“Racing improves the breed” – Sochiro Honda

Honda has always played an important role in motor sports, believing it to be the springboard for technological advancement.

It has also been an aggressive force in the endurance, motocross and trial races held around the world. We, at Honda, are not allowing this momentum to let up, as we pursue even greater achievements.

Honda has always loved racing, ever since Sochiro Honda took his company into motorcycle competition, sometime in the 1950s. Honda’s engineers have tested themselves on the international stage, proving their technology to be the best in the world. These technologies are tested in the extreme conditions of motorcycle racing, to adapt them for use in vehicles that ply on roads today.

In the past, Honda has powered some of the all time great racers, including Redman, Hailwood, Spencer, Gardner, Capirossi and Doohan, to 39 riders’ titles. Even today, some of the greatest motorcycle racers, like Marc Marquez & Dani Pedrosa ride on Honda bikes, at the races.

Honda enters the Isle of Man TT Races in 1959 Honda is an active participant in many off-road races Michael Doohan riding Repsol Honda’s NSR 500

Technologies like these are not just for the race tracks, but are also incorporated in our everyday vehicles. They are first tested, refined and proven under the trying conditions in the races, and then finally adapted in the vehicles, so that two wheelers like Activa and Dio can utilize and benefit from such technologies.

Double MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda RC213V) led Honda to win the coveted "Triple Crown Championship" for the 3rd time in 4th Year. The 22 year old Spanish phenomenon scored his 13th victory of 2014 at Valencia to become the most successful rider over the course of Moto GP – the world’s most premier championship of road racing since 1949.

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In order to promote Motor sports in India, Honda started conducting "HONDA 1 MAKE RACE" in the year 2008

Further to strengthen Honda's Brand image and to promote Fun biking culture, this year also we are participating in all five rounds of the Honda 1 Make Race championship. These races will give a unique opportunity for race enthusiasts to race on the racing circuit with the bikes provided by Honda.

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