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Don't think so.
They never submitted the RC8 to the WSBK homologation process so the bike cannot be raced even by private teams.
The most likely possible case is money: a WSBK season at top level costs somewhere in the region of 5-6 million euro, not including R&D work and the extra costs you need to take the first year to set up a proper racing outfit.
KTM only recently reemerged from the huge financial fiasco that was the X-Bow sportscar: they sank too much money for too little return, forcing saving measures which included postponing racing the RC8 in more or less official form indefinitely.
This could change though: while the main (50,1%) KTM shareholder is still Cross Industries AG, Indian company Bajaj has "bought out" most of the smaller shareholders and now owns over 39% of the company. A takeover will not be too far away. And once the Indians buy the cmpany who knows what will happen?
 
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