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Matthew Birt  says:

Honda denies production racer earmarked for Nakagami

Honda has denied one of its new RC213V production MotoGP racers due out in 2013 is destined for emerging Japanese Moto2 talent Takaaki Nakagami. HRC is keen to see a promising young Japanese rider in MotoGP and it was rumoured at the Catalunya round that the IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia will sign 21-year-old Nakagami to ride a production RC213V, which will...

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  • Posted 2 years ago (24 June 2013 12:04)

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AussieInSUI

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AussieInSUI says:

true lies

Rumours are denied, even if they are true. Pretty trivial news though.

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moto4

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moto4 says:

But..?

With tories such as this which are reporting a negative the question tht is rarely answered is, 'why are they denying it?' Presumably because asked but then that poses the question, 'why were they asked?' and with what basis? What started the issue? Certainly not the denial, which is the reported 'news'.

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CH987

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CH987 says:

Why?

Because what Honda want more than anything is a Japanese World Champion. As soon as any half decent japanese rider comes along he will be linked with a Honda ride.

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bigbashbonanza

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Big deal?!

It's not as if Honda are giving him the bike for nothing, his team have to buy it like everyone else will.

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AlexDAbomB69

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AlexDAbomB69 says:

Once

You have ditched the Showa suspension for ohlins and the nissin brakes for brembo and tried your own aero on the bike you will be looking at over a million euros a bike anyway. Cutting costs. Hmmmmmmmm

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