Marc Marquez takes a mighty win at Assen

The 70th Dutch TT at Assen will probably long be recalled by bike fans around the world as one of the best MotoGP races in the series’ history; the eight protagonists for a podium finish in today’s 26-lap battle will definitely remember it that way. The fight began when the lights went off and only ended when the chequered flag established the top-3 riders who fought in the closest top-fifteen of all time. By that point, Marc Marquez had finally pulled a two-second gap on the chasing group,... Read more

Uphill battle for Toro Rosso-Honda in France

In similar fashion to the last race in Canada, today’s French Grand Prix saw us lose one car on the opening lap and another fight through the field from the back of the grid but ultimately fall short of points. Starting from 14th, Pierre avoided an incident at the front of the field at the first corner and was looking to make progress at Turn 4 when he was involved in a collision with Esteban Ocon that resulted in both cars retiring from the race. While Pierre’s home race was over, Brendon... Read more

Honda to Supply F1 Power Units to Red Bull Racing

TOKYO, Japan, June 19, 2018 – Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship. This will be in addition to its current agreement with Red Bull Scuderia Toro Rosso. The two Red Bull-owned teams will run identical specification Honda Power Units. Takahiro Hachigo, President and Representative Director of Honda... Read more

Toni Bou breaks a new record: 100 victories in the world trial championships

In Gouveia, Portugal today, Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou set yet another new record in the TrialGP World Championship: 100 victories. Bou established a 50% win ratio on the same day as reaching the new milestone of a 200th championship appearance. The triumph of Toni Bou today in Portugal was far from just going through the motions, but represents another career high-point for the Repsol Honda Team rider. The champion managed to break the record for number of victories in world championship... Read more

Repsol Honda Team head to Assen, the “Cathedral” of bike racing

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez arrives in Assen for the eighth round of the MotoGP Championship leading the standings by 27 points and resolved to best manage whatever situations the weekend may throw at him, with an eye on the title fight. Teammate Dani Pedrosa worked on a slightly different setup for his bike during the post-race test in Catalunya, and he is looking forward to taking a step in a positive direction. Both Repsol Honda riders have good memories from Assen, with Dani having taken... Read more

‘Type R Challenge 2018’ hits Eau Rouge: Japanese Super GT star Bertrand Baguette takes lap record at Spa-Francorchamps

New front-wheel drive production car lap record of 2mins 53.72secs at Spa-Francorchamps circuit Super GT driver and LMP2 champion Bertrand Baguette sets the new record in standard production Type R, with road tyres Record in Belgium second success of ‘Type R Challenge 2018' Further attempts at famous European race circuits to be made through summer 2018 After setting a lap record at the Magny-Cours GP circuit just last month, the high-performance hatchback has set a new lap record... Read more

The new Honda EU22i Generator

The EU22i Features: The Next Generation generator Plug into power that’s smarter and more reliable than ever. With unique Inverter Technology, the Honda EU22i guarantees smooth, uninterrupted electricity wherever you may be, giving you the confidence to plug in your laptop and any other sensitive electronic equipment. Add to this its easy-to-store and transport lightweight frame and low noise levels and the Honda EU22i becomes your first choice power partner. Be it work or play Honda... Read more

Moto GP Track Report – Round 7 Catalunya

What was the strategy for the Catalan race? We had to understand how the tires worked because our riders Marc and Dani both started with different tires. It was tough because Ducati was fast here. Our strategy was try to keep the tires in good shape until the end. The positive points and negative points after the race? Dani didn’t start from a great grid position, but after a good start he improved his situation a lot. Marc kept his position at the top of... Read more

Marquez Takes Safe Second To Increase Championship Lead

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Catalunya, June 18, 2018 Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) finished a strong second at Catalunya this afternoon to increase his points advantage at the top of the 2018 championship chase. In the early stages of the race the 25-year-old local hero raced for the lead with winner Jorge Lorenzo, but track conditions were difficult, with ten of the 26 starters crashing during the 24-laps, so Marquez wisely decided... Read more

S 2018 – International Consumer Electronics Show

A Robot with CompassioN THAT EmpathiSes with People The 3E-A18 is a communication robot concept developed with “empathy” as its theme, to have compassion toward and blend in with people’s lives. Equipped with CI, the 3E-A18 supports people’s activities through recognizing emotions, and communicating with rich facial expressions, sound, and movement. Its soft exterior skin and rounded design is comfortable when touched or hugged, yet designed for safety in case of collision. With... Read more