RC211V – Five Years of Evolution The RC211V Chronicle 2002 – 2006 Models

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RC211V – Five Years of Evolution The RC211V Chronicle 2002 – 2006 Models

2002 was a year of revolutionary rule changes in world championship motorcycle racing.
It was also the year Honda unveiled the RC211V.
Packed with new technology and ideas as well as a unique V5 engine layout, the bike's outstanding performance quickly gained a high reputation among riders.
Winning both the rider's and constructor's titles in its debut year, the RC211V opened the door to a new era of motorcycle racing.
We trace the evolution of this pioneering MotoGP machine from 2002 to 2006, after which it was succeeded by the RC212V.

48 Victories Reports on the RC211V's 48 GP wins

With the RC211V, Honda won a total of 48 MotoGP victories.
This is the record of that dramatic story.

*Click the race name to go to that report.

1

2002

4.7

Japan GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

2

2002

4.21

South Africa GP

Tohru Ukawa

Repsol Honda Team

3

2002

5.5

Spain GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

4

2002

5.19

France GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

5

2002

6.2

Italia GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

6

2002

6.16

Catalunya GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

7

2002

6.29

Netherlands GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

8

2002

7.14

Great Britain GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

9

2002

7.21

Germany GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

10

2002

9.8

Portugal GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

11

2002

9.21

Brazilian GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

12

2002

10.6

Pacific GP

Alex Barros

West Honda Team

13

2002

10.20

Australia GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

14

2002

11.3

Valencia GP

Alex Barros

West Honda Team

15

2003

4.6

Japan GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

16

2003

4.27

South Africa GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

17

2003

5.11

South Spanish GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

18

2003

5.25

French GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

19

2003

6.8

Italy GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

20

2003

6.28

Dutch GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

21

2003

7.13

British GP

Max Biaggi

Camel Pramac Pons Honda

22

2003

7.27

German GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

23

2003

8.17

Czech GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

24

2003

9.7

Portuguese GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

25

2003

9.20

Rio GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

26

2003

10.5

Japan GP

Max Biaggi

Camel Pramac Pons Honda

27

2003

10.12

Malaysia GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

28

2003

10.19

Australian GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

29

2003

11.2

Spanish GP

Valentino Rossi

Repsol Honda Team

30

2004

5.2

Spanish GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

31

2004

5.16

French GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

32

2004

7.4

Brazilian GP

Makoto Tamada

Camel Honda

33

2004

7.18

German GP

Max Biaggi

Camel Honda

34

2004

8.22

Czech GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

35

2004

9.19

Japan GP

Makoto Tamada

Camel Honda

36

2004

10.2

Qatar GP

Sete Gibernau

Team Telefonica Movistar Honda

37

2005

4.17

Portugal GP

Alex Barros

Camel Honda

38

2005

7.10

U.S.A. GP

Nicky Hayden

Repsol Honda Team

39

2005

10.23

Turkish GP

Marco Melandri

Team Movistar Honda MotoGP

40

2005

11.6

Valencia GP

Marco Melandri

Team Movistar Honda MotoGP

41

2006

4.30

Turkish GP

Marco Melandri

Fortuna Honda

42

2006

5.14

Chinese GP

Dani Pedrosa

Repsol Honda Team

43

2006

5.21

France GP

Marco Melandri

Fortuna Honda

44

2006

6.24

Netherlands GP

Nicky Hayden

Repsol Honda Team

45

2006

7.2

Great Britain GP

Dani Pedrosa

Repsol Honda Team

46

2006

7.23

U.S.A. GP

Nicky Hayden

Repsol Honda Team

47

2006

9.17

Australia GP

Marco Melandri

Fortuna Honda

48

2006

10.15

Portugal GP

Toni Elias

Fortuna Honda

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