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Moto2

Somkiat Superb in Motegi

Oct 20, 2019

After running in a top 3 position for the first few laps, only a little mistake prevented IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia’s Somkiat Chantra from achieving a better result, scoring three points.


Moto3

Difficult Race At Home for Honda Team Asia Riders

Oct 20, 2019

With grid positions that prevented challenging the leading group, Honda Team Asia riders Ai Ogura and Kaito Toba finished their home Grand Prix at Motegi 14th and 17th respectively.


IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup

Matsuyama Defends To Perfection for the Double at Buriram

Oct 7, 2019

Takuma Matsuyama has done the double at Buriram, snatching victory in Race 2 to complete the set and with it take the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup Championship lead.


Moto2

Chantra Achieves Best Result in Home Race

Oct 6, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's Somkiat Chantra finished 9th in a stunning performance in front of his home crowd in the intermediate class of the Thailand Grand Prix after starting the race 21st.


Moto3

Toba Overcomes Pain to Finish Seventh, Ogura Knocked Out of the Race

Oct 6, 2019

Both Honda Team Asia riders were highly competitive and eager in the lightweight class of the Thailand Grand Prix, fighting within the leading group for the podium until the final lap,


Moto2

Chantra Narrowly Misses Points Finish at Aragon

Sep 23, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Somkiat Chantra narrowly misses out on the points by finishing 16th in the Aragon Grand Prix.


Moto3

Ogura Clinches First Podium in Moto3

Sep 23, 2019

Honda Team Asia’s Ai Ogura finished the Moto3 Aragon race in a more than deserved second position, after executing a perfect strategy showing his enormous potential.


Moto2

Somkiat Chantra Scores Two Valuable Points at Misano

Sep 16, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia’s Somkiat Chantra finished 14th in a tight Misano Moto2 race, while teammate Andi Farid Izdihar finished in a commendable 24th position.


Moto3

Bad Luck For Honda Team Asia Riders in Misano

Sep 16, 2019

Despite a perfect strategy during the race, Honda Team Asia rider Ai Ogura fell on the last lap fighting for the podium.


Moto2

Much To Learn at Hot and Challenging Silverstone

Aug 25, 2019

After a difficult qualifying yesterday, IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's Somkiat Chantra fought hard in the Moto2 British Grand Prix, gaining confidence lap by lap to finish a very creditable 16th place, just missing out on the points.


Moto3

Honda Team Asia Riders Frustrated in Silverstone Thriller

Aug 25, 2019

Honda Team Asia's Ai Ogura was fighting at the front from Lap 1 of an exciting race under hot conditions in the UK, but lack of track experience meant he only managed 10th place. 


Moto2

Chantra Learns How to Fight Face to Face with the Best

Aug 12, 2019

IDEMISTU Honda Team Asia's Somkiat Chantra rode a superb race in Austria, battling many laps in the leading group.


Moto3

Mixed Track Conditions Complicate Race for Honda Team Asia

Aug 12, 2019

Honda Team Asia's Ai Ogura recovered 11 places, but his position on the grid penalized him.


Moto2

Chantra Scores Well-Earned Point at Brno

Aug 5, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's 21-year-old Thai rider, Somkiat Chantra, overcame left hand pain to finish in a brilliant 15th position in the intermediate class of the Czech Republic Grand Prix.


Moto3

Ogura Fights For The Podium

Aug 5, 2019

Honda Team Asia's Ai Ogura finished a fantastic sixth, while teammate Kaito crashed, missing his chance to achieve a good result in the lightweight category of the Czech Republic Grand Prix.


Moto3

Bittersweet Result in Sachsenring

Jul 8, 2019

Honda Team Asia's Ai Ogura made a heroic comeback to finish seventh, while a small mistake ruined a promising race for teammate Kaito Toba in the Moto3 German Grand Prix.


Moto2

Dimas Ekky Pratama to Miss the German GP

Jul 5, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's Dimas Ekky Pratama is not fully recovered after a head concussion suffered last week in Assen.


