the successful navigation of unguided routes with waypoints, timed runs on an offroad enduro course, as well as wheel changes and strength ability tests with a KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE R.

The winning qualifying riders will receive airfare and hotel accommodations to the 2019 KTM Merzouga Rally. This global adventure includes full race service, entry fees, a mechanic and factory support, while riding the new KTM 790 ADVENTURE R at the event. Riders will be coached by some of the world’s finest KTM riders and be treated like factory supported riders while they navigate through epic terrain. The winner of The KTM Ultimate Race in Morocco will win an incredible KTM 790 ADVENTURE R and a VIP DAKAR RALLY experience for two.

The KTM Ultimate Race is a unique chance to compete at the KTM Merzouga Rally for the top two qualifiers from each KTM Adventure Rally from across the world. Qualifiers from each KTM Adventure Rally will get to compete in an exclusive class at the Dakar series race in Morocco. The KTM Merzouga Rally race spans over five days that includes a prologue and marathon stage across the mighty Moroccan landscape. Stages are varied, navigation is key and the race features participants with a wide range of abilities from amateur rally riders to the factory pros. The KTM Ultimate Race is a one-of-a-kind route through Morocco, specifically designed with bike and rider in mind, and runs parallel with the pro class of the Merzouga Rally.

For your chance to compete in the KTM Ultimate Race, enter and race in one of the six KTM Adventure Rallies this year on a KTM twin cylinder machine. For Canada, all riders sign-up for the “R1” route will automatically be registered for the Ultimate Race qualification at no additional cost. Pre-qualification will be held during sign-up on Wednesday September 26th. Please note that no professional riders will be admissible to the KTM Ultimate Race challenge. The top two riders from each of the KTM Adventure Rallies in Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and USA will be awarded with The KTM Ultimate Race opportunity. For more information on The KTM Ultimate Race and participating global KTM Adventure Rallies, please visit www.ktm-adventure-rally.com.
To secure a spot at the 2nd Annual KTM ADVENTURE Rally Canada in Silverstar Mountain, BC, please visit the event’s official registration page or www.ktm.com for more details.

For any questions regarding the KTM Ultimate Race qualification in Canada please contact :eventscanada@ktmnorthamerica.com

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