Honda to contest Baja 1000
Honda Announces HPD-Powered Factory Off-Road Racing Initiative, First Race in SCORE Baja 1000
· Honda unlimited off-road race vehicle, powered by Honda Performance Development
· Factory off-road race initiative kicks off with Baja 1000 in November; continues into 2016
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (August 24, 2015) – Honda will make its 4-wheel off-road factory racing return this November in the SCORE Baja 1000 desert race, with an unlimited off-road race vehicle powered by Honda Performance Development, the racing arm of American Honda Motor Company, Inc. The manufacturer teased images of its race vehicle today, featuring a twin-turbocharged Honda HR35TT V6 engine, Albins ST6 sequential transmission, Fox racing shocks, and rugged General Grabber tires. More information will be available in the days leading up to the Baja 1000 event in November.
This return to the SCORE Baja 1000 marks Honda’s first 4-wheel desert race since the HPD Desert Pilot competed in Class 6 in 2012. For more information about HPD and the company’s racing product lines, please visit http://hpd.honda.com.