HRC Director - General Manager Race Operations Management Division
Tetsuhiro Kuwata arrived in Honda Racing Corporation in 2011 as Chief Engineer of Technology Development Division. He joined Honda Motor in 2000, working on the Automobile R&D Centre for the F1 Project. From 2005 and 2008 he was Engine Development Engineer and Test Team Lead Engineer at the Honda Racing… read more.
HRC Director - General Manager Technology Development Division
Shinichi Kokubu joined the Honda Racing Corporation in 1986, working in the Development Department on the 500c, TT F1 and TT F3 projects. From 1996 to 2001 he was Project Leader for the NSR500 frame, and he was general Project Leader for the NSR500 in 2002. In 2003, he was… read more.
HRC Director - General Manager, Administration Division
Shigehisa Fujita joined Honda R&D Co. in 1985, working in the CIS Department (Computer Integrated Systems) at the Motorcycle R&D Center. He became Manager of that department’s Administration Division in 2005 and was promoted to Senior Manager the following year. From 2010 to 2014 he served as General Manager in the… read more.
Team Principal / Communications and Marketing Director
2013 was Livio Suppo’s maiden year as Team Principal of the Repsol Honda Team. As requirements for exposure and advertising increase in MotoGP, the role of Team Principal has broadened from a mere head of machine development to a powerful role as the manager of communication and marketing. In 2014… read more.
Takeo Yokoyama has been in the Honda family since 1996. He left to study in the USA in 2002 and rejoined HRC in 2004 working as a Chassis designer. After three years working as Dani Pedrosa’s track engineer, last year he stepped up to the role of Technical Director and… read more.