Honda Group of Companies in the Asian region, including India, have created three new teams exclusively for Asian riders in international racing championships, a press release said.
The first of these, Honda Asia Dream Racing, will compete in the historic Suzuka eight hours Endurance Race and JSB1000 class of All Japan Road Race Championship, the premier road racing championship in Japan.
These two classes are the stepping stones to MotoGP, the most premier class of circuit racing.
India's best racers from Honda India Talent Cup and national championship would be racing on NSF 250R in a separate series running parallel to existing national championships, he said.
On introduction of NSF 250R, Prabhu Nagaraj, vice-president, Brand and Communications, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said NSF 250R would be a huge step up for Indian riders.
Honda two-wheelers India began has been running the Honda One Make Race series since 2008 while Honda India Talent Hunt programme was introduced in May 2018.
It has been curated to identify and groom budding racers under Hondas 'Catch them Young' approach and selected riders are trained at Hondas racing academy to compete with India's best riders, the release said.
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