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 an opportunity to utilize all his valuable experience to date.

Career History

1996 Joined Honda R&D Centre
1996-2002 Chassis Designer in Production Department (CBR600 etc.)
2002-03 Studied in University of Maryland, USA as a visiting scholar
2004 Joined HRC
2004-09 Chassis Designer in HRC (RS250RSW, MotoGP etc.)
2010-12 Track Engineer for Dani Pedrosa
2013-Present Technical Director