GAS, on occasion of the new Repsol Honda MotoGP Team’s presentation that took place today in Madrid at the presence of the top management of the world’s leading motorcycle makers and of the President and founder of the Vicenza-based jeanswear brand, Claudio Grotto, celebrates this important anniversary with the extension of the contract for the 2013 and 2014 world championships and unveiling the new uniforms for the team and the HRC staff, Honda’s racing arm.
The line, a perfect blend of comfort and style including high performance, perfectly fitting jackets, fleeces, shorts, polo shirts and pants, produced and distributed – in the replica version – exclusively by GAS, has undergone a complete restyling with valuable assistance from the Romagna-born racing designer Aldo Drudi of Cattolica, who has worked with many leading names in motorcycling.
Today in Repsol’s Headquarters in Madrid, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Márquez revealed the new look Honda RC213V for the 2013 season during a crowded Team Launch to the international media.
The exciting new graphic introduces a fresh style to the factory Honda Team who celebrate their 19th year in partnership with title sponsors, Spanish Oil and Gas giants, Repsol. Team riders for 2013, MotoGP runner-up Dani Pedrosa and Moto2 Champion Marc Márquez, dressed in the new team uniform provided by GAS, have enjoyed a long winter break, but both are eager to start the new season.
Shuhei Nakamoto, HRC Executive Vice-President was present in Madrid to introduce the riders and explain a new team structure for the coming season which will see Mr. Livio Suppo as Team Principal, Mr. Takeo Yokoyama as Team Technical Director and Mr. Hideki Iwano as Team Director. Former Technical Director, Mr. Shinichi Kokubu, will be the new HRC General Manager of the Technology Development Division.
Pedrosa and Márquez will have their first outing of 2013 when the team arrives in Malaysia for the first test, scheduled for the 5-7 February.
The Repsol Honda Team 2013 Media Site is now ‘live’, where you can access news and images on the riders and team.