News: RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM COMPLETES MID-SEASON TESTING AT PORTIMÃO

Some news now for those, much like us here on the #MotorMartinRacing desk, that can’t wait for the World Superbike stars to return to the track after their long summer break. That’s certainly not to say that the teams have been standing still as testing has been continuing behind the scenes, subtle changes giving small… Read More News: RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM COMPLETES MID-SEASON TESTING AT PORTIMÃO

News: HONDA REVEALS MOST SOPHISTICATED HR-V EVER WITH REFRESHED STYLING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

Honda has revealed the first details of the 2019 HR-V to MotorMartin recently and it’s their most sophisticated subcompact SUV to date. The new model, Honda say, features enhanced exterior styling, updates to the interior and a range of advanced technologies. We’ll leave the rest for Honda to explain, enjoy: Upgrades to the elegant exterior… Read More News: HONDA REVEALS MOST SOPHISTICATED HR-V EVER WITH REFRESHED STYLING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

News: THE SCIENCE OF A WORLDSBK CBR1000RR

There’s still not a day goes by without AutoTrader being opened and the legendary Fireblade moniker being typed in, after all, every garage needs a Fireblade doesn’t it? And for those that already have a Honda in the shed then the following news will surely be of use. Modifying a production Fireblade into a WorldSBK… Read More News: THE SCIENCE OF A WORLDSBK CBR1000RR

News: HONDA RACING TV: ALL-STAR HOTLAP, SCIENCE OF A CBR1000RR AND MORE

Honda have just shared with MotorMartin the following rather exciting news regarding their latest Honda Racing TV programming and it’s well worth taking notice. Start your week, Honda say, by watching episode 17 here, or on hondaproracing.com/tv. In Episode 17, the iconic Indianapolis 500 is revisited with an exclusive view of race day through the… Read More News: HONDA RACING TV: ALL-STAR HOTLAP, SCIENCE OF A CBR1000RR AND MORE

News: CIVIC FOUR DOOR SALOON COMING TO UK MARKET

Happy days here at MotorMartin Towers as Honda UK has today announced the four door saloon version of the Civic is coming to the UK market. Built in Turkey, Honda UK have confirmed to MotorMartin that the Civic saloon will be available in both petrol and diesel powertrains and will be in dealer forecourts from… Read More News: CIVIC FOUR DOOR SALOON COMING TO UK MARKET

News: SOLID SIXTH PLACE FOR CAMIER IN THAI WORLDSBK RACE 2

Following on from Race 1, Honda have explained to MotorMartin how Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team’s Leon Camier capped off a strong showing in Thailand with a sixth place finish at Chang International Circuit, while Jake Gagne was back in the points after taking fourteenth place on the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. Camier started on… Read More News: SOLID SIXTH PLACE FOR CAMIER IN THAI WORLDSBK RACE 2

News: STUNNING TOP TEN FOR TRIPLE M ROOKIES IN THAILAND

The all-new Triple M Honda World Superbike Team have shared with MotorMartin how they secured their best finish to date thanks to a tenth place for their American rider PJ Jacobsen in race two at a hot and steamy Buriram in Thailand recently. Following on from 17th place in race one, when PJ finished ahead of… Read More News: STUNNING TOP TEN FOR TRIPLE M ROOKIES IN THAILAND

News: CAMIER CHARGES TO FOURTH PLACE IN EPIC RACE 1 BATTLE IN THAILAND

In what was a hard fought battle out on the track, Leon Camier narrowly missed out on a debut podium with the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team, the Briton claiming a hard-fought fourth place in Race 1 of the Thai WorldSBK round after a stellar qualifying performance saw him start on the front row. Honda… Read More News: CAMIER CHARGES TO FOURTH PLACE IN EPIC RACE 1 BATTLE IN THAILAND

News: RECORD 17 RACE-WINNERS CONFIRMED IN CAPACITY BTCC LINE-UP

The following news item landed on the #MotorMartinRacing desk just the other day and has been reproduced below in full for the benefit of MotorMartin’s readership. Enjoy: Series organiser, TOCA, has announced a capacity 32-car entry for the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at its annual Season Launch event at Donington Park yesterday… Read More News: RECORD 17 RACE-WINNERS CONFIRMED IN CAPACITY BTCC LINE-UP

News: HONDA CIVIC TYPE R WINS WHAT CAR? HOT HATCH OF THE YEAR

After a short drive last year, it’s really rather easy to understand why the British built Honda Civic Type R has won the coveted What Car? Hot Hatch of the Year, the reason? It’s bloody brilliant! First unveiled as a surprise entry prototype at the Paris Motor Show at the end of September 2016, the… Read More News: HONDA CIVIC TYPE R WINS WHAT CAR? HOT HATCH OF THE YEAR

