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Honda RC212V

Honda RC212V

The Honda is a road racing motorcycle to race in the 800 cc (49 cu in) series. Officially introduced on 30 2006 as the RC211V replacement in the series, it was developed by Honda Corporation (HRC) throughout and began officially racing in the season.

The model name the following:

RC = Honda’s traditional prefix for 4-… bikes

212 = works bike of the 21st

V = V engine

The RC212V features an (49 cu in) liquid-cooled four-… 4-valve V4 to power the all new chassis with mass centralization and as top priority.


Dani and Nicky Hayden rode the versions, while the customer were ridden by Marco Toni Elías, Carlos and Shinya Nakano. A perennial with Honda’s GP motorcycle is team and rider receives the parts and whether performance are due to the rider not the machine. Before the season started in 2007, was quoted as saying, In the past few I’ve seen a big progression Pedrosa’s bike, but we’re waiting for new parts from

After a few rounds, Honda did not achieve the results expected, HRC chief Satoru Horiike to that they made a in the motorcycle’s development. Melandri to ride with the Ducati in 2008 and Pedrosa’s dissatisfaction led to that he was leaving Honda. the end of 2007, however, there signs of improvement, with the Honda team taking the five pole positions of the and Pedrosa winning the last at Valencia.


For 2008, HRC planned to use valve springs and an all-new The mass centralization of the 2007 was thought to have gone too and instead the 2008 model is open, reducing heat and balance. The factory team are Pedrosa (through 2009) and (through 2008).

Satellite riders are Nakano, Andrea Randy de Puniet and Alex de

The 2008 pneumatic valve has only been available to the Honda team, and in pre-season it has been highly problematic. The intent of running an all-new and chassis was shelved when the did not perform to expectations. Pedrosa and then tested a 2007 in a 2008 chassis, and after being near the bottom of timesheets, the Repsol Honda used the 2007 version in the round’s practice for comparison

For the race, Pedrosa chose a 2008 chassis while chose the 2007. The pneumatic was race-debuted by Hayden at the Donington and he was charged with developing the new for the rest of the season (Pedrosa to continue using the conventional engine). An electronic problem at the Assen round caused to run out of fuel just before the allowing Colin Edwards to around him and take the remaining position.

At the 13th round it was that Pedrosa would to Bridgestone tires for the remainder of the and he also planned to start the pneumatic valved engine in the round at Indianapolis.

Unlike the Honda teams, de Puniet’s LCR used Öhlins suspension of Showa.


For 2009, the team riders will be and Dovizioso, and the satellite team will be Elías, De Angelis, de and Yuki Takahashi; Elías be given a factory spec The 2009 model will be the same as the 2008. All 6 of the RC212Vs use pneumatic valve engines.

two rounds the Repsol Honda had only achieved a single Vice president of HRC, Nakamoto, said If Dani not win the world championship it is Honda’s not Dani’s, while Pedrosa I’ve spoken to (Nakamoto) but spoken to many people him, but it seems like three years of the same What I really need is to see is things coming, not always hearing, talking, or a meeting.

I’d like to have something I can say okay, thank you, is good.

Before Round 6 at Dovizioso expressed frustration Pedrosa would be given in the post-race test, feeling the Spaniard’s poor physical would not lead to a productive In the race, Dovizioso finished in 4th and Pedrosa in 6th, and Pedrosa he would skip the test to Using the new chassis, Dovizioso was top of the test.

In practice at Round 7 at Pedrosa remarked that the new was an improvement in braking and stability, but Pedrosa and Dovizioso crashed in the at the same turn. At the following at Laguna Seca, Pedrosa won the while Dovizioso crashed

In post-race testing at Brno, the team tested Öhlins components, which until had been using Showa. For the San round, Dovizioso will use and Pedrosa will use Showa

The 2009 season ended three wins for the Repsol team—two for Pedrosa and one for Dovizioso—and a 2nd in the constructor championship for Honda. At testing at Valencia, Pedrosa Öhlins suspension exclusively, and the team tried a new chassis and Pedrosa and Dovizioso had the 3rd and 6th fastest over the three-day test.

For 2010, the factory team are Pedrosa and Dovizioso, and the satellite riders are Hiroshi Aoyama, de Melandri and Marco Simoncelli. All are using Öhlins suspension this year. The electronic were given an update, and the is shorter with a higher of gravity.

Also, Honda Andre Zugna and Cristian formerly Yamaha race and Carlo Luzzi, formerly Lorenzo’s telemetry technician at

According to one analysis of pre-season at Sepang and Qatar, Dovizioso’s placing in the tests was third, Pedrosa’s was ninth. Pedrosa of problems with the suspension and and at the first race of the season in Dovizioso finished third, Pedrosa finished in seventh Pedrosa experienced speed down the front straight, and determined that they had a mistake in the design of the chassis, and by trying to make the bike to ride, they made it too

By the following round at Jerez, had a new chassis and finished the race in place and Dovizioso finished in in the test after the race, finished fastest and Dovizioso using a new swingarm that used in the race, and also a new Pedrosa later said and confirmed that a fuel problem slowed down the in the final laps and may have him the victory at Jerez.

At the third at Le Mans, Dovizioso finished the in third and Pedrosa in fifth, the getting passed in the last lap by and Hayden and later reporting with the rear brake. had switched back to Showa and finished in sixth place. At the round at Mugello, Pedrosa won the Dovizioso finished third and finished fifth. Pedrosa a 2009 model rear

During first practice at the round at Motegi, the throttle stuck and caused Pedrosa to and break his collarbone, causing him to the race and putting him out of contention for the At the 16th round in Australia, steering damper had a problem, him to retire from the race. The ended with Honda second in the MotoGP constructor with 342 points, 62 points first-place Yamaha and 56 points of third-place Ducati.


For 2011 the factory riders are Dovizioso, Pedrosa, and Casey Stoner. Honda dominated pre-season testing. geometry and rigidity are the same as the year, making the 2011 an evolution of the 2010 version.

One of the to the 2011 machine is a seamless Stoner and Dovizioso chose to use the chassis, while Pedrosa to stay with the more 2010 version.

After the round at Estoril, Dovizioso to use a new clutch design to reduce under braking.

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