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  • Honda Anticipates Exciting 2012 IZOD IndyCar Season
    03/19/2012 - A 10-driver lineup that has combined for three Indianapolis 500 victories, six IZOD IndyCar Series championships – including the last five drivers' championships in succession – and 65 IndyCar race wins will lead the Honda effort in ...
  • 12 Hours of Sebring Race Report
    03/18/2012 - Circuit: Sebring International Raceway (3.74-mile road course) Sebring, FL Weather: Clear, warm, afternoon high 86 degrees F Race Results: Ps. Class Drivers Team Engine/Chassis Laps/Notes ...
  • 2012 Honda North American Motorsports Strategy
    03/13/2012 - "Ever since I was appointed as the president of the company, I have been prompting systems and capabilities which enable us to develop edgy products." - Takanobu Ito, Honda Motor Co. CEO; November, 2011; Tokyo Motor Show Introduction ...
  • Honda to Power Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing
    02/24/2012 - American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power a single-car effort from Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing for young American driver Josef Newgarden in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced t...
  • Honda Performance Development Expands Professional Touring Car Program
    02/21/2012 - Honda Performance Development's production-based racing program continues to grow as the 2012 racing season begins, with customer Honda and Acura teams racing in Touring Car series in both the United States and Canada.
  • Honda Indy V8 Honored by Race Engine Magazine
    02/10/2012 - Race Engine Technology magazine, a respected British technical publication, has named the Honda Indy V8 engine as its "North American Race Engine of the Year" for 2011. In its latest issue, the Honda Indy V8 engine was recognized by Rac...
  • Honda Performance Development Unveils Ambitious Worldwide Sports-Prototype Effort
    02/08/2012 - Honda Performance Development today unveiled its largest customer endurance racing program to date, as six teams will campaign a total of seven HPD-powered LMP1 and LMP2 prototypes in the 2012 World Endurance Championship and the America...
  • Honda to Power Dale Coyne Racing in 2012
    01/25/2012 - American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power a two-car effort from Dale Coyne Racing in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced today. Under terms of the agreement, HPD will provide i...
  • 2012 Honda Civic Si Makes Racing Debut At 25 Hours of Thunderhill
    12/04/2011 - Honda Performance Development, in partnership with the Ohio-based Honda of America Racing Team (HART), gave the 2012 Honda Civic Si a successful competition debut at this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Developed for racing in the Gra...
  • Honda Returns to 25 Hours of Thunderhill
    11/30/2011 - Honda Performance Development, in partnership with the Ohio-based Honda of America Racing Team (HART), will field a 2012 Honda Civic Si at this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Developed for competition in the Grand-Am’s Continental...
  • Honda to Power Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
    11/03/2011 - American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power Rahal Letterman Lanigan in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced today.
  • 2012 Honda Civic Si Wows At SEMA Show
    2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe HFP (SEMA)
    11/01/2011 - Seven modified 2012 Civic Si Coupes and Sedans are featured prominently in the Honda booth at the 2011 SEMA Show, which opens today. The all-new 2012 Civic Si Coupe and Civic Si Sedan emphasize the performance potential of the Civic line...
  • 2012 Honda Civic Si Project Vehicle Program
    Marc Sours talks about HPD's activities at the 2011 SEMA show
    11/01/2011 - Reaching out to the import community, Honda invited three independent vehicle tuners to build and display their 2012 Honda Civic Si concepts at the 2011 SEMA Show.
  • Pagenaud to Sample Honda Formula F at Las Vegas
    10/03/2011 - Pacific Formula F Super Series participants will have a chance to test themselves against one of the world's best all-round racers this weekend at the Las Vegas season finale for the open-wheel racing championship, as Simon Pagenaud join...
  • HPD, Level 5 Dominate LMP2 at Petit Le Mans
    10/02/2011 - The new Honda Performance Development ARX-01g continues its successful run in American Le Mans Series LMP2 competition, with Level 5 Motorsports dominating the category at Saturday’s Petit Le Mans, finishing sixth overall and eight lap...
  • Honda, Acura Racers Shine at SCCA Runoffs
    09/28/2011 - Honda and Acura racers claimed one national championship and an additional five podium (top three) finishes as the Sports Car Club of America [SCCA] National Championship "Runoffs" returned to the famed Road America circuit in Elkhart La...
  • Honda Performance Development Cost-Capped LMP2 Chassis Scores Debut Win at Laguna Seca
    09/22/2011 - A class-winning, fourth overall finish for the new Honda Performance Development ARX-01g and Level 5 Motorsports last weekend at Laguna Seca Raceway delivered the 2011 American Le Mans Series LMP2 drivers' championships for team owner Sc...
  • Honda Racers Star at NASA National Championships
    09/21/2011 - The National Auto Sport Association (NASA) National Championship returned to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course September 6-11, with more than 40 Honda and Acura racers in attendance and claiming four class national titles. An impressive 34...
  • Honda Performance Development Boosts 2011 NASA Championship Program
    08/16/2011 - Honda Performance Development (HPD) and American Honda have increased support for the 2011 National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Championships, Sept. 6-11 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. A national championship will n...
  • Honda to Power Sam Schmidt Motorsports in 2012
    08/05/2011 - American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power Sam Schmidt Motorsports in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series, HPD and the team announced today. Under terms of the agreement, HPD will provide its new, turboch...