Acura Automobiles: Honda Combines Company Resources For Assault On 2014 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Posted on 25. Jun, 2014 by in Acura Canada

  • Honda continues competition sponsorship and participation
  • Working with AMA to deliver new reserve technologies
  • Honda to margin 6 vehicles, 10 motorcycles in mixed classes

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb takes place on one of a harrowing competition circuits in a world, as automobiles, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles from around a creation competition to a 14,115-foot limit of Pikes Peak.

And while Honda has always focused a efforts on removing to a tip of a towering before everybody else, this year a association has taken a groundbreaking step toward creation a 92nd using of a Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as protected as possible.

Honda has worked with a American Motorcyclist Association to deliver a use of AirFence Provided by RoadRacing World Action Fund record during several pivotal corners of a competition course. The use of a innovative reserve fencing outlines a initial time that a Pikes Peak aspirant has worked with a supporting physique to urge altogether reserve during a event.

“Honda is unapproachable to have worked with a AMA and eventuality organizers to boost reserve for a competitors of a Pikes Peak International Hill Climb,” pronounced Senior Vice President and General Manager of Honda Division, Jeff Conrad. “Honda has a prolonged and successful story during Pikes Peak, and assisting to boost a reserve on a competition march allows a drivers and riders to concentration on removing to a tip of a towering as fast as possible!”

AirFence consists of a complement of connected air-filled bladders, portion as a soothing wall reserve separator to strengthen motorcycle racers from approach hit with plain objects.  The RoadRacing World Action Fund, an classification dedicated to improving a reserve for motorcycle racing, has supposing this record to circuits opposite North America by an persisting investigate and account lifting program.

Making a march safer will, of course, concede competitors to run faster, that is something Honda is some-more than accustomed to during Pikes Peak. Honda-powered vehicles have taken during slightest one category feat during a mythological eventuality in any of a final 12 years, and have prisoner 44 wins overall.

Looking to extend that streak, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Honda RD have assimilated army to margin 6 vehicles for Honda associates in this year’s race. In addition, Honda is providing energy for 2013 altogether runner-up Romain Dumas’ Norma M20 ‘RD Limited’ in his follow for a altogether title.

The mild bid between Honda companies will see Honda associates racing a different lineup of vehicles in a event, trimming from a Fit EV to a first-generation NSX, along with a Honda CBR600RR motorcycle and a Honda TRX450 All-Terrain Vehicle.

Ten other competitors will contest on Honda motorcycles in a event’s several classes, roving Honda 250, 450, 600 and 1000cc machines.

Extending a eventuality support over a competition track, Honda earnings as a Partnering Sponsor for a 2014 event, Honda Power Sports will be a central ATV/UTV of a eventuality and Honda Power Equipment will yield electricity and light to a pits and entertainment areas, by a use of Honda generators.

 

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