The 2005 Winston Ten Kate Honda team held its official launch in Milan on Thursday, February 17. On show were the new livery Fireblades and Honda CBR600RRs and riders Chris Vermuelen, Karl Muggeridge, Katsuaki Fujiwara and Stefan Charpentier.
Also atttending was Yutaka Negishi, the president of Honda Europe Motorcycles.
"I think that World Superbike and Supersport are the ideal formula to point out the quality of a motorcycle and to prove the riding capacities of a rider. For this reason we, at Honda Europe, have been supporting the Ten kate Team for many years."
The team will test at the Losail circuit in Qatar on February 19-20 before the season begins on February 26.