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Rules & Guidelines
Tours/Rides/Track Events Rules
  • All participants who have made full payment & registered on our website / App are only eligible to participate
  • 1 customer is allowed to participate ONLY ONCE in the city selections during season 1 (Jan – Mar 2023). Repeat participation will be disqualified on-spot
  • All participants should show valid proof of ownership of a KTM vehicle & valid driving license. These will be verified on-spot and if found tampered, participation will be disqualified, and no refund will be given
  • Helmets with D-Ring will only be allowed and the participants are expected to carry their own
  • Selection for next round will be on lap timing basis during your racing academy
  • All motorcycles will be fitted with transponders (Timing equipment) and lap timing will be taken based on that
  • KTM will be providing KTM RC 390 GP for riding only on the track
  • Riders are requested to go leave the bike at the parking area after completion of the session
  • All riders to attend the compulsory riders briefing before the event starts, failed to do so will result in disqualification.
  • All the riders will undergo standard classroom theory and track sessions
  • To register, the participant must have a valid driving license.
  • No exposed flames allowed in the pit area for the purpose of burning in tire prep.
  • Any riders missing any session will result in disqualification
  • Grid position will be decided with respect to the free practice session
  • Riders must assemble in correct order and line-up on the grid as per the qualifying.
  • Officials reserves the right to black flag a rider for rough / unsafe riding
  • Any retaliation on the racetrack or in the pit area for events that happened on the racetrack will be grounds for immediate expulsion and may be banned for the season by the officials
  • The ruling of track officials is final
  • No swearing or fighting or physical contact / Trash talking / taunting will be tolerated and immediate disqualification will be done on-spot
  • No arguing with track officials and other participants
  • No riding, driving, or racing in the pit
  • No burnouts on or off the track
  • All racers are responsible for their pit crews and or family & friends
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed in the pit area
  • KTM / Gusto / Experts have right to disqualify any rider from the events in case the rider fails to amend the basic rules and regulations
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Things To Carry
Essentials and things to carry
  • Covid Safety Kit; Face masks, gloves, sanitizers etc (As per state guidelines)
  • Full-face helmet, with D-ring (mandated minimum requirement – ISI is not allowed)
  • Race Inner suits (Skins/ Under suits)
  • Valid Driving License
  • Personal Insurance (Preferably Accident Policy)
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Personal Water bottles
  • Personal face towels
  • Take responsibility of your belongings
  • Adherence to guidelines, rules, and timelines
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Bike Preparation
We strongly recommend you service your motorcycle at the nearest KTM service centre. Ride the bike for a short round before the trail. Ensure that the following is being addressed at the service centre with the help of the technician.
  • Inspect your suspension and overall motorcycle before the trip
  • Check the rear swing-arm bush for wear and tear and replace if necessary
  • Check your chain and rear sprocket for wear.
  • Your bike’s clutch is crucial for this trip. So, make sure that your clutch is in order and adjusted properly without trace of any drag, slip etc.
  • Check your battery and earthing connections. The demanding terrain and the riding conditions that you and the machine are likely to encounter on the route could further accentuate existing problems.
  • Check all cables and if any are frayed, replace them.
  • It is critical that you know your machine’s fuel consumption.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
GENERAL

1. What is the KTM RC Cup all about?

KTM RC Cup is India’s largest Racing Championship conducted by KTM India. This is done under the aegis of FMSCI (Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India). The KTM RC Cup is scheduled to be conducted from Jan – Mar 2023 in 3 stages:
  • Selections: There will be a Race Academy & Selections conducted in 8 Cities
  • Qualifiers: Top 10 from each of the 8 city selection rounds will contest in the qualifiers
  • Finale: Top 20 selected from qualifiers will race against each other at the finale of KTM RC Cup.

2. Who are the Race experts behind RC CUP?

Jeremy McWilliams (ex-MotoGP Racer) and Emmanuel Jebaraj (7 times INMRC Champion) along with Team Gusto Racing.

3. Is this a part of INMRC?

No - This is a KTM One Make Championship accredited by FMSCI. Winners would be felicitated by KTM India & FMSCI.

4. Are there CC wise categories in RC CUP?

No. This is a one-make race where all participants will race on KTM RC 390 GP.

5. Who can participate in RC CUP?

All KTM & Husqvarna owners can participate. The participants should show proof of ownership of any KTM or Husqvarna motorcycle. They should have a valid driving licence.

6. Can I participate if I do not own a KTM or Husqvarna motorcycle?

Only owners of KTM / Husqvarna can participate. He / she should either be a registered owner or a blood relation to the owner. Proof needs to be given and the registered owner should issue a NOC in handwritten format.

7. Do I need to bring my own bike for the races?

Not required. KTM will provide a KTM RC 390 GP for all participants.

