Rally raider Matthias Walkner is a former MX3 FIM World Cross-Country Rallies and FIM-Cross Country Rallies World Champion and Dakar winner who races for the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team.
Date of Birth: September 01
Hometown: Kuchl, Austria
Hobbies: Motocross and Cycling
In 2004 Matthias became part of the KTM family, working initially as a test rider and finally winning the MX3 world title. Matthias then switched to Enduro before moving into rally raids. In 2015 Matthias won the FIM World Cross-Country Rallies Championship.
In 2017 Matthias finished the Dakar as runner-up and went one better in 2018, taking the coveted title on his KTM. He finished runner-up again in the 2019 Dakar.