|Honda Racing Corporation announced that the 2014 MotoGP RCV machine is set for debut at the end of the year. The two-wheel machine, designed for the 2014 Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) Championship, will enable fresh riders to partake in the championship at a lower cost.|
A Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) spokesperson said that the 2014 MotoGP-spec bike is a bit behind schedule, though a recent test of the prototype had more positive aspects than expected. “With its running performance. We can’t announce its name or the specification at this stage but we will have an opportunity of announcing the details in the not too distant future. We will keep on developing the machine to meet the 2014 MotoGP technical and sporting regulations, and will introduce the model by the end of this year,” Executive Vice President of HRC Shuhei Nakamotoo said.
The recent test of the prototype at the Twin Ring Motegi by a test rider had proved to be a highly productive one. The prototype testing at Twin Ring Motegi took place from 23 – 24 May.
Repsol Honda, Go&Fun and LCR teams are ready for action at the fifth round of the MotoGP race in Mugello. Both Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez look to build on the successful championship runs, as both Repsol Honda riders currently occupy the top two spot in the Riders’ standings. Meanwhile, Alvaro Bautista and fellow privateer Stefan Bradl hope to bounce back from recent slumps to challenge for honors in the mid-grid.
Both Repsol Honda riders have accumulated 3 victories after four rounds; Pedrosa with two and Marquez at the COTA (Circuit of the Americas) Austin, TX.