Remembering Our Fallen Hero: Nicky Hayden #69

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May 22, 2017 will always be remembered as the day the world of motorcycle racing lost one of its favourite sons. Former MotoGP World Champion, Nicky Hayden succumbed to his injuries following a cycling accident in Riviera di Rimini. [Read more…]

Honda Racing Corporation gets a new president

HRC new president

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.

Story: Sayem Parvez Syed