Moto3

Toba Crashes Fighting for Victory, Ogura Brilliant 6th

Jun 30, 2019

Both Honda Team Asia riders, Ai Ogura and Kaito Toba, had a serious chance of winning the Moto3 Dutch TT in Assen, boosting their confidence for the next race in Germany.


Moto2

Dimas and Chantra Miss the Dutch GP in Assen

Jun 30, 2019

Both IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia riders could not compete in the Moto2 Dutch TT in Assen.


IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup

Nishimura Wins Dramatic Race 1 at Sepang

Jun 17, 2019

Sho Nishimura extended his lead in the IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup standings after a dramatic Race 1 at Sepang International Circuit, with the first showdown cut short by a Red Flag after a mutliple-rider incident with five laps to go.


Moto2

Solid Performance from IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia in Catalunya

Jun 17, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia’s Somkiat Chantra finished just outside the points despite his physical problems, while Dimas Ekky Pratama achieved his best result of the season, at the Moto2 Catalan Grand Prix.


Moto3

Little Reward for Great Effort by Honda Team Asia

Jun 17, 2019

Honda Team Asia’s Kaito Toba crashed four corners from the end while leading the Moto3 Catalan Grand Prix, after starting in 24th position, while teammate Ai Ogura finished in a superb 6th position.


Moto2

Difficult Race for Pratama, Nagoe Gains Experience at Mugello

Jun 3, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's Dimas Ekky Pratama finished the Moto2 Italian Grand Prix in 24th place, while Teppei Nagoe, stepping in for Somkiat Chantra, crashed on Lap 5 after setting a fantastic lap time.


Moto3

Toba Crashes Fighting for the Lead, Salim Close to Points

Jun 3, 2019

It was a difficult Moto2 Italian Grand Prix for Honda Team Asia's Kaito Toba, who crashed after trying to recover the gap to the race leader.


Moto2

Chantra and Dimas Crash at Chaotic Le Mans

May 20, 2019

A cold track set the stage for a difficult Moto2 race at Le Mans, where IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia’s Somkiat Chantra had the rhythm to finish in the points and Dimas Ekky Pratama improved lap by lap, but crashed four laps before the end.


Moto3

Toba Loses Podium in the Final Turns, Ogura Crashes on Opening Lap

May 20, 2019

Honda Team Asia’s Kaito Toba entered the final corners with a real chance to win the race, but contact with Canet wiped out the possibility.


Moto2

Little Luck for IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia at Jerez

May 6, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia’s Somkiat Chantra overcame mechanical issues to finish in a remarkable 17th position in the Moto2 Spanish Grand Prix, while team-mate Dimas Ekky Pratama was knocked out in a Lap 1 crash.


Moto3

Best Result Ever for Honda Team Asia

May 6, 2019

Honda Team Asia riders Kaito Toba and Ai Ogura started the Moto3 Spanish Grand Prix from mid-field to give the team its best results to date, 6th and 9th respectively.


Moto2

Tough Day in America

April 15, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's Somkiat Chantra and Dimas Ekky Pratama finished 20th and 22nd respectively in the Moto2 Grand Prix of the Americas.


Moto3

Close to Top Ten for The Rookie

April 15, 2019

Honda Team Asia's Ai Ogura finished 11th, just out of the top ten in the Moto3 Grand Prix of the Americas, while teammate Kaito Toba did not finish the race.


Moto2

Chantra Races to First Points in Argentina Moto2

April 1, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia's Somkiat Chantra finished 10th in the Moto2 Argentine Grand Prix, earning him his first points in the 2019 season.


Moto3

Toba Continues to Lead Moto3

April 1, 2019

Honda Team Asia riders Kaito Toba and Ai Ogura finished 10th and 17th respectively in the Moto3 Argentine Grand Prix, keeping Toba in the lead on championship points.


IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup

Munandar Takes Magnificent First Win in Buriram

March 18, 2019

Afridza Munandar took his first ever Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup win in Race 1 at Chang International Circuit, pitching it to perfection in a frantic final corner to emerge ahead of Japanese duo Sho Nishimura and Takuma Matsuyama.


IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup

Nishimura Strikes First to Win Season Opener in Style

March 13, 2019

Sho Nishimura kicked off the 2019 Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup with a perfect performance in Race 1, pulling out all the stops to take the first win of the season in steamrolling style.


