With the pride of being part of one of the associations longest-lasting of the Motorcycle World championship and in general in the world of competition, Repsol and Honda have extended their relationship in MotoGP until 2018. In this way, the multinational Spanish energy will continue as a main sponsor of the official team of Honda in the premier class of World championship Motorcycle racing, and will give the name to the formation Repsol Honda Team in the that compete against the current champion Marc Marquez and the Spanish Dani Pedrosa after the renewal for two seasons that have been signed by both drivers throughout the season 2016.
The alliance between Repsol and Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) data from 1995 and with this new agreement will be extended for at least 24 seasons. A partnership full of hits that has witnessed the achievement of 12 titles of pilots, 151 victories and 392 podiums, data which encompass the era of 500cc as in the MotoGP era. In addition, the Repsol Honda Team has been proclaimed champion by teams in 7 times since 2002. However, their ranks have passed riders like Mick Doohan, Alex Crivillé, Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, Casey Stoner or the above-mentioned Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez.
With all the partnership of Repsol and Honda goes much further than the relationship that a computer has with its sponsor main, every time there is a close collaboration between the laboratories of Honda in Saitama (Japan) and the Centre of Technology Repsol, located in the town of Móstoles (Spain). An association of more than two decades that has allowed the development of lubricants and fuels optimized for the engines of the asian brand, both at the time of the two-stroke engines as in the era of four-stroke engines.