Tag Archive: Honda

Mar 20

Results of 2017 opener leave much to consider

One race down, 16 to go. So what do we know about the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season?

Probably not much, but here are 10 things to consider in the wake of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

McLaren sound out Mercedes switch as Honda struggles

With Honda being hit by an unreliable and uncompetitive power unit at the start of 2017

McLaren sound out Mercedes switch as Honda strugglesMcLaren have reportedly made initial steps to see how viable a switch to Mercedes power units could be after its F1 pre-season testing nightmare with current partner Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Indycar manufacturers aligned for future series growth

The four manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series will be on board for years to come

Manufacturer's ExtensionChevrolet, Honda, Dallara and Firestone announced jointly Friday that they have agreed to multiyear contract extensions to remain in the series. The Dallara and Firestone extensions were announced in January. Coupling in those from Chevrolet and Honda today ensures a continuation of the core base of INDYCAR’s four primary suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Honda believes it has closed competition gap for 2017

Usually at private test sessions, lap times are a closely guarded secret

HondaThey aren’t released by the Verizon IndyCar Series and only occasionally will teams share them with the media. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch (updated, +videos)

New colour scheme

2017-02-24 - McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch Most strikingly apparent is the MCL32’s new colour scheme, which blends old-school McLaren history with contemporary thinking on vehicle livery design.

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Feb 11

Hondas rise to top in Phoenix open test night practice

Drivers stocked with Honda engines and aero kits recorded the six fastest laps

Marco Andretti

Nighttime was the right time for Honda on the first day of the Verizon IndyCar Series open test at Phoenix Raceway.

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Feb 01

Aleshin returning to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in No. 7 Honda

It’s official: Mikhail Aleshin is returning to drive for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season

Mikhail AleshinAleshin’s return to the team had been speculated since the conclusion of the 2016 season, but was not confirmed until today. The announcement was made in Aleshin’s native Russia that the 29-year-old from Moscow will drive the No. 7 Honda with sponsorship once again from SMP Racing, the Russian motorsports program. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Honda tests to be best in WTCC

Norbert Michelisz, Ryo Michigami and Tiago Monteiro are due to complete a three-day test

Honda tests to be best in WTCCHonda’s bid for FIA World Touring Car Championship silverware is in full swing with the factory squad’s trio of rapid racers in Spanish testing action this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Honda enforces WTCC commitment with three-car entry

Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro will be among the title contenders

Honda enforces WTCC commitment with three-car entryHonda has enforced its commitment to the FIA World Touring Car Championship by confirming it will enter a three-car factory line-up for a second season running. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Ganassi-Honda reunification still a work in progress

The news altered the landscape of racing

Chip Ganassi RacingChip Ganassi Racing’s decision to return to Honda after three years with Chevrolet changed the power dynamic in the Verizon IndyCar Series, pitting rivals in opposite camps and elevating Honda’s standing in the ever-important battle between manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Experienced Magnussen will push Haas forward – Grosjean

By joining Haas, Magnussen will become the first driver to have sampled Renault, Mercedes, Honda and Ferrari V6 Hybrid engines.

2016-10-23_72163 Romain Grosjean feels Haas stands to make good gains next season following its decision to sign Kevin Magnussen for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Alonso wants McLaren’s 2017 gains to be ‘final step’

“If we are able to produce a quick car from race one we have a chance to do well”

2016-10-23_72726 Fernando Alonso says McLaren’s improvements this season give a promising indication for a similar step in 2017 where he hopes this team can catch the world title contenders. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Honda Motor signs five-year agreement for the MotoGP™ class with Dorna

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Honda Motor signs five-year agreement for the MotoGP™ class with Dorna Honda Motor, the first ever Japanese manufacturer to have participated in the motorcycle racing World Championship, has signed the manufacturer agreement with Dorna for a period of five years. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Alexander Rossi honored as NIASHF Athlete of the Year

“This has been another fantastic year in my career and it’s truly an honor to accept the NIASHF Athlete of the Year award” – Alexander Rossi

Alexander Rossi Alexander Rossi will be honored with the prestigious 2016 Athlete of the Year award to add to his accolades following a sensational debut Verizon IndyCar Series season with Andretti Autosport and Honda.

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Oct 26

Monteiro not giving up on second in the WTCC

Portuguese Honda driver Monteiro lost vital ground to Muller during an off-form visit to China last month

Monteiro not giving up on second in the WTCCTiago Monteiro believes he can cancel out Yvan Muller’s 31-point advantage and snatch second place from the Frenchman in the final FIA World Touring Car Championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Honda’s F1 rivals happy to see 2016 gains

After a frustrating first year back in F1 in 2015
Honda's F1 rivals happy to see 2016 gainsHonda’s power unit manufacturer rivals in Formula 1 are pleased to see the Japanese squad make vast improvements from last season and feel it is healthier for the sport to have stronger competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Honda, Mazda pace opening practice for WeatherTech Championship

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Honda and Mazda led Thursday’s opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice sessions at Road Atlanta, preparing for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort (FOX Sports GO, FS1, Live, 11 a.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

Aero kit development frozen for 2017; Series plans universal car in 2018

The announcement follows an extended dialogue with Chevrolet, Honda, our teams and stakeholders

Watkins Glen InternationalINDYCAR announced it has placed a freeze on aero kit development for manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda that will take effect immediately in preparation for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Manufacturers will run their current aero kit specifications next season as INDYCAR prepares to introduce a universal aero kit for the start of the 2018 season.

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Sep 04

WTCC: All Honda podium as López takes provisional WTCC title

José María López is the provisional FIA World Touring Car champion for 2016 subject to official FIA confirmation

Race report: All Honda podium as López takes provisional WTCC title*Norbert Michelisz headed a Honda 1-2-3 on home soil as José María López became provisional FIA World Touring Car champion* for 2016 following two action-packed races at Twin Ring Motegi, venue of WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan, this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

MotoGP™ experience enhanced with latest 360 Gyroscopic OnBoard Camera (+video)

Watch Valentino Rossi overtake Maverick Viñales from the 360 Gyroscopic OnBoard Camera

2016-09-04-0079 Since the introduction of an innovative tail camera on Valentino Rossi’s Honda back in 2003, Dorna Sports has made significant strides in developing custom OnBoard cameras to offer a unique view of MotoGP™ action.

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