Gabriel SS24 KTM are proud to announce their rider line-up and plans, as they head into 2024 all guns blazing. Becoming an official partner of KTM Austria and KTM UK for the 2024 season, Gabriel SS24 KTM will attack the full MXGP season and EMX250 Championship, as well as the Dirt Store ACU British Championship.
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With two new riders joining the team for 2024, Josh Gilbert will lead the way, as he competes in the full MXGP series as well as the British Championship, aboard his KTM 450 SX-F. Alongside him will be Dutchman Cas Valk, who has his eyes set on the EMX250 Championship, as well as making his mark in the British Championship in the MX2 class. Cas will also wildcard some MXGP rounds, equipped with his 250 SX-F.
Backed by the support of KTM, Gabriel SS24 KTM will take on the full MXGP calendar in 2024, in what will be their debut season of competing in the full series. Josh Gilbert will also be competing in his first full MXGP season, after a successful 2023 in his domestic series in Britain.
Josh Gilbert – MXGP: “I’m really happy to be joining the Gabriel SS24 KTM team for the 2024 season. Massive thanks to the team for giving me the opportunity to race on the World stage, and show my full potential in both the British & World Championship. I can’t wait to get started.”
Gabriel SS24 KTM will also make their first attempt at tackling the hotly contested EMX250 Championship, with 18-year-old Cas Valk. The 2022 EMX125 Champion will compete in the EMX250 class in what will be his second season, and will be aiming his sights at the top step.
Cas Valk – EMX250: “I’m super happy to be riding for the Gabriel SS24 KTM team for the 2024 season. I will compete in the EMX250 class and the British championship. I will do some MX2 races as well! A big thanks to KTM for picking me up and supporting me with the official material. I’m looking forward to getting started!”
After stepping into a Team Manager role in 2023, Shaun Simpson will now apply his full focus on helping the team develop and succeed on the big stage in 2024, adopting his management role full-time.