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Motorcycle Racing

The largest motorbike racing events in the world (Part 3)

Because of the harsh conditions of the track, the attendees often focus on suspension, good suspension to meet the terrain. Motocross is also distinguished by the different awarding format, sometimes with extra prizes for riders who overcome certain challenges in the race.

Naturally, the racer finishes first championship within the allotted time or number of laps depending on the manner in which the race is organized.

Supercross

The supercross world motorcycle racing tournament is a variation of Motocross but held indoors. Often held in stadiums with a different race condition than the steering wheel technique. In North America, Supercross is very developed.

However, in Europe, Motocross still dominates and people distinguish these two races through the way of organizing and temporarily calling Supercross to be held indoors and Motocross is outdoor.

Supermotor

The Supermoto world motorbike race is a mixed race combining asphalt and terrain. The type of motorbikes that participated in the race was mostly from the terrain of the Motocross. Due to the use of special terrain vehicles, so the technique of cornering is also very different

Other races such as MotoGP or Superbike commonly used cornering technique is the knee-lowering technique, but in Supermoto the driver will hug the crab with a straightened leg and use the car’s inertia to make a nice face.

Enduro

Enduro is a genre of off-road racing that focuses on the durability of the vehicle and the driver. Normally each driver must complete a lap of more than 10 miles (more than 15km) of terrain through the forest.

The race will set many stages with the goal of finishing within a certain time, and there will be penalties if done earlier or late, so the “punctuality” factor is most important. A standard race usually takes place within 3-4 hours, some other races take place over a longer period of time.

In national or international tournaments, the race can take place for many days, the maintenance of vehicles is strictly controlled during the race to ensure fairness.

These include the famous Enduro races like the World Enduro Championship (WEC) across Europe, and the most prominent one is the International Six Days Enduro competing against teams from many countries.

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Betting on racing

F1 Organizers Signed A Big Contract With A Betting Company

The $ 100 million deal between the F1 Organizing Committee and the betting companies is causing a lot of controversy both commercial and legal, but it is undeniable that betting players will have access to “extensive”. more on the fiery races in the future.

Recently, Liberty Media, the organizer of the F1, has signed a sponsorship deal worth up to $ 100 million with sports betting companies. This is considered one of the turning point in the history of Formula One racing, not only by the value of the contract but also by the partner is the unit operating in the “sensitive” field.

The contract signed at this time also raises fears “octopus hose” of these tycoons will manipulate the world’s most exciting speed sport. However, tycoon John Malone, who owned Liberty Media in 2016 for $ 8 billion, did not think so.

On the other hand, Bernie Ecclestone, who ran the tournament for nearly 40 years before being acquired by Liberty Media, said he had always refused lucrative deals from the group of betting companies because he believed that That will ruin the image of F1.

But at the moment, the Liberty Media team, including Commercial Director Sean Bratches, thinks this is a great deal. The director said that the benefits from increased income and viewers will help the racing team have more budget to reinvest and help the tournament develop more.

It is clear that sponsorship will help upgrade this tournament and make it more appealing to the viewers. You have to balance the professional and the service of the audience. This contract is a great opportunity. Let us do both of those things well.

Although no specific numbers were disclosed, the media speculated that the contract was worth $ 100 million within 5 years. This is considered a top value contract when placed next to big deals like with Rolex.

Regarding concerns about the dominance of betting units, the F1 Organizing Committee said it would shake hands with Sportradar, a familiar name in the investigation and prevention of sports betting settlement in the world.

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MotoGP Racing

Covid-19: Many MotoGP Races Were Canceled

The reason given is due to the influence of the audience from Italy. MotoGP has to announce that they will cancel some MotoGP racing due to Corona virus outbreak. This is not a good news for motor racing fans.

FIM, IRTA and Dorna said they felt sorry to have to make a decision to cancel the MotoGP system, the cause of this decision is that Qatar has implemented a policy of restricting travel for the audience from Italy.

Qatar announced that all passengers arriving in the capital, Doha, on direct flights from Italy or having been in Italy for the past two weeks will be sent a 14-day quarantine.

The current Moto2 and Moto3 systems have not yet been announced, in part because the teams of Moto2 and Moto3 were present at the Losai International racetrack earlier this week to test run. Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup has not been canceled.

The Qatar race is the only MotoGP race during the evening. As planned, the race will officially start this weekend from 6/3 to 8/3. With the cancellation of the race in Qatar, the race at Chang International Stadium (Thailand) will be the first race of this year, taking place on March 20-22. Of course whether the race in Thailand takes place or not is still uncertain.

