Red Bull KTM Factory Racing has announced the renewal of Sacha Coenen’s contract. Further, securing the talented teenager for a multi-year extension. Sacha Coenen, who recently celebrated his 17th birthday on 9th November. Will continue to be a key player in the renowned team’s MXGP lineup.
The young and daring rider, with an impressive track record, is set to further his professional development under the guidance of former world champion Joel Smets. Supported, by Team Coordinator Harry Norton, and the skilled Red Bull KTM factory crew. This team, boasting an exceptional record of winning seven out of the last eight MX2 titles. Moreover, committed to nurturing emerging talent and maintaining its dominance in the motocross scene.
The Second Term
Entering his second term in the FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship in 2024, Coenen’s debut season in 2023 was marked by notable achievements. Throughout the season, he secured ten top-ten moto results, with his best overall classification placing him at an impressive 6th in the Swedish Grand Prix. Despite being a rookie, Coenen showcased remarkable speed and consistently demonstrated excellent starts. However, he also faced challenges, including minor setbacks and disruptive injuries that are common for newcomers.
The 2023 season served as a valuable learning experience for Coenen, who navigated through a variety of tracks, terrains, and conditions as part of the MX2 elite. His resilience and commitment to overcoming obstacles demonstrated his potential for future success in the competitive motocross arena.
As part of the 2024 Red Bull KTM roster, Coenen will join forces with other formidable riders. The lineup includes the reigning 2023 MX2 World Champion Andrea Adamo. Who will be defending his title, and the talented Liam Everts, who finished in 4th place. Both riders will compete in the MX2 division, riding the KTM 250 SX-F. In the MXGP category, the experienced Jeffrey Herlings will handle the KTM 450 SX-F. The team’s solid roster positions them as strong contenders for the upcoming season.
The 2024 FIM Motocross World Championship shall commence with the Grand Prix of Argentina at Neuquen on March 10th. The anticipation is high as Coenen, alongside his Red Bull KTM teammates, prepares to showcase their skills. Further, competing at the highest level of motocross competition. With the renewed commitment and support from Red Bull KTM Factory Racing. Sacha Coenen shall make an greater impact in the coming years, solidifying his place among the motocross elite.