The 28-twelve months-weak will remain with the LCR Honda Idemitsu squad for 2021 and beyond

Honda Racing Company (HRC) has launched that it has reached an agreement with 28-twelve months-weak Japanese rider Takaaki Nakagami to lengthen their contract for added than one years starting in 2021. He’ll join Alex Marquez in the LCR Honda garage, with eight-time World Champion Marc Marquez being joined by Pol Espargaro in the Repsol Honda box.

Nakagami started his Moto2™ occupation in 2012 and, from 2014, he raced for IDEMITSU Honda Crew Asia as part of Honda’s actions to nurture world-class riders from Asia. In 2018, the Japanese rider moved up to the premier class and carried out his debut season in 20th build of dwelling overall. The following twelve months he used to be ranked 13th.

This season up to now, Nakagami currently sits 5th in the MotoGP™ World Championship, finishing all over the tip 10 in every bustle alongside side a occupation-most productive fourth build of dwelling and a occupation-first entrance row at the Elephantine Prix of Styria. Now, the person from Chiba in Japan has his sights spot on a debut premier class podium construct.

Takaaki Nakagami: “I’m very elated so as to proceed racing for LCR Honda IDEMITSU in 2021 and beyond. I’m grateful to Honda for their correct toughen, permitting me to ship out my fleshy seemingly this season. I will seemingly be doing my most productive to function secure results for the last races, and fetch on that momentum subsequent twelve months. I’m aiming bigger with Honda. I observe ahead to your persevered toughen.”

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Tetsuhiro Kuwata, HRC Director and Bustle Operations Management Division Fundamental Manager: “I am very elated that we are in a position to proceed to combat with Takaaki Nakagami in the MotoGP class subsequent season onwards. I am in level of truth grateful to the followers and IDEMITSU who fetch supported his occupation up to now. This season, Nakagami’s efficiency has been secure, finishing all over the aspects in every bustle, and is currently fifth.

“His presence in the MotoGP class is on the upward push, and we observe ahead to his efficiency in the last races. He’ll be joined by Alex Marquez from subsequent twelve months, and I hope the two teammates will seemingly be in a location to ship out potentially the most productive in every completely different, and ship the team better results than ever earlier than.”

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