Jordi Viladoms is an experienced Dakar competitor who rode for KTM from 2006 to 2010. The 33-year-old rally racer joins the team followed by the tragic death of KTM factory rider Kurt Caselli in November 2013. Caselli was a career KTM rider.
Viladoms and the team went into the 2014 edition very committed and were rewarded for their efforts with a 13th victory by veteran and four-times Dakar winner Marc Coma and an excellent second place by Viladoms in what was considered one of the most difficult Dakar in recent times.
Viladoms was born in Igualada, Spain in 1980 and has been competing since he was eight years old.