MotoGP, the LCR “launch” and the Repsol Honda gearbox: all the official dates

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Honda has confirmed the presentation dates of its two teams. A singular announcement and a change, that’s when they’ll be.

LCR on the launch pad, Repsol Honda corrects itself – MotoriNews

Missing less and less first tests of 2023, between shakedown and official days in Sepang. In the meantime, however, the teams MotoGP they started their round of introductions. I’m five at the moment the team they officially have started the dance for the new World Championship. There is someone, specifically the two teams Hondawho confirmed their respective appointments only these days. For one team, however, there is still no certainty, one of the satellite teams of champion builderor Ducati.

Honda, announcements and changes

In archive the presentations of Yamaha (now only left with two bikes for this season), Gresini, Ducati, Pramac and KTM, now there will be a brief pause in these events, until more than mid-February. One of two teams MotoGP dell’Ala Dorata, or the team factory Repsol Honda, had already declared a first date around that time. For the second one, that is the one satellitenothing was known yet, as evidenced by the nice curtain between LCR Honda and VR46. Until yesterday, when that is the structure of Lucio Cecchinello confirmed its presentation date in a rather particular way. Indeed it was about a throw real, take a look at the video appeared on the social channels of the Honda satellite team.

All preceded by a “notice” for VR46, written shortly before the official announcement. The team that bears the initials of Valentino Rossi therefore it remains the only one without a presentation date… But today there is further confirmation, still at home Honda. In this case it’s up to the factory teamwho had already mentioned February 25 as the date for his event, theunique which occurs in the second month of the year. The situation will remain so, but there is a change of plans: the team of the ace Marc Marquez and of the former Suzuki Joan Mir in fact it will lift the veils on its colors and on the RC-V three days before. In fact, the presentation date has been changed: Honda will show up next February 22ndas evidenced by the short video social media published for the occasion.

MotoGP 2023, the list

Monster Energy Yamaha: January 17th
Gresini Racing: January 21st
Ducati Team: January 23rd
Pramac Racing: January 25th
KTM Factory Racing: January 26th
Repsol Honda Team: February 22nd
Tech3 GasGas Factory Racing: March 4th
LCR Honda: March 7th
Aprilia Racing: March 10th
RNF Team: March 16th
Mooney VR46 Racing Team: to be confirmed

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