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In the fifth and final of a planned series of lap record attempts across Europe in 2018, Honda has set a new 2min 10.19sec record for a front wheel drive production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary. The Civic Type R was driven by Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button. The track holds special significance for Button, as the circuit where he won the first Grand Prix of his career with Honda in 2006. Read More »

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The Honda Racing roads team is getting ready to launch its 2018 Isle of Man TT campaign as first Superbike practice takes place tonight around the 37.73-mile Mountain course.

Honda Racing’s duo Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston will be taking part in the Superbike, Superstock 1000 and Senior TT races aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. The Honda-men will also be riding for the Padgetts Honda team in the Supersport 600 class and Johnston will also ride for Team Mugen in the TT Zero race. Read More »

Two iconic motor racing names will come together this summer as Castrol Honda Racing brings the Honda NSX GT3 to the 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps.

The NSX GT3, which builds upon Honda’s next-generation supercar and utilises the same 3.5-litre, twin-turbocharged V6 engine is a race winner in the North American-based IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship and Pirelli World Challenge. The car currently competes in high-level series on three continents as part of Honda’s NSX GT3 Customer Racing Programme. Read More »

– Honda returns to the Nordschleife this week for the FIA WTCR
– Honda debut at the Nürburgring was also its first ever appearance in Formula 1
– Japanese marque has twice held the front-wheel drive production car lap record for the circuit
– World-famous circuit hosted GT class wins for Honda in the 1960s Read More »

Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda Formula 1 racing drivers, Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley have both chosen the renowned Honda Civic Type R as their primary road car.

The 2017 model Civic Type R, which is manufactured at Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM), is the ideal fit for a Formula 1 racing driver on or off the track. Coined as the ‘race car for the road’, it holds the record for the fastest front-wheel drive car ever around the Nürburgring Nordschleife with a lap time of 7min 43.8sec. Read More »

– Gordon Shedden to leave Halfords Yuasa Racing
– Honda thanks three-time champion for a decade’s loyal service
– Team-mate Matt Neal praises ‘phenomenal competitor’

Honda and Halfords Yuasa Racing would like to thank Gordon Shedden for his years of loyal service to the brand and team in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), as the Scot departs for a new challenge ahead of the 2018 campaign. Read More »

Buildbase Honda’s Charles Lefrancois raced to a commanding victory at the opening round of the 2018 Arenacross Tour at Manchester Arena on Saturday night. Read More »

Announcing an all-new rider line-up for its 2018 Road Racing campaign, Honda Motor Europe is delighted to welcome Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston to the fold contesting the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and the Ulster GP aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 in the Superbike and Superstock 1000 classes. Read More »

Honda (UK) is pleased to announce that Dan Linfoot and Jason O’Halloran will remain with the Honda Racing squad for the 2018 British Superbike Championship, once again spearheading the team’s assault on the series aboard the all-new Fireblade.

The decision to keep both riders, is a unique set-up in the British Superbike paddock as 2018 will mark Jason’s 11th year as an official Honda rider, his eighth with Honda UK, and for Dan the new season will be his fourth consecutive year with the Honda team. Read More »

• Honda NSX GT3 race car available to customer teams globally from 2018
• Body shell and engine to be built alongside the road-going production NSX in Ohio, USA
• JAS Motorsport to assemble cars and support racing programmes in Europe, Asia and South America
• Honda Performance Development (HPD) to coordinate North American racing
• M-TEC (Mugen) responsible for customer support in Japan (plus trackside support for engine in China) Read More »