Tag Archive: Honda

Jan 13

Nirei Fukuzumi moves up to F2

Honda protégé joins Arden International in 2018

Nirei Fukuzumi moves up to F2Arden Motorsport and Honda have confirmed that Nirei Fukuzumi will race with the team in FIA Formula 2 for the 2018 season.

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Jan 02

Red Bull reveals new logo with Aston Martin tie-up

The new logo doesn’t include any colour change

2017-06-08_0382New-look Aston Martin Red Bull Racing has unveiled its tweaked logo to incorporate the British manufacturer as it begins its title sponsor partnership in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

Marko: F1 engine rules going in right direction

“It is going in the right direction. Clearly it could not go on like it was”

2017-10-21_0731Red Bull motorsport adviser Dr Helmut Marko says Formula 1’s engines rules are heading towards a sensible outcome but feels “fans should be king” in the decision-making process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan event

Taking place on 3 December at Twin Ring Motegi

WTCC trio join Button, Marquez and other Honda aces at fan eventFIA World Touring Car Championship trio Norbert Michelisz, Ryo Michigami and Tiago Monteiro joined forces with several other Honda-powered aces at a special event to thank fans for their support in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Can Red Bull and McLaren win again in 2018?

So will Renault be able to power Red Bull and McLaren to victory again in 2018?

2017-06-11_1157Red Bull and McLaren may have been two of Formula 1’s most prominent teams since the turn of the millennium, yet neither has managed to attain a huge amount of success in recent years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Difficult year for the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team

A year to forget for the Honda squad

Heading into the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship with an all new bike and rider line-up, Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team had a tough challenge ahead of them with the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 machine. With a steady start to the season, the team was hit by tragedy in May when Nicky Hayden lost his life following a training incident, casting a shadow over the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Button confirms full-time Super GT programme for 2018

“I’ll be racing for Honda and have a contract to race with Honda in Super GT in 2018”

2016-06-12_1073Jenson Button has confirmed he will race full-time in Japan next year when he enters the Super GT championship with a Honda-backed team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Wolff pushes blame of three-engine F1 season on Red Bull

“The regulations stood for four engines next year, we were perfectly fine for that.”

2017-06-08_0687Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Red Bull’s demands for cheaper engines is to blame for the three-engine rule to be introduced for the 2018 Formula 1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Alonso calls McLaren’s 2017 F1 season ‘very bad’

“I think it was very bad” – Alonso

2017-10-20_2187Fernando Alonso has given an honest assessment of McLaren’s displays through the 2017 Formula 1 season, calling it “very bad” after a lack of performance on-track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

WTCC: Michelisz is rainmaster for Honda in Japan

Kris Richard completes positive debut with Campos Racing in Japan

Race report: Michelisz is WTCC rainmaster for Honda in JapanNorbert Michelisz bagged a vital home win for Honda at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan today to remain firmly in contention for the FIA World Touring Car Championship crown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Dixon, Hinchcliffe turn valuable oval laps for Honda, INDYCAR at Texas

Hinchcliffe officially re-signed last week to a multiyear extension with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 

Scott DixonScott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe enjoyed their first superspeedway oval trial with INDYCAR’s universal aero kit in a Honda manufacturer test today at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

WTCC: Honda heading home with makes’ lead

Following the visit to the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

Honda heading home with WTCC makes’ leadHonda will head to its home event – next week’s JVCKENWOOD WTCC Race of Japan – leading the race for the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Hasegawa: Cutting F1 engine numbers increases costs

Manufacturer has to invest heavily in research and development

Honda’s Yusuke Hasegawa says the FIA’s plan to cut the number of permitted engine elements down to three per season will achieve the opposite effect of its desired outcome by raising costs in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Manufacturer testing period begins (+video)

Team Chevy’s two-car effort visited Road America with Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske and Spencer Pigot of Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer PigotVerizon IndyCar Series engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda continued the learning process of working with the new universal aerodynamic body kits that will debut in 2018 with one day tests at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Daniel Ricciardo says he’s yet to hold any discussions with Red Bull about staying beyond the end of his current F1 contract for the 2019 season

Ricciardo yet to discuss 2019 F1 plans with Red Bull

2017-06-11_0543Daniel Ricciardo is yet to begin discussing plans for the 2019 season beyond the end of his existing Red Bull Formula 1 contract as speculation begins to circulate about his future.

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Sep 28

Magny-Cours manufacturer’s milestones 

Ahead of the 11th Round of the season, take a look at how successful manufactures have been in France

Aprilia have won three times at Magny-Cours: with Max Biaggi in the second 2010 race and a double 1-2 in 2014, when Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli took wins. Last year the best results for Aprilia were scored by Lorenzo Savadori: 5th in Race 1 and 6th in Race 2. Aprilia started from pole here two years ago with Leon Haslam, which was their last pole to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Hamilton surprised McLaren-Honda F1 split did not happen sooner

McLaren and Honda have been struggling at the back of the grid since linking up in 2015

2017-06-10_2601Lewis Hamilton is surprised that McLaren did not ditch struggling Formula 1 engine partner Honda sooner after his former team announced last Friday it would be parting company with the Japanese marque at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Alonso wants to go ‘back to normality’ with McLaren next year

“So, as I said, back to normality.”

2017-06-11_3328Fernando Alonso is eager to go “back to normality” in 2018 and return to the front of the Formula 1 grid as he continues to mull over his future with McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Statement from Castrol Honda WTCC

Tiago Monteiro was transferred to a clinic in his home country

WTCC Tiago Monteiro enthusiastic about racing in HungaryWe are very pleased to report that FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has returned to Portugal for the first time since his recent testing incident at Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Scuderia Toro Rosso to join forces with Honda

Honda and Toro Rosso will work as one team to strive for progress and a successful future together

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that it has reached a multi-year agreement with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. to run Honda power units starting from the 2018 Formula 1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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