Tag Archive: HPD

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 »


Dec 29

Valiante and Gilsinger set for 2016 return with HART

Building on a record of success that has seen the duo combine for four wins and seven podium

2015-07-10-1157 Michael Valiante re-joins Chad Gilsinger in the No. 93 Honda Civic Si for the 2016 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship for the Honda of America Racing Team and HPD. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 03

HPD expands support to CTCC

“Last season saw Honda sweep all three classes in CTCC”

CTCC logo Honda Performance Development (HPD) will expand its support to the Canadian Touring Car Championship with increased offerings in Super, Touring and B-Spec Classes.

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May 10

Team Barracuda – BHA and Alex Tagliani set to race with Honda power

The team started the season under Lotus power

Team Barracuda - BHA logoHonda Performance Development logoWith their sights set on consecutive victories at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Barracuda – BHA is proud to announce a new partnership with American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary for the remainder of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.

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Apr 03

Honda Performance Development offering contingengy program to Canadian Touring Car Championship

Contingency monies will will be paid to first- through third-place finishers

CCTCC logo 2011Honda Performance Development logoHonda Performance Development (HPD) will support the 2012 Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) with contingency offerings in the Super and Touring classes, as well as the new B-Spec category. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 16

CTCC unveils its new B-Spec Class

Experience the rush of touring car racing!

CCTCC logo 2011CTCC - B-Spec ClassWith the ambition of providing a complete and integrated Championship, the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire (CTCC) reveals today its new and more accessible race category: the B-Spec Class.

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Sep 09

Wirth Research enters exciting new Sportscar and IndyCar development partnership

With Honda Performance Development

Wirth ResearchWirth ResearchWirth Research is delighted to announce a new long-term technical partnership with California-based Honda Performance Development (HPD) – a partnership which began in 2003 that not only extends the two organisations’ globally successful sports prototype programmes but also encompasses an exciting new IndyCar project.

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Jun 14

Audi wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011! (updated)

 79’th edition

24 Heures du MansAudi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 TDI driven by Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer fought its way to a magnificent win of the 79’th runing of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans : Audi takes pole

Le Mans Qualifiyng report and pictures

71 AF Corse Waltrip Kauffman Aguas (1)For the first time since 2006, Audi will start on pole. LM P1. Audi R18 # 1 captured the provisional pole (3’25”799). Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 01

Johnston pumped for season opener at VIR‏

The countdown is on, only one week until the start of the 2011 race season.

F1600 F Championship logoThe inaugural race weekend in the new F1600 Formula F Championship Series will be challenging, but Caitlin Johnston, from Ontario, is up for it. “For our team it feels like the definite logical next step. We have been racing Formula 1600 for four seasons now, really learning the ins and outs of the car and gaining race experience. I have been very fortunate to be able to race in different cars and series, and this is no different. To say that I am excited is an understatement,” said Johnston. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 14

Honda Performance Development and Wirth Research enter 2011 with exciting new programmes

Exciting new LMP1 and LMP2 sportscar programmes

Wirth ResearchHonda Performance Development and Wirth ResearchCalifornia based Honda Performance Development, (HPD), and Wirth Research are stepping up HPD’s globally successful sportscar programme in 2011 with a highly revised version of the internationally victorious HPD ARX-01c LMP2 prototype plus, more significantly, a striking new LMP1 contender designed to compete in the premier class at the Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 27

Carroll and Eversley to race for Compass360 Racing in 2011

Consistent Podium Finisher to Pair with Carroll for Championship Run

Keith CarrollRyan EversleyHot on the heels of the announcement of the drivers of the team’s #74 car, Compass360 Racing today revealed that Keith Carroll will pair with Ryan Eversley in the #75 Honda Civic Si for the 2011 Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season. Eversley, who finished fourth driving #75 in last year’s Street Tuner-class driver standings will co-drive with Carroll, no stranger to the Grand-Am paddock, having driven a Porsche Cayman in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 21

Wins in Europe and America for Wirth Research designed HPD ARX-01c

“Two wins in less than a week is a remarkable achievement” – Nick Wirth

HPD ARX-01cWirth ResearchThe Honda Performance Development (HPD) ARX-01c chassis, designed and developed by Wirth Research, has been quick to make an impression in the world’s two top sportscar series staged on both sides of the Atlantic.

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