Shuhei Nakamoto arrived in Honda Racing Corporation in 1983, working as Large Project leader on many successful assignments in World Grand Prix and Superbike Racing. He has developed a vast experience in both World Grand Prix and F1, where he worked as Technical Director from 2002 to 2008. In 2009 Shuhei Nakamoto returned to the MotoGP project as HRC Executive Vice President, overseeing all areas of HRC’s participation in MotoGP.

Career History

1983 Joined Honda Motor, and assigned to HRC
1984 RS125 and RS250 Project Leader for Body & Chassis Engineering design Group
1988 RS250 Large Project Leader (LPL)
1990 RS125 Large Project Leader (LPL)
1992 NSR250 Large Project Leader (LPL) for WGP, RS250 Large Project Leader (LPL)
1995 RS125 Large Project Leader (LPL)
1997 RVF750 Large Project Leader (LPL) for Superbike
2000 VTR1000 Large Project Leader (LPL) for Superbike
2002 Automobile R&D Centre, Honda R&D Co.,Ltd. HRD (Honda Racing Development) Racing Test Team Manager
2003 HRD Engineering Director
2005 HRD Engineering Director and BAR Honda Senior Advisor
2006-2008 HRD Technical Director and Honda Racing F1 Team Senior Technical Director
2009-2016 Executive Vice President of HRC, Operating Officer at Motorcycle R&D Centre, Honda R&D Co.,Ltd General Manager Motor Sports Development (MSD)
2017 HRC Race Development and Operations