Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. will unleash its first legacy moto3 machine NSF250R in Indian domestic racing over the weekend, the auto giant said in a statement.
Round 2 of MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship will see two firsts from Honda.
Besides the moto3 machine NSF250R, Honda will also enter the ProStock 201-300cc category of national championship, with the aim to expand its brand leadership in national championship even further.
Driving Honda’s pitch of structural development and brand leadership further are 19 young riders participating in IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup (NSF250R & CBR150R classes) and 13 riders in the 2 classes of National Championship (ProStock 201-300cc & ProStock 165cc).
Meanwhile, starting round 2, Honda will also bring out the big guns and for the first time ever Indian two-wheeler racing will match global standards. The structured development platform of IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup now will get more muscle with the Moto3 machine NSF 250R in addition to CBR 150R.
The riders include Thailand Talent Cup riders Mohammad Mikail and Kritik Habib in addition to 12 year Sarthak from Pune and Varoon, Charan T, Geoffrey, Kavin from Chennai and Mohsin from Mallapuram.
Further, 11 of 2018 IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Hunt finds from Aizawl, Chennai, Trichy, Bengaluru, Vizag & Pune will complete IDEMITSU Honda India Talent Cup-CBR150R class grid including Race 1 podium earners Lal Nunsunga, Lalrinuala Tlau from Aizawl.