2019 MotoGP Hafizh Syahrin Red Bull KTM Tech3 First Look

Hafizh Syahrin finished his first debut 2018 MotoGP rookie year successfully. While beaten by Morbidelli for the "2018 MotoGP Rookie of the Year" title, Hafizh Syahrin came close, only 4 points short in second place.

2019 MotoGP Red Bull KTM Tech3 racing team.

Since bike manufacturer Monster Yamaha split with French MotoGP satellite team Tech3 after 18 years long collaboration, so does re-assigned for 2nd year contract number 55 Hafizh Syahrin in favor of a deal to run factory-specification KTM RC16 first introduced in 2017.

Hafizh Syahrin X Oliveira Red Bull KTM Tech3.

2019 Red Bull KTM Tech3
1st rider: KTM junior Miguel Oliveira, Portugal.
2nd rider: Tech3 2018 rookie, Hafizh Syahrin, Malaysia.
Rides: Factory-specs KTM RC16.

Done with short info, below are some photos as usual. The suit, the motorcycle and everything looks really dopey with only black and white base colors, waiting for finishing colored stickers/ paintings.

Photos credit: @officialfanclubhafizhsyahrin, MotoGP.

Hafizh Syahrin sitting on KTM gaming chair, wearing Red Bull hoodie and Red Bull KTM Factory Racing flat cap.
Black and white Red Bull KTM MotoGP suit.
Black and white KTM RC16, factory specs racing motorcycle.
KTM Tech3 MotoGP 2019 machine.
Hafizh Syahrin, Red Bull KTM Tech3, Valencia MotoGP test in November 2018.

About MotoGP Test Day

Official on-season test location: Jerez, Catalunya, and the Czech Grand Prix.
Regular on-season test location: Valencia, Sepang, Losail and Jerez.
Banned between 1st December and 31st January (Winter Break).
Banned between 16th July and 2nd August (Summer Break).

Off-season test varied according to rules below:
- 1/2/3 days in Europe between final race and 30 November.
- 3 tests (three days each) between 1 February and first race of the season.
- 3 tests (one test in a day), on Monday, after any race.
- If rider got 6 points and below, he may test at any circuit using team's tyre allocation.
- Maximum five days on season tests using manufacture's tyre allocation.
- Maximum three days test (out of five) before race, balance must be after the race (two), same circuit.
- Test date and riders must be informed to Race Direction earlier, not within 14 days of actual grand prix race of that circuit.
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