Tag Archive: Honda

Apr 16

WTCC MAC3 report: Ultimate (0.000s) tiebreaker as Citroën and Honda finish equal on time

FIA World Touring Car Championship 2016: Rounds 3 and 4 of 24

WTCC MAC3 report The all-new Manufacturers Against the Clock contest produced more high-speed excitement when Citroën and Honda finished equal first in the Tour de France-inspired team trial ahead of rounds three and four of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Slovakia this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Indianapolis Motor Speedway aero kit test yields valuable data

More than 500 laps turned on the 2.5-mile oval by 15 drivers

Marco AndrettiThe Verizon IndyCar Series held a test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to assess the various configurations of the Chevrolet and Honda superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Honda motorcycles and DWO partnered for paddock scooters in WorldSBK

Dorna count on Japanese motorcycle manufacturer’s equipment in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship paddock

Honda motorcycles and DWO partnered for paddock scooters in WorldSBK Dorna WSBK Organization is thrilled to announce Honda motorcycles as the supplier of the paddock scooters used by Dorna at each Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Japanese factory’s support plays a big role in the smooth running of every Round of WorldSBK and facilitates ease of movement throughout the World Superbike paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

“Ferrari is developing towards F1 title bid” – Jock Clear

“If you were as good as you were 10 years ago, you won’t be anywhere near good enough now”
Ferrari is developing towards F1 title bid – ClearReputed engineer Jock Clear says he firmly believes Ferrari is well on course to getting back to title-winning ways in the coming years based on the development he has seen since joining the operation. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

WTCC attracts 20-car entry for 2016

Cars from Citroën, Honda, LADA and Polestar help to achieve strong numbers
 
WTCC attracts 20-car entry for 2016 Twenty entry submissions have been accepted for the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC promoter Eurosport Events is delighted to confirm.
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Feb 26

Alonso staying buoyant despite late test blow

“It was disappointing day after starting the first couple of days of the test so positively”

Alonso staying buoyant despite late test blowFernando Alonso is confident McLaren-Honda can get its pre-season on course despite more reliability issues sidelining him on the final day. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Arai steps down as Honda F1 chief

Honda’s F1 programme is set for a managerial shake-up with boss Yasuhisa Arai to step down from the position next week.

Yasuhisa Arai After a board meeting by the Japanese manufacturer it was confirmed Arai would be replaced by Yusuke Hasegawa in the role of executive chief engineer on 1st March 2016.
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Feb 20

Nobuharu Matsushita becomes McLaren-Honda test and development driver

McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce that Nobuharu Matsushita has joined the team as test and development driver

2016-02-20 - Nobuharu Matsushita becomes McLaren-Honda test and development driver The Japanese driver will focus on simulator support and engineering work to underline the efforts of our race drivers, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso, as well as reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Mercedes refusing to discount Honda or Renault

The manufacturer has dominated F1 since the change to regulation of V6 Hybrid power units

2016-01-14-15-54-49_0261 Mercedes’ Andy Cowell says Honda and Renault are very capable of making ‘big, big gains’ to bring them into line with Mercedes and Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Jacobsen to spearhead Honda’s World Supersport assault in 2016

Alongside compatriot and World Superbike rider Nicky Hayden

Jacobsen to spearhead Honda’s World Supersport assault in 2016 Patrick ‘PJ’ Jacobsen and the Honda World Supersport Team are ready to challenge for top honours in the upcoming 2016 FIM Supersport World Championship campaign.

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Feb 01

Honda wins for first time in Rolex 24 At Daytona

It may have been the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance sports car race, but it still saw a first

Ryan Hunter-ReayHonda, a part of Indy car racing as an engine supplier since 1994 and partner and manufacturer to the Verizon IndyCar Series since 2003, captured its first victory in the premier North American sports car event that annually kicks off the racing season.

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Jan 27

Sykes Fastest on Day 1

Kawasaki top the timings after first day on track in Jerez

2013 World Champion Tom Sykes was fastest on Day 1 of the Jerez test, with Chaz Davies piloting his Ducati 1199 Panigale R second fastest by the end of the day, just over a tenth and a half behind. Reigning champion Jonathan Rea ended the day third, just ahead of new Kentucky kid on the block, Honda’s Nicky Hayden. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Has Honda cured its power deficit?

McLaren-Honda will start the 2016 Formula 1 season with a significantly improved power unit
2015-10-24_39755 Modifications to the Honda engine will see McLaren begin the 2016 Formula 1 season with significantly more power available to it, according to sources.

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Jan 20

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreed

All new agreements will still need to be ratified by the World Motorsport Council.

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreedF1 teams and the FIA agree to engine cost cutting measures in return for the V6 Hybrid power units to stay in play until 2020, it is understood. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Williams should drop Mercedes for Honda – Hill

“I would have liked to have seen Williams opt to go with the Honda engine, I think Honda are going to fight back.”

2015-10-25_41605 Former champion Damon Hill feels Williams can only challenge Mercedes if it considers changing engines to Honda, despite its ‘catastrophic’ return. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Tiago Monteiro in the WTCC 2016 with Honda

The new car’s 2016 livery will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1st
Tiago Monteiro in the WTCC 2016 with Honda Tiago Monteiro is thrilled to confirm that he will be racing for the Honda Racing – Team JAS in the upcoming 2016 season of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC.

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Jan 13

WTCC promoter welcomes expanded Honda effort

Third factory car aligned for the first time by Honda in the WTCC

WTCC promoter welcomes expanded Honda effort Honda’s decision to increase its commitment to the FIA World Touring Car Championship with the addition of a third factory car to its 2016 line-up is a significant milestone in the WTCC’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Manufacturers seek to entice Todt with cheaper engines

Such a move would likely irk Bernie Ecclestone

F1 - La Grille - photo Getty Images Manufacturers are set to reduce the price of its engines for customer teams as a way of avoiding the introduction of a ‘customer engine’, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Honda, Corvette, Lamborghini top scoring charts in second day of Roar At Daytona

C.J. Wilson takes first laps in Continental Tire Challenge Porsche
Oliver Pla led the scoring charts for the second day in a row, joined by three new leaders in other respective IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes during practice in the Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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Jan 05

Dakar: Joan Barreda rockets ahead

Price at CP1

Dakar 2016 logo The leader of the official Honda team and winner of the prologue seems to have struck a major blow on the start of this special. Read the rest of this entry »

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