Penultimate push as Repsol Honda Team chase Team Championship

The flyaways draw to a close and the end of the season is fast approaching, but the Triple Crown is still wide open. First hosting a Grand Prix in 1999, the Sepang International Circuit has been a constant fixture on the MotoGP World Championship calendar for both racing and testing. The 5.5km long Malaysian circuit is a physically demanding challenge no matter the conditions, air temperature rarely dropping below 30ºC even when the tropical storms hit. Hunting a sixth straight Grand Prix…

The Lawnmower King of Leicester City

Forty one years ago, the HR21 was launched in August 1978 and received rave reviews from the industry and its many users for its fantastic performance and reliability. Today, we have over 15 models available, with a world-beating range of engines and features. Honda UK recently spoke to John Ledwidge, the grounds manager at Leicester City FC and the man behind some of the most famous pitch designs in Premier League football. As the head of a team of groundsmen who cut the pitch at Leicester up…

Unstoppable Marquez equals Doohan as most successful Honda rider

A tenth win of 2019 for Marc Marquez wrapped up the Constructors Championship for Honda after an inch-perfect ride in Japan. Victory for Marc Marquez at Honda’s home round in Motegi earned Honda the Premier Class Constructors Championship for a record 25th time. As a result, Honda claim both the Riders and Constructors Championships in the same year for the 20th occasion as they celebrate the 60th Anniversary of competition. It also marks Honda’s 70th Constructors Championship across all…

Honda Motorcycle Clearance Sale

Clearance sale on Honda motorcycles now available: Save between €800 - €3000 on a range of Supersports, Touring, Street and Adventure bikes First up we have €800 off the 2017 CBR500R. Catch it now at €6,800 Followed closely by €1000 off the 2018 CBR650R and the CB1000R FOP. Get them now at €8,800 and €14,700 respectively!   Then if you're looking to pick up €2000 worth of savings you can on the CB1100 RS, now €12,900   Finally you go can go for the mega saving of…

Marquez pots the #8ball with incredible last corner win in Thailand

Marc Marquez was crowned the 2019 MotoGP World Champion in the only way he knows how: with a thrilling race win delivered at the final corner. A full house at the Buriram Circuit were treated to an edge of their seats MotoGP race as they witnessed Marc Marquez crowned World Champion for the eighth time. From the front of the grid, Marquez charged forward and immediately began to chase pole setter Fabio Quartararo. With his only title rival, Andrea Dovizioso, a distant fourth Marquez was able to…

Honda's ATV History

Honda ATV History 1970s - present  Ever wonder where the ATV came from? Here is a brief summary of how Honda pioneered the concept: 1970s: Honda first introduced the concept of the ATV in the 1970s when they produced the world’s first ATC (all-terrain cycle) named the ATC90. The three-wheel vehicle sent it’s 7 horsepower through a dual range four speed gearbox with automatic clutch. Honda expanded the range with a smaller ATC70 and then later in the decade updated the ATC90 into an ATC110.…

New CRF1100L Africa Twin information released

Alert for all you Africa Twin fans! Today September 23rd 2019 Honda have announced details on the all new CRF1100L Africa Twin and Africa Twin Adventure Sports: Honda’s celebrated adventure machine gains wide-ranging performance and technology upgrades New Euro5-compliant 1100cc parallel twin engine produces top power of 75kW and maximum torque of 105Nm - increases of 7% and 6% respectively 5kg lighter, with 10% improvement in power to weight ratio, thanks to weight reduction in areas…

Peter O'Mahony teams up with Honda Ireland

Peter O'Mahony is one of Ireland's leading professional rugby players, representing  Munster and Ireland. Honda Ireland are delighted to announce we have teamed up with Peter for his other passion - his garden!   Peter is currently in Japan ahead of the World Cup, preparing for Ireland's first game against Scotland this Sunday 22nd September at 08.45am, Peter is an integral part of the Irish side. However when he's home in Cork he loves nothing better than spending time in his beautiful…

Last lap brilliance in Misano moves Marquez ahead of Hailwood with 77 victories

A 77th career victory makes Marquez the fourth most successful rider in Grand Prix history, bringing fans to their feet on his way to winning a thrilling San Marino GP as Jorge Lorenzo claimed more points. After a promising morning Warm Up session where Marc Marquez finished first and Jorge Lorenzo finished 1.5 seconds behind, the Repsol Honda Team entered the 27-lap San Marino Grand Prix with confidence. Marc Marquez made a flying start to the race and moved to fourth by the first corner,…