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

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

Formula One – Monaco Grand Prix – Circuit de Monaco – May 27, 2018

Strong Performance from Toro Rosso Honda’s Pierre Gasly with an excellent 7th place Finish RACE REVIEW Toro Rosso Honda left Monaco with six points to add to its tally and moved up a position in the constructors’ standings after a strong team performance. Starting from tenth place on a circuit that is difficult to overtake on, Pierre was well positioned to score but a strong first stint allowed him to gain further track position, and he moved up to seventh place when Fernando Alonso... Read more

INDYCAR – Honda powered Dixon runs Third at Indianapolis 500 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – May 27, 2018

Fuel gambles from Stefan Wilson, Jack Harvey and Oriol Servia come up short Come-from-behind efforts from Alexander Rossi, Graham Rahal Robert Wickens paces rookie field, finishes ninth Competing pit strategies converged in the final laps of today’s Indianapolis 500, as Scott Dixon and his Chip Ganassi Racing team worked fuel saving to the maximum to finish third, while Alexander Rossi brought his Andretti Autosport Honda to fourth after a series of thrilling outside passes. On... Read more

WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup Race of Netherlands – Zandvoort, May 22, 2018

Honda’s Yann Ehrlacher leads WTCR Points in Honda Civic Type R TCR Ehrlacher takes win and second place while Thompson scores first podium Three podiums for Honda Civic Type R TCR drivers Ehrlacher leads Drivers’ standings Münnich Motorsport lead Teams’ standings Yann Ehrlacher and Münnich Motorsport lead the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup after an ultra-successful weekend at Zandvoort, Netherlands. After winning on Sunday, Yann and his team-mate... Read more

MotoGP – Repsol Honda’s Mark Marquez dominates at the French Grand Prix for superb Victory Hat-trick – Le Mans, France, May 20, 2018

Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) roared to his third consecutive MotoGP victory at a sun-soaked Le Mans to boost his quest for a fifth MotoGP World Championship crown in his sixth season in the premier-class. This latest success for the 25-year-old Spaniard is his 38th MotoGP victory, which moves him to fifth equal in the all-time winners list, alongside Honda’s 2011 MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner, with only Jorge Lorenzo, Mick Doohan, Giacomo Agostini and Valentino Rossi ahead... Read more