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    Motorsports: Honda Performance Development reveals new ARX-04b LMP2 coupe
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    Make no mistake about it: Honda is big in racing. It was the first Japanese automaker to enter Formula One, remains the most successful and is set to return as an engine supplier next season. It's powered more IndyCar race winners and champions than any other manufacturer, hands down. Honda has ...

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    Official: Acura TLX GT racecar to make motorsports debut at Detroit Grand Prix
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    Acura debuted its TLX GT racecar at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, and it looks like the racer is set to get its first competitive outing in Motown as well. The RealTime Racing team is competing with a single car driven by Peter Cunningham for the Pirelli World Challenge rounds ...

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    Motorsports: Honda getting in on the Daytona Prototype racing action
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    Racing fans at Sebring are plenty used to seeing Honda powering into the winner's circle, the Japanese motor company having claimed class victories at the endurance race in Florida in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Those were all in the LMP2 category, but with the Twelve Hours of Sebring now ...

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    Official: Honda unveils new 3.5-liter racing engine
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    Honda is following Ford's lead and debuting the second twin-turbocharged V6 to be used by Daytona Prototypes in the United Sports Car Championship. The wait won't be long to see it on track because the new engine will debut with the Starworks Motorsport team in a Riley Gen3 prototype chassis at the ...

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    SEMA: Honda HPD Supercharged CR-Z Concept is the one we've been longing for
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    The staunchest Honda geeks among us have always wanted the CR-Z to be a great car, even if its particular blend of performance and fuel economy have not exactly been sales gold for the Japanese automaker. How to reconcile this incongruence in the car's character? Supercharge the sucker and ...

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    Official: Honda Performance Development CR-Z ready to hit Le Mans
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    Honda is heading to Le Mans. No, we're not talking about the Acura ARX-02a that competes against Audi and Peugeot in the LMP class. Honda Performance Development is taking its race-prepped CR-Z to the 24 Hours of Le Mans to run exhibition laps before the start of the big show. Currently, the ...

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    Honda Performance Development unveils new ARX-01e LMP1 racer
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    After four years of dominating the LMP2 class in the American Le Mans Series, Highcroft Racing is stepping up the big leagues this year, and this is the car with which they aim to do it. The new ARX-01e uses the same basic chassis and engine as the LMP2 car on which it's based, but features a ...

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    Honda to supply new 2.4L turbo V6 for 2012 Indycars
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    Honda Performance Development will continue its involvement in IndyCar through the 2012 season when new engine and chassis rules take effect. The current, normally aspirated 3.5-liter V8s will be replaced after the 2011 season with smaller displacement and lower cost units that are limited to ...

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    Honda introduces new 2.8L turbo V6 for 2011 LMP2 race cars
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    2011 Honda Performance Development 2.8-liter turbo V6 – Click above to enlarge
    Earlier this week, the Automobile Club de l'Ouest announced revised technical regulations that will go into effect for the 2011 season. Much like the current American Le Mans Series rules, the current LMP1 and ...

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    Le Mans 2010: Peugeot grabs first four grid spots, Corvette on GT2 pole
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    Peugeot 908 HDi qualifying for Le Mans 2010 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans is getting quite predictable, with the big question being which of the Peugeot 908s will come out on top. After three timed sessions over two days, the No. 3 Peugeot ...

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    Officially Official: Lotus, Cosworth back in the IndyCar series
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    Lotus Cosworth KV Racing IndyCar rendering – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lotus is officially returning to the IndyCar series in 2010 in partnership with engine builder Cosworth and KV Racing. Lotus, as you well know, has a long history with Indy-style open-wheel racing, dating ...

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    Honda Performance Development kicks off Grassroots Motorsports Initiative
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    Following BMW's move into providing factory racing parts for amateurs, if you're a licensed racer in a Honda, you can now buy racing products directly from the Big Red H. Honda Performance Development is making the move into privateer support by opening Honda Racing Line, a membership portal that ...

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    Honda proposes Fit engine to replace classic Formula Ford mill
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    Honda FF engine demonstrator - click above for a high res image
    As Formula Ford celebrates its 40th birthday this weekend at Road America, Honda is stepping up to the plate with a proposal for a new engine. The entry-level, open-wheel class has been using a "Kent" 1.6-liter since its inception and ...

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    Acura Le Mans program hits the track
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    Testing began for Acura's 2007 American Le Mans Series program this week with a two-day test at Firebird International Raceway in Arizona. Acura's brand new LM V8 engine was fitted to a Lola B05/40 chassis for the test by Lowe's Fernandez Racing, led by owner/driver Adrian Fernandez, and Honda ...

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    Acura announces 2007 American Le Mans Series lineup
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    Honda Performance Development is leveraging its involvement with the Indy Racing League to launch a three-team effort for the 2007 ALMS season. IndyCar veterans Fernandez Racing and Andretti Green Racing will join the Acura LMP2-class effort, along with Highcroft Racing.Fernandez Racing will mount ...

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