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Motor Sport Milestones

1961 Jun.: Honda sweeps top five places in Isle of Man TT Race (125cc; 250cc).(1)










1962 Sep.: Suzuka Circuit is completed.
Honda wins Constructor's Championship in World GP 125cc, 250cc and 350cc classes.

1964 Aug.: Honda's first F1 entry.

1965 Oct.: Honda's first F1 victory in Mexico Grand Prix.(2)

1966 Sep.: Honda wins Constructor's Championship in all classes (50cc; 125cc; 250cc; 350cc; 500cc) at the World Grand Prix, an international first.
Brabham Honda F2 car establishes a world record of 11 consecutive victories.

1981 Sep.: Honda wins Motocross World for 3years consecutirely.

1982 Jan.: XR500R wins Paris-Dakar Rally.

1984 Jun.: Ralt-Honda wins European F2 with a new world record of 12 consecutive wins.
  July: Honda crowns its F1 comeback by winning the F1 America Grand Prix.

1985 Nov.: Williams Honda takes Constructor's Championship in F1 Grand Prix.

1987 Nov.: Williams Honda takes F1 Grand Prix double title.

1988 Nov.: McLaren Honda wins double title in F1 Grand Prix, and posts a record 11 consecutive F1 victories.

1989 Nov.: McLaren Honda team takes second consecutive F1 Constructorês Championship along with double title. (3)

1990 Nov.: McLaren Honda takes another F1 Grand Prix double title.

1991 Mar.:
Honda posts 60 Grand Prix victories in the Brazil F1.
Honda wins 10 consecutive victories in Isle of Man TT.
McLaren Honda take F1 Grand Prix double title (5th consecutive Driver's Championship and 4th consecutive Constructorês Championship).

1992 Feb.: Honda receives award from British Prime Minister for winning 4 consecutive Constructorês Championships.

1993 Nov.: Honda wins the World Solar Challenge 1993, with the Honda Dream. (4)

1994 Mar.: Honda enters Americaês IndyCar World Series. (5)

1995 Aug.: Honda wins its first victory at the 15th IndyCar World Series.

1996 Sep.:
Honda wins the IndyCar World Series Manufacturer's Championship.
Honda wins the World Solar Challenge '96.

1997 Aug.: Twin Ring Motegi is completed.

1998 Mar.: Japan's first IndyCar race is held at Twin Ring Motegi. (6)

1999 Oct.: Honda captures six consecutive WGP Rider & Manufacturer titles.

2001 Apr.: Honda wins 500 Motorcycle Road Race World Championship victories at Suzuka Grand Prix.
6 consecutive wins at Suzuka 8-hour endurance race.
6 consecutive Driver's titles and 4 Manufacturer's titles in CART Series.

2002 Apr.: Race Debut of new 4-stroke, 5-cylinder RC211V motorcycle. (7)

2003 Apr.: Honda's first race in the MTB downhill.

2004 Sep.: Honda wins the WCT, Takahisa Fujinami takes his first world title. (8)
2004 Oct.: In its second year of participation in the Indy Car
Series, Honda wins three titles: the Driver's title,the Manufacturer's title and Rookie of the Year.

2005 Sep.: Honda wins three titles in the Indy Car Series, consecutively for 2 years.

2006 Sep.: F1 Hungary GP Honda Works Team wins its first victory in 39 years. (9)
Wins MotoGP rider title and wins all titles for constructer, team, and rookie of the year.

2007 Nov.:Honda wins Team and Drivers' titles in the SuperGT

2009 Nov.: Hiroshi Aoyama becomes the 250cc world champion in the final season of the WGP 250cc class, riding a RS250RW.

2010 Apr.: Honda started participating in the Moto2 class as an official engine supplier,that has been created to replace 2 stroke 250cc class of the WGP.

2011 Nov.: In last year of the 800cc machine for MotoGP class, RC212V achieves prolific success with 13 victories in a year, giving all three titles.

2013 Nov.: Honda wins three MotoGP titles for rider, constructor and team for the first time in two years.


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