Archive for November, 2018

Nov 29, 2018

LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider Takaaki Nakagami signed off the season in spectacular style as he topped the timesheets on the final day of testing in Jerez. Riding injured team-mate Cal Crutchlow’s 2018 RC213V, the Japanese talent edged out Honda colleague and reigning world champion Marc Marquez to emerge as the quickest rider of the two-day […]

Nov 28, 2018

  The final on-track action of 2018 sees the LCR Honda IDEMITSU Team testing their RC213V prototype at the Angel Nieto-Jerez Circuit in southern Spain this week. The team’s Japanese star Takaaki Nakagami ended day one of the test in third position overall and as the fastest Honda rider in the field. Today’s result followed […]

Nov 21, 2018

The LCR Honda IDEMITSU Team completed the second of two days testing at the Valencia circuit in Spain on Wednesday, with positive results for their Japanese rider Takaaki Nakagami. Testing the 2018 Honda RC213V which his injured team-mate Cal Crutchlow had used during the season, Nakagami made significant progress, and ended the test as the […]

Nov 20, 2018

With the 2018 MotoGP season coming to a close for the LCR Honda IDEMITSU Team at Valencia on Sunday, just two days later and the first preparations began in earnest for 2019 with an official test at the same venue. Despite a damp track at the start of the day, and rain bringing an early […]

Nov 18, 2018

  LCR Honda IDEMITSU rookie Takaaki Nakagami ended the 2018 MotoGP season in spectacular style as he was the top independent finisher at the Valencia Grand Prix. Heavy rain on Sunday ensured it was a chaotic closing contest with the initial race red-flagged after numerous crashes on a soaked Ricardo Tormo Circuit. A second 14-lap […]

Nov 17, 2018

LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider Takaaki Nakagami showed real fighting spirit and potential as he qualified in 14th place for the Valencia Grand Prix. More rain in south-east Spain ensured Saturday’s practice sessions took place in wet conditions, before Nakagami narrowly failed to progress from an ultra-competitive Q1 which featured a number of MotoGP’s biggest names. […]

Nov 16, 2018

  The opening day of the final MotoGP event of 2018 was affected by uncharacteristically heavy downpours at the Valencia circuit in Spain. It made going tough for Takaaki Nakagami and his LCR Honda IDEMITSU team, with the red flag brought out twice during the day to halt practice when there was too much standing […]

Nov 15, 2018

  With a lot of rain predicted to fall over the weekend, Taka is ready to use the opportunity to improve his skills in wet conditions with an eye already on the 2019 season. The 26-year-old will once again be joined in the LCR garage by Stefan Bradl in Valencia, with the German deputising for […]

Nov 07, 2018

On the eve of the annual EICMA Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan (8-11 November), the HRC Team announced its rider line-up for the 2019 MotoGP Championship along with fellow HRC motorsport personalities from MXGP, Rally and Trial. Directly from tripleheader stint the LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider Takaaki Nakagami paid a visit to the EICMA Motorcycle Show […]

Nov 04, 2018

LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider Takaaki Nakagami claimed another points finish after a battling performance at the Malaysia Grand Prix on Sunday. The Japanese talent started from the eighth row of the grid, but made up places to eventually finish in 14th position at the Sepang International Circuit as HRC secured the 2018 MotoGP Constructors title […]