Honda Performance Development, the racing arm of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., is increasing its support of quarter-midget racing with a contingency award program for participants in the Quarter Midget Association Grand Nationals.
It was a very happy birthday for California Race & Rally driver Gavin Skilton, who drove his Honda Performance Development Desert Pilot to the Class 6 [Unlimited 6-cylinder] Trophy Truck victory in Saturday's 44th running of the Baja...
Five of the eight rookies in Sunday's Indianapolis 500 field will be using Honda power, as the manufacturer leads the way in providing opportunities for the next generation of racing stars to achieve their dreams of competing at the fabl...
As Honda-powered teams and drivers head into the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500-mile race, they do so with the depth and experience of teams and drivers who have conquered racing's most prestigious and unpredictable event.
"We are pleased that Justice Boehm's ruling has again confirmed INDYCAR's initial step to address parity of the Series-mandated single and twin turbochargers. This has been INDYCAR's intention ever since the matter first came under disc...
American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power a single-car effort from Team Barracuda-Bryan Herta Autosport for veteran Canadian driver Alex Tagliani at the 2012 Indianapolis 500 and for the remainder...
Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
March 25, 2012
12:30 p.m. EDT
ENGINE MANUFACTURER COMPETITION
This weekend's season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks the return of manufacturer competition to the IZOD...
A 10-driver lineup that has combined for three Indianapolis 500 victories, six IZOD IndyCar Series championships – including the last five drivers' championships in succession – and 65 IndyCar race wins will lead the Honda effort in ...
Circuit: Sebring International Raceway (3.74-mile road course) Sebring, FL
Weather: Clear, warm, afternoon high 86 degrees F
"Ever since I was appointed as the president of the company, I have been prompting systems and capabilities which enable us to develop edgy products."
- Takanobu Ito, Honda Motor Co. CEO; November, 2011; Tokyo Motor Show
American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power a single-car effort from Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing for young American driver Josef Newgarden in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced t...
Honda Performance Development's production-based racing program continues to grow as the 2012 racing season begins, with customer Honda and Acura teams racing in Touring Car series in both the United States and Canada.
Race Engine Technology magazine, a respected British technical publication, has named the Honda Indy V8 engine as its "North American Race Engine of the Year" for 2011.
In its latest issue, the Honda Indy V8 engine was recognized by Rac...
Honda Performance Development today unveiled its largest customer endurance racing program to date, as six teams will campaign a total of seven HPD-powered LMP1 and LMP2 prototypes in the 2012 World Endurance Championship and the America...
American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power a two-car effort from Dale Coyne Racing in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced today.
Under terms of the agreement, HPD will provide i...
Honda Performance Development, in partnership with the Ohio-based Honda of America Racing Team (HART), gave the 2012 Honda Civic Si a successful competition debut at this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Developed for racing in the Gra...
Honda Performance Development, in partnership with the Ohio-based Honda of America Racing Team (HART), will field a 2012 Honda Civic Si at this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill.
Developed for competition in the Grand-Am’s Continental...