Tokyo 2005 > Motorcycles > Honda Racing  
In 1959, Honda entered the Isle of Man TT race for the first time. In the years that followed Honda racing machines and their riders have won countless world championships and races around the world. Honda's ceaseless quest for building the fastest and most powerful motorcycles will never end. On display here are some of the incredible machines from Honda's world of racing.
This Honda works machine was ridden by Nicky Hayden (Repsol Honda Team) in the 2005 MotoGP World Championship. Powered by a 990cm3 liquid-cooled 4-stroke V-5 engine, it features Unit Pro-Link Rear Suspension, HESD (Honda Electronic Steering Damper) and other state-of-the-art Honda technology. The RC211V competes at the world's highest level of racing.  

In the hands of Tohru Ukawa and Ryuichi Kiyonari , this SevenStars Honda 7 factory racer won the Suzuka 8Hour Endurance Race, Round Three of the 2005 FIM Road Race Endurance World Championship. The machine is powered a fast and very reliable 998cm3 liquid-cooled DOHC inline-4 engine. Honda has won the Suzuka 8-Hour for nine consecutive years, an unequalled feat.  

Ridden by Tatsuya Yamaguchi and Kazuki Tokudome this bike raced in the JSB class at Round Three of the 2005 FIM Road Race Endurance World Championship at Suzuka, finishing 5th overall and second in the JSB class.  

This bike was ridden by Shinichi Ito (Honda DREAM RT) in the JSB1000 class at the 2005 MFJ All-Japan Road Racing Championship. At present, Itoh leads the series, having won four of six events. (Round 6 will be held at Suzuka on Sept. 25th.) The CBR1000RR also won the championship last year.  

Toshiyuki Hamaguchi Rode this machine in the ST600 class during the 2005 MFJ All-Japan Road Racing World Championship. The CBR600RR also won last year's championship. At present, Takashi Yasuda (Team HARC-PRO.) has a commanding lead in the series, with Round 6 scheduled for Sept. 25th. at Suzuka.  

This machine was ridden by Takahisa Fujinami (Repsol Montesa-HRC) to 2nd place in the 2005 FIM Trials World Championship. Its specially developed 4-stroke engine is powerful and nature-friendly and contributes to the precise balance and control needed for trials competition.  

This racing bike was ridden by Ryuichiro Takahama (Honda DREAM RT) in the 2005 MFJ All-Japan Motocross Championship. At present, Kazumasa Masuda (TEAM HRC) and Ryuichiro Takahama are fighting for the lead in the championship.
*Displacement regulations: 250cc for 2-strokes, 450cc for 4-strokes

Powered by a 4-stroke 100cc engine, the NSF100 is an entry-level racing bike. The bike features SevenStars Honda and Repsol Honda Team colors.
• Length : 1,556mm
• Width : 595mm
• Height : 911mm
• Engine Type : Air-cooled 4-stroke OHC single
• Displacement : 99.2cm3

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