French tyre manufacturers Michelin will replace Japan’s Bridgestone as the official tyre suppliers in MotoGP from the 2016 season.
HRC are set to see a change in guard at their helm. After five years, current HRC president, Tetsuo Suzuki is to step down as present of Honda’s racing department, and move back towards the production side of the business. Suzuki is set to be replaced by Yoshishige Nomura, a man who has a long history with HRC.
The new president of the HRC has been at the very forefront of various racing and development activities of HRC. Nomura was involved in the engineering of some of Honda’s most classic engines, including the iconic NR750, the radical RC30, and the outstanding RC45. Yoshishige Nomura also played a pivotal role in the development of the 990cc V5 RC211V MotoGP machine.
Yoshishige Nomura will oversee all of Honda’s racing activities, while HRC Vice President Shuhei Nakamoto will look after the day-to-day running of Honda’s involvement in MotoGP.
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According to the rumour, Lorenzo, who has ridden for Yamaha’ factory team since his debut premier class season in 2008, has already given Ducati his nod for a preliminary agreement for 2015 onwards, with an alleged offer of €15 million per season. If the news is true, Andrea Dovizioso could lose his job at the end of the coming season since Ducati’s new recruit Cal Crutchlow has signed a two-year contract with the Italian factory that terminates at the end of the 2015 season.
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To promote their stonking new Hypermotard, Ducati have roped in their MotoGP star Nicky Hayden and the result is truly a stunner. [Read more…]
The 2013 MotoGP season is just around the corner and Repsol Honda have finally revealed their 2013 livery. [Read more…]
Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP team have announced a sponsorship deal with the Monster Energy for the 2013 and 2014 seasons. [Read more…]