Honda Automobiles: Honda to be Partnering Sponsor in 2014 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Posted on 08. Jun, 2014 by in Honda Canada

As a serve prolongation of a flourishing joining to grassroots racing in North America, Honda announced currently that it is creation a vital joining to a 2014 regulating of a mythological Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, as both a unite and foe participant, with skeleton to margin products in 7 graphic foe classes. In addition, Honda will be operative with a AMA and a Pikes Peak ancillary physique on  improvements that will yield new levels of reserve to a Motorcycle / ATV / UTV / Sidecar competitors.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. will lapse as a Partnering Sponsor for a 2014 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, a second time a association has participated as a corporate unite of a mythological foe event. The 92nd regulating of a Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will take place on Sunday, Jun 29.

In addition, Honda Power Sports will be a central ATV / UTV of a event, showcasing a latest products to support a ancillary body.

“Pikes Peak presents us with a singular eventuality to showcase Honda’s different product lineup and to vitalise Honda fans around a world, as we work to serve strengthen Honda’s participation in racing during all levels,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, boss of Honda Performance Development, a racing arm of American Honda. “Our associates will be operative tough between now and Race Day to ready this different margin of foe vehicles and showcase a Honda Racing Spirit.”

This year also represents a initial time a aspirant during Pikes Peak has worked with a ancillary physique to urge altogether reserve during a ancestral event. Showcasing a tellurian joining to safety, Honda has worked with a AMA and a Pikes Peak ancillary physique to exercise a race-proven record of AirFence Provided by RoadRacing World Action Fund on pivotal corners of a course. The AirFence has been successfully used in maestro motorcycle racing worldwide and promises to raise a 92nd regulating of a Pikes Peak mountain climb.

With support from Honda’s North American RD and motorsports companies – Honda RD Americas, Inc. and Honda Performance Development, Inc. – a association will debate a extended operation of Honda and Acura vehicles, as good as Honda motorcycles and ATVs. Honda will showcase a different operation of fun-to-drive/ride products and will margin products in 7 foe classes, building on a rare turn of impasse in 2013.

Along with vehicles grown and piloted by Honda’s North American associates underneath a banners of Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Team-Honda Research (THR), Honda is also ancillary 2011 Pikes Peak Rookie of a Year and second-place altogether finisher Romain Dumas in his possess entrance of a Honda-powered Norma RD Limited antecedent framework in a Unlimited class.

As a serve prolongation of Honda’s sponsorship effort, Honda Power Equipment will be ancillary foe operations, with Honda generators providing electricity and light to a pits and entertainment area. Honda Power Sports will also be providing Honda ATV / UTV products to support a ancillary physique during foe week.

Honda 2014 Pikes Peak entries:

Honda has competed in a Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on a reduction desirous scale in a new past. In 2011, Honda campaigned a Fit hatchback that was built and piloted by Honda engineers from North America. In 2012, a association fielded an Acura NSX powered by an ALMS P2 twin-turbo V-6 engine granted by Honda Performance Development (HPD), and given with an ex-Le Mans physique and wide-body kit, with support from members of a Ohio-based Honda of America Race Team (HART). Prior to that, Honda set annals in EV difficulty in 1994 and 1999 with a Honda EV Plus. In 2013, Honda competed in 10 graphic racing classes with 11 vehicles – a many of any singular O.E.M. in a story of Pikes Peak. At this event, Honda is stability a efforts to showcase a racing suggestion and a joining to safety. This year also outlines a initial time Honda will be ancillary Romain Dumas with Honda energy to plea a Unlimited class.

About Honda

Honda determined operations in America in 1959, and now employs some-more than 26,000 associates in a U.S. sales, RD and production operations with a collateral investment of some-more than $12.5 billion.

Based on a longstanding joining to “build products tighten to a customer”, Honda operates 14 vital production comforts in North America, producing a far-reaching operation of Honda and Acura automobiles, vehicle engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, and energy apparatus products such as weed mowers, mini-tillers and ubiquitous purpose engines, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

Seven Honda automobile plants in a region, including 4 in a U.S., have a ability to furnish 1.92 million automobiles any year. In 2013, scarcely 95 percent of a Honda and Acura automobiles sole in a U.S. were constructed in North America.

Honda operates vital investigate and growth centers in a U.S. that entirely design, rise and operative many of a products Honda produces in North America.

About Honda Performance Development, Inc.

HPD was founded in 1993 as a opening arm of American Honda, to spearhead a company’s entrance into Indy automobile racing. No other manufacturer has matched Honda’s success in Indy cars, that includes 205 foe victories, 15 drivers’ championships, 6 manufacturers’ championships and 9 uninterrupted Indianapolis 500 victories (2004-2012).

In 2013, Honda powered maestro Scott Dixon to 4 foe wins and a 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series championship; and Tristan Vautier to array Rookie of a Year honors.

HPD’s antecedent racing efforts have resulted in some-more than 60 victories and mixed American Le Mans Series championships. The company’s sports-car racing entrance in 2007 during a 12 Hours of Sebring noted a initial win for HPD’s LM-V8 engine and a initial for a Honda racing engine designed and grown outward of Japan. HPD won a LMP2 pretension in a initial 2012 World Endurance Championship and has twice won a LMP2 difficulty during a 24 Hours of Le Mans given 2010.

In 2013, HPD and Honda again swept a LMP1 and LMP2 manufacturers’, engine, group and drivers’ championships in a American Le Mans Series; while HPD-equipped Strakka Racing claimed a LMP1 difficulty win during a 24 Hours of Le Mans for private group entries.

HPD participates in foe on both dual wheels and four. The association offers a finish line of foe engines for cars from weed roots to pinnacle; for professional, pledge and entry-level racers. For some-more information about HPD and a company’s racing and Street Performance product lines, greatfully revisit http://hpd.honda.com

About Honda Power Equipment
Honda Power Equipment, a multiplication of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., markets a finish operation of outside energy equipment, including generators, lawnmowers, tillers, trimmers, pumps, snowblowers, outboard sea engines, and ubiquitous purpose engines for commercial, let and residential applications. Its extensive product line is powered exclusively by 4-stroke engines.

About Team Honda Research
Founded in 1996 and covering both Ohio and Los Angeles, THR has a record of success racing Honda and Acura products in Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), NASA, and Rally-America competition, with some-more than 50 foe victories in a accumulation of classes.

 

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