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Honda and Idemitsu Hold 10th Anniversary Event of Rider Development Project at Grand Prix of Japan

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Monday, September 26, 2022

The rider development program by Honda and Idemitsu began in 2013 with the IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's entry into the Moto2 World Championship.

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  • The rider development program by Honda and Idemitsu began in 2013 with the IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's entry into the Moto2 World Championship.
  • In 2016, Honda Team Asia, aimed at providing a path to Moto2, began racing in the Moto3 class.
  • The following year, the Dorna Sports SL.-organized Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup kicked off, aiming to produce world-class riders.
  • In 2018, IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Takaaki Nakagami moved from Moto2 to representing LCR Honda IDEMITSU in the MotoGP class, completing the rider development path to the premier class.

3-time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo launches the X-Fuera NFTs with MADworld and Animoca Brands

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Monday, May 30, 2022

HONG KONG, May 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MADworld and Animoca Brands proudly announce a partnership with Jorge Lorenzo, the 3-time MotoGP World Champion, to venture together into the metaverse.

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  • HONG KONG, May 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MADworld and Animoca Brands proudly announce a partnership with Jorge Lorenzo, the 3-time MotoGP World Champion, to venture together into the metaverse.
  • "I'm super excited to be collaborating with MADworld and Animoca Brands in providing new, exclusive experiences to my global fans.
  • MADworld will bridge the Jorge Lorenzo campaign into its much larger family consisting of many other brands such as BAPE, B.Duck and others.
  • Jorge Lorenzo Guerrero (Palma de Mallorca, May 4th, 1987) is a three-time MotoGP World Champion in 2010, 2012 and 2015 and two times World Champion in the 250cc category in 2006 and 2007.

3-time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo launches the X-Fuera NFTs with MADworld and Animoca Brands

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Monday, May 30, 2022

HONG KONG, May 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MADworld and Animoca Brands proudly announce a partnership with Jorge Lorenzo, the 3-time MotoGP World Champion, to venture together into the metaverse.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, May 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- MADworld and Animoca Brands proudly announce a partnership with Jorge Lorenzo, the 3-time MotoGP World Champion, to venture together into the metaverse.
  • "I'm super excited to be collaborating with MADworld and Animoca Brands in providing new, exclusive experiences to my global fans.
  • MADworld will bridge the Jorge Lorenzo campaign into its much larger family consisting of many other brands such as BAPE, B.Duck and others.
  • Jorge Lorenzo Guerrero (Palma de Mallorca, May 4th, 1987) is a three-time MotoGP World Champion in 2010, 2012 and 2015 and two times World Champion in the 250cc category in 2006 and 2007.

Toni Bou Wins 30th Consecutive World Championship Title

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Monday, November 22, 2021

TOKYO, Nov 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou has won his 15th consecutive FIM(1) X-Trial World Championship at the final round in Barcelona on November 21.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou has won his 15th consecutive FIM(1) X-Trial World Championship at the final round in Barcelona on November 21.
  • With his 15 consecutive victories in the FIM Trial World Championship, Toni Bou has won an unprecedented 30 consecutive world championship titles.
  • Toni Bou is a HRC (Honda Racing Corporation) contract rider racing for Honda's factory team(2) Repsol Honda Team.
  • After winning the opening round in Andorra on November 7, Bou secured his 15th X-Trial World Championship title by winning the Barcelona round as well.

Honda: Toni Bou Wins 15th Consecutive FIM Trial World Championship Title

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Monday, September 20, 2021

Going in to the final round at Portugal as championship favorite, Bou won the round giving him his 15th consecutive championship title.

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  • Going in to the final round at Portugal as championship favorite, Bou won the round giving him his 15th consecutive championship title.
  • Since clinching his first world championship title in 2007 on HRC's Montesa COTA 4RT factory bike, Bou has increased his unparalleled consecutive championship titles to 15.
  • He has also won his 14th consecutive X Trial World Championship, an indoor competition raced on artificially prepared sections, taking his total tally of championship titles to 29.
  • "I would like to congratulate Toni on winning his unprecedented 15th Trial World Championship title.

Honda: Takahisa Fujinami to End 26-Year Trial World Championship Career

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

TOKYO, Sept 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced that Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) contract rider Takahisa Fujinami (Repsol Honda Team), the first Japanese rider to win the FIM* Trial World Championship in 2004, will be retiring from the championship at the end of this season.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 15, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda announced that Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) contract rider Takahisa Fujinami (Repsol Honda Team), the first Japanese rider to win the FIM* Trial World Championship in 2004, will be retiring from the championship at the end of this season.
  • The following year, he began his career on the world championship stage, winning his first trial in the 1997 German round, becoming the youngest world championship trial winner at 17 years and 237 days old.
  • "I firmly believe that the time has come to close the curtain on my career as a world trial championship rider after 26 years in the competition.
  • "I would like to thank Takahisa [Fujinami] for the 26 years of his life he devoted to Trial World Championship competition.