News: IAN HUTCHINSON AND LEE JOHNSTON LINE UP ON THE ROADS FOR HONDA RACING

Announcing an all-new rider line-up to #MotorMartinRacing 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. Both… Read More News: IAN HUTCHINSON AND LEE JOHNSTON LINE UP ON THE ROADS FOR HONDA RACING

News: JAKE GAGNE COMPLETES RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM LINE UP FOR 2018

It’s been confirmed to #MotorMartinRacing recently that American rider Jake Gagne will race alongside Leon Camier in the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship for the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team. The 24-year-old from San Diego, California, will reunite with the squad to take on his maiden full season in the series on board the… Read More News: JAKE GAGNE COMPLETES RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM LINE UP FOR 2018

News: PJ JACOBSEN GRADUATES TO WORLDSBK CHAMPIONSHIP WITH TRIPLEM HONDA WSBK TEAM IN 2018

As the build up to the 2018 World Superbike Championship continues, the all new #MotorMartinRacing desk has become rather inundated with exciting team and testing news. Indeed Honda have sent confirmation that Patrick ‘PJ’ Jacobsen will race the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 for the TripleM Honda WSBK Team in the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship. After… Read More News: PJ JACOBSEN GRADUATES TO WORLDSBK CHAMPIONSHIP WITH TRIPLEM HONDA WSBK TEAM IN 2018

News: CIVIC TYPE R WINS BBC TOPGEAR MAGAZINE CAR OF THE YEAR

News has just arrived up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the Honda Civic Type R has triumphed in the coveted BBC TopGear magazine Car of the Year awards, taking a hat-trick of honours. Picking up the hot hatch of the year, international editors’ car of the year and then going on to… Read More News: CIVIC TYPE R WINS BBC TOPGEAR MAGAZINE CAR OF THE YEAR

News: LEON CAMIER IMPRESSES ON DEBUT TEST WITH RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM

The season has only just finished but already Honda’s WSBK squad are back testing so that they can start next season on the front foot. Leon Camier has therefore completed his first-ever test with the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team at ‘Circuito de Jerez’ in southern Spain, in which he got to grips with… Read More News: LEON CAMIER IMPRESSES ON DEBUT TEST WITH RED BULL HONDA WORLD SUPERBIKE TEAM

News: TRIPLE M RACING STEPS UP TO WORLDSBK AS OFFICIAL HONDA SATELLITE TEAM IN 2018

Honda Motor Europe have shared with the motorcycling department of MotorMartin Towers that they are pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with Triple M Racing to run a third Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 machine in the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship. Triple M Racing will therefore be the satellite team of Honda… Read More News: TRIPLE M RACING STEPS UP TO WORLDSBK AS OFFICIAL HONDA SATELLITE TEAM IN 2018

News: HONDA CB1000R AND AFRICA TWIN ADVENTURE SPORTS SET FOR UK DEBUT AT MOTORCYCLE LIVE

Honda has confirmed to MotorMartin that its stunning, café racer-inspired new CB1000R and expedition-ready Africa Twin Adventure Sports models will be on display at Motorcycle Live – the first time the bikes will have been seen in the UK. Arriving straight from their global unveilings at EICMA in Milan, Honda say that the CB1000R and… Read More News: HONDA CB1000R AND AFRICA TWIN ADVENTURE SPORTS SET FOR UK DEBUT AT MOTORCYCLE LIVE

News: DAN LINFOOT AND JASON O’HALLORAN TO REMAIN WITH HONDA RACING FOR THE 2018 BRITISH SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

Honda (UK) have shared with MotorMartin that they are 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.  It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the decision to keep both… Read More News: DAN LINFOOT AND JASON O’HALLORAN TO REMAIN WITH HONDA RACING FOR THE 2018 BRITISH SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP

News: CB4 ‘INTERCEPTOR’ CONCEPT ADDS FUTURISTIC EXTRA DIMENSION TO HONDA’S EICMA LINE-UP 

Honda have shared with MotorMartin that their 2017 stand at EICMA will again feature a Design Studio area show-casing the design work of Honda’s R&D facility in Rome. This year’s exhibit, Honda say, is the CB4 ‘Interceptor’ – the result of ongoing research around the ‘Neo Sports Café’ design theme which first bore fruit in… Read More News: CB4 ‘INTERCEPTOR’ CONCEPT ADDS FUTURISTIC EXTRA DIMENSION TO HONDA’S EICMA LINE-UP 

News: Marquez on pole for MotoGP Championship showdown

In a year of surprises worthy of any season since the World’s Premier motorcycle Championship rebranded itself ‘MotoGP’ the title fight is going right down to the wire at tomorrow’s final race of the season in Valencia. And what a fight it promises to be as the top two riders going for the title are… Read More News: Marquez on pole for MotoGP Championship showdown