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  • The 24 hours of Le Mans Race Report
    06/17/2012 - Circuit:       Circuit de la Sarthe (8.47-mile road course) Le Mans, France Weather:    Mostly clear, mild, 72 degrees F at the finish Race Results: Ps. Class Drivers Team Engine/Chassis ...
  • Honda Performance Development To Support Quarter Midget Association Grand Nationals
    06/13/2012 - 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. Bo...
  • Skilton, Honda Performance Development Desert Pilot Celebrate Baja 500 Class Victory
    06/07/2012 - 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...
  • Rookies Achieve Indy Dream with Honda Power
    05/26/2012 - 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...
  • Honda Teams and Drivers Enter Indy With Depth and Experience
    05/23/2012 - 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.
  • Statement From Steve Eriksen, Vice President, Honda Performance Development, Following Wednesday's Ruling by an Appeals Judge Concerning a Protest Filed with Indycar by General Motors:
    05/11/2012 - "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...
  • Honda to Power Bryan Herta Autosport
    05/10/2012 - 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...
  • 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Race Report
    05/06/2012 - 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps Race Report Circuit:Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps (4.35-mile road course) Stavelot, Wallonia, Belgium Weather:Overcast, scattered showers early, cool, 51 degrees F Top 10 Race Results: Ps. ...
  • Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
    03/21/2012 - Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg March 25, 2012 12:30 p.m. EDT ABC ENGINE MANUFACTURER COMPETITION This weekend's season-opening Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks the return of manufacturer competition to the IZOD...
  • Honda Anticipates Exciting 2012 IZOD IndyCar Season
    03/19/2012 - 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 ...
  • 12 Hours of Sebring Race Report
    03/18/2012 - Circuit: Sebring International Raceway (3.74-mile road course) Sebring, FL Weather: Clear, warm, afternoon high 86 degrees F Race Results: Ps. Class Drivers Team Engine/Chassis Laps/Notes ...
  • 2012 Honda North American Motorsports Strategy
    03/13/2012 - "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 Introduction ...
  • Honda to Power Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
    02/24/2012 - 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 Expands Professional Touring Car Program
    02/21/2012 - 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.
  • Honda Indy V8 Honored by Race Engine Magazine
    02/10/2012 - 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 Unveils Ambitious Worldwide Sports-Prototype Effort
    02/08/2012 - 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...
  • Honda to Power Dale Coyne Racing in 2012
    01/25/2012 - 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...
  • 2012 Honda Civic Si Makes Racing Debut At 25 Hours of Thunderhill
    12/04/2011 - 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 Returns to 25 Hours of Thunderhill
    11/30/2011 - 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...
  • Honda to Power Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
    11/03/2011 - American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power Rahal Letterman Lanigan in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced today.