8. Can I participate with my own bike if I choose to?

No. This is a one-make race series. For equal opportunity, all participants should be riding only the company provided KTM RC 390 GP.

9. I do not know much about racing. Can I still participate?

Yes. RC CUP is part of KTM Pro-XP’s endeavour to give KTM owners, experiences that make them a pro. This is why, we are providing you with the riding gear and professional training through the Race Academy at each of the 8 cities.

10. What do the participants of RC CUP get?

All participants will get a participation certificate. The top 3 in each city will get a memento from KTM India.

11. What is the reward for the winner of RC CUP?

Top 3 winners would get a fully paid trip to Austria where:
  • a. They will get to train with KTM Experts
  • b. Interact with top KTM Factory Racing Athletes
  • c. Watch a Moto GP race live at Austrian Moto GP-Red Bull Ring.
  • d. Visit the prestigious KTM Motohall
CITY SELECTIONS & RACE ACADEMY

12. Which are the 8 cities where selections and race academy will happen?

Delhi, Vadodara, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Coimbatore & Chennai

13. How can I participate if I don’t live in the city where selections are being held?

You can go to any of the above 8 cities that is closest to you and participate from there.

14. What will happen in city selection rounds?

There will be a total of 8 batches (20-25 riders per batch) in one city selection round. This event would happen over a weekend (Sat-Sun).
The top 10 riders out of these 8 batches will be selected based on lap time for the QUALIFIER stage of RC CUP. Additionally, the top 5 per batch (Total of 40 riders) will get a chance to participate in an amateur race on day 2 (Sunday) of that city round. This is just a friendly city level race and will not count towards the final championship.

15. What is the race academy? What will happen there?

The race academy will be a training session for all confirmed participants. These sessions will be conducted by professional racers. It will be a combination of classroom and practical sessions where you will be taught about all the nuances of track racing. Further our race mentors will give you feedback to help you improve your lap timings.

16. Can I carry my own gear for the city selection round?

Yes, you can carry your own gear. However, it will have to be checked and approved by the training team before the start of the academy session.

17. Can I participate again from a different city after taking part in an earlier city selection round?

No, you can only participate once in any one of the 8 city selection rounds. No repeat participation will be entertained.
REGISTRATIONS & PARTICIPATION

18. What are the steps to register and participate?

  • 1. Step 1: Register your detail on the website www.ktmindia.com/ktmrccup
  • 2. Step 2: Fill all the correct information in the form and make your payment of Rs. 2000/- for the registration fee
  • 3. Step 3: You will receive a confirmation email with details of your booked slot and riding gear. Save this email and turn up for the event 30 minutes prior to the start time in the slot.
  • 4. Step 4: Learn and improve your skills at the race academy and achieve your best lap time.

19. What all does the registration fee of Rs.2000/- include?

  • a. Bike for racing (KTM RC 390 GP Edition) provided by KTM
  • b. Riding Gear except Helmet & Gloves (Riding Jacket, Riding Pants, Riding Boots)
  • c. Please note you need to bring your own Helmet & Gloves

20. What all does the Racer have to carry with him?

  • a. Personal Helmet- D Ring Helmet
  • b. Valid Driving Licence
  • c. Valid Personal Accident Coverage Insurance Policy
  • d. Covid Safety Kit
  • e. Race Inners (Skins/Under suits)
  • f. Face Towels
  • g. Personal Water Bottles
  • h. Full Gloves

21. What is the last date of registration payment?

Bookings depend on slot availability. There are only limited slots available for Race Academy & Selections in each city. Book early to avoid disappointment.

22. Is the participation fee refundable?

No. Participation Fee is non-refundable.

23. Can my friend participate on my behalf?

No. A rider should furnish all the required details to verify his candidature as per the guidelines.

24. Whom should I contact in case of any queries?

Contact your nearest dealership for additional detail and queries. If you wish to escalate or reach out to the KTM India team, you can write to info@ktmindia.com or you can raise a query at www.ktmindia.com/pro-experience/post-a-query
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Inclusions and Exclusions
Inclusion
  • Riding Jackets, Riding pants, Riding Shoes (if selected at the time of registration)
  • KTM RC 390 GP bike for track riding for all KTM owners (you can own any KTM motorcycle and submit proof)
  • Food & Beverages
  • Description Batch 1 Batch 2 Batch 3 Batch 4
    1-time snacks YES YES YES YES
  • Indemnity (Organizers/ Venue)
  • Above is only for registered riders who are KTM owners
Exclusions:-
  • Helmet with D-ring (DOT / ECE rated) & Gloves. Riders need to bring their own Helmet & Gloves
  • Personal / Accidental Insurance
  • Any other thing not mentioned in inclusions
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