Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd., in an effort to give new dimensions to the racing circuit in the country, has announced the internationally acclaimed NSF 250R Moto3 race machine for the Indian market in 2019. The company also announced a new roadmap to take India’s best racing talents rise as an icon in International Championships, which included the commencement of an exclusive racing Championship on Honda NSF 250R from 2019. All Honda Group of Companies in the region, including India, have created 3 new teams exclusively for Asian riders in international racing championships.
The first of the three teams, Honda Asia Dream Racing, will compete in the historic Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Race and JSB1000 class of All Japan Road Race Championship, the most premier road racing championship in Japan. The second team, IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia is a platform for Asian riders in Moto2 and Honda Team Asia in Moto3 class of FIM Road Racing Championship. These two classes are the stepping stones to MotoGP, the most premier class of circuit racing. Honda 2Wheelers India dreams of an Indian rider representing the country in these teams. With over 750 Grand Prix wins, Honda is a global leader in motorsports. And, undoubtedly, the NSF 250R is recognised around the world as one of the best motorcycles for budding racers.
Being developed by Honda Racing Corporation after years of research and development, the NSF 250R is a major step up for young riders bringing them at par with international standards. The compact, light-weight and high-performance motorcycle will help young talent to learn the basics for moving up the ladder from entry level to international Grand Prix Racing. Powering Honda NSF 250R is a 249cc engine assisted by a RAM air intake system helping the motorcycle obtain high power output even in challenging hot conditions. The NSF 250R has a low centre of gravity and combined with an optimised swingarm for the right amount of flexibility, gets the motorcycle precise handling abilities.