Not only MotoGP, F1 are afftected too. As planned, the first stage will take place in Australia on 12-15 March, the second stage in Bahrain on 20-22 March and early April is in Hanoi, Vietnam, April 3-5.

On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Covid-19 as a global pandemic and said it was extremely worried about both its spread and the alarming severity, both in terms of sexuality. alarming lack of action. As of morning 13/3 in the world there were 134,911 people infected in 127 countries and territories, and a cruise ship (Diamond Princess), including 4,989 deaths.

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Motorcycle Racing

Honda Asia-Dream Racing with SHOWA Announces 2020 Racing Plan

Honda is a famous manufacturer in the production and distribution of vehicles. In particular, the highlights are motorcycles and moto. The Honda Asia-Dream Racing with SHOWA team is made up of top Honda company employees and Honda teams throughout Asia and Oceania. Recently, the team shared their plan for motorsport in the 2020 season at a press conference taking place ahead of the Sepang 8 Hours, the FIM Endurance World Championships at Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia.

In 2019, the Honda Asia-Dream Racing team has completed the Asian Motorcycle Racing (ARRC 2019) category ASB1000 with the 4th place. And Racer Zaqwan Zaidi took 3rd place overall. The team also took 12th place in the JSB1000 category in the 2019 All-Japan Road Race Championship (JSB) and won 11th place in the Suzuka 8 -hour endurance race.

In 2020, the team will continue to make efforts to compete in ASB1000, ARRC with the goal of winning the championship. The team will also participate in the 8-hour Suzuka and JSB 1000 tournaments with the goal of completing the race with the best results. Makoto Tamada, the former MotoGP racing champion, and manager of the Honda Asia-Dream Racing team since its inception will continue to play the role of team manager. Malaysian rider Zaqwan Zaidi, former SS600 champions, will continue to play for the team in the championship goal.

In addition, Gerry Salim, AP250, ARRC 2018 champion, along with Indonesian racing team Astra Honda Racing, will join Zaqwan Zaidi for Honda Asia-Dream Racing with SHOWA

Both Honda Asia-Dream Racing riders will use the Honda CBR1000RR-R, a new racing machine from the famous CBR line newly introduced at EICMA 2019. Using this model, Honda Asia-Dream Racing will be one of the racing teams. head over in Asia and Oceania.

Honda Asia-Dream Racing with SHOWA team will make every effort to bring the best results to realize Honda’s dream and riders to become the leading team and riders at world-class motorbike races.

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Bike Racing

Honda Announced 2020 Racing Operation Plan

Honda has recently announced its participation in the Dakar Rally 2020 as well as 2020 World Championship Racing.

Until now, Honda has participated in many motor racing categories of world championships managed by Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) with factory teams operated by Honda Racing Corporation (HRC).

2019 is the year marking the 60th anniversary of Honda’s first participation in the Isle of Man TT Racing in 1959. 2019 is also the year that Honda riders have won the championship title at the The prestigious items are FIM MotoGP World Championship, FIM Motocross World Championship and FIM Trial World Championship.

By 2020, the racing teams of the manufacturer HRC will aim to protect the championship at MotoGP, Motocross and Trials. Moreover, HRC’s production team will continue to compete at the Dakar Rally World Championship, which will take place from South America to Saudi Arabia from next year.

From the 2020 season, Honda will also bring its HRC manufacturer racing team to the FIM Superbike World Championship, with two drivers Álvaro Bautista (Spanish national) and Leon Haslam (British national), together Racing cars based on the new CBR1000RR-R FIREBLADE SP. Takumi Takahashi – the champion of MFJ * 3 All Japan Road Race Championship 2017 will also participate in the FIM Superbike World Championship, playing for Honda’s satellite team MIE Racing Team.

Many other Honda racing teams such as: F.C.C. TSR Honda France will also continue to strive to be the top of the FIM Endurance World Championship, or the Honda HRC Team (Honda American manufacturer race team) will continue to compete to win the title at 450SX in the League. won the AMA * 4 Supercross Championship.

Sports racing has become a driving force for Honda, through competition at various races, Honda technology and personnel are more prominent than ever. Racing spirit and technology applied in the field of racing has become a part of many Honda products. Honda will continue its efforts to realize the slogan “The Power of Dreams” to its customers through motorsport products, services and activities.