700th FIM Grand Prix victory celebrated by Honda
Snapshot: 18 year old Belgian rider Livio Loi and one and only Marc Marquez took Honda Grand Prix victory counts to 700
At the time when races started at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Honda had the total wins count of 698 races. At the end of the day, Honda celebrated a total of 700 wins at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In the Moto3 class, most of the riders went with wet tires but 18 year old Belgian rider Livio Loi (RW Racing GP Honda NSF250RW) had something else in mind. The rider bravely chose to go with the slicks and achieved his first victory.
After a serious defeat streak in Moto GP, Honda’s Moto GP gem Marc Marquez is back once agian with winning the last GP race at Indianapolis Grand Prix taking the total Honda winning counts to 700. Throughout the race, Marquez maintained a close gap with the race leader on his Repsol Honda Team RC213V. With three laps remaining, Marquez managed to cut the gap and overtake the leader to achieve his second consecutive win (third for the season).
Takahiro Hachigo, President, CEO and Representative Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. – “I am proud of Honda’s 700th victory in the FIM Road Racing World Championship. This achievement could only have been realized through the countless number of people working together, and the support every fan has given for Honda’s racing activities. I am deeply grateful to everyone for their contributions and support. Thank you very much.”
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