In October 2021, it was announced that Tom Vialle had signed a four-year contract extension with Factory KTM and that included moving up to the premier class of MXGP in 2023. However, there were rumors that the French talent has changed his mind on moving up to MXGP next year and he wanted to race in America instead. First it was just a rumor and now its OFFICIAL !!
Red Bull KTM race director Pit Bierer announced tonight at the MXGP in Lommel that Frenchman Tom Vialle will be racing in America for 2023 season.. Vialle will compete for the Red Bull KTM team in both supercross and outdoor championships.
Due to the disappearance of Vialle from Europe, Andrea Adamo and Liam Everts will compete for the Red Bull KTM team in the MX2 class.