Moto2

Tough Race for IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia

March 11, 2019

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Dimas Ekky Pratama finished 24th in the season-opening Moto2 Qatar Grand Prix, while teammate did not manage to finish the race.


Moto3

Honda Team Asia Leads

March 11, 2019

Honda Team Asia riders Kaito Toba and Ai Ogura finished the Moto3 Qatar Grand Prix in 1st and 11th respectively, giving the team an early lead in the championship.


Moto2

Qatar test ends, now on to race weekend

March 5, 2019

The three days of testing in the Moto2 category came to an end, gaining very useful data for next week's Qatar round


Moto3

Preseason is over

March 5, 2019

Honda Team Asia Riders finish three days of testing, making clear where they stand as race week approaches.


Honda 2019 Motorsports Program Overview

January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its motorsports activities for the 2019 season and initiatives to expand the popularity of motorsports.


2019 Schedule

Moto2 / Moto3

TestingMar 03, 2019Qatar Qatar Moto2Moto3

Rd.01Mar 10, 2019Qatar Qatar Moto2Moto3

Rd.02Mar 31, 2019Argentina Argentina Moto2Moto3

Rd.03Apr 14, 2019United States United States Moto2Moto3

Rd.04May 05, 2019Spain Spain Moto2Moto3

Rd.05May 19, 2019France France Moto2Moto3

Rd.06Jun 02, 2019Italy Italy Moto2Moto3

Rd.07Jun 16, 2019Catalonia Catalonia Moto2Moto3

Rd.08Jun 30, 2019Netherlands Netherlands Moto2Moto3

Rd.09Jul 07, 2019Germany Germany Moto2Moto3

Rd.10Aug 04, 2019Czech Czech Republic Moto2Moto3

Rd.11Aug 11, 2019Austria Austria Moto2Moto3

Rd.12Aug 25, 2019United Kingdom United Kingdom Moto2Moto3

Rd.13Sep 15, 2019San Marino San Marino Moto2Moto3

Rd.14Sep 22, 2019Aragon Aragon Moto2Moto3

Rd.15Oct 06, 2019Thailand Thailand Moto2Moto3

Rd.16Oct 20, 2019Japan Japan Moto2Moto3

Rd.17Oct 27, 2019Australia Australia Moto2Moto3

Rd.18Nov 03, 2019Malaysia Malaysia Moto2Moto3

Rd.19Nov 17, 2019Valencia Valencia Moto2Moto3

IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup

Points Standings

IDEMITSU Asia Talent Cup

1 Takuma Matsuyama Japan 133
2 Sho Nishimura Japan 129
3 Afridza Munandar Indonesia 113
4 Adenanta Putra Indonesia 99
5 Warit Thongnoppakun Thailand 87
6 Tatchakorn Buasri Thailand 85
7 Herjun Firdaus Indonesia 65
8 Piyawat Patoomyos Thailand 61
9 Syarifuddin Azman Malaysia 58
10 Shoki Igarashi Japan 43

11 Jacob Roulstone Australia 37
12 Muhammad Idil Fitri Bin Mahadi Malaysia 34
13 Abdul Mutaqim Indonesia 33
14 Harrison Voight Australia 32
15 Hildhan Kusuma Indonesia 28
16 Ryosuke Bando Japan 25
17 Luke Power Australia 17
18 Rei Wakamatsu Japan 13
19 Buapa Thurakij Thailand 11
20 Kadir Erbay Turkey 10

Riders

Moto2IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia

#20 Dimas Ekky Pratama

Nationality: Indonesia

#35 Somkiat Chantra

Nationality: Thailand

Moto3Honda Team Asia

#27 Kaito Toba

Nationality: Japan

#79 Ai Ogura

Nationality: Japan

CEV

#31 Bill Van Eerde

Nationality: Australia / AsiaTalent Team

#32 Haruki Noguchi

Nationality: Japan / AsiaTalent Team

#33 Yuki Kunii

Nationality: Japan / AsiaTalent Team

#34 Mario Aji

Nationality: Indonesia / Astra Honda Racing Team