Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India announces its lineup for 2024 International Racing Championships

Gurugram, 13th March 2024: In a bold move to cultivate iconic Indian riders for the global stage, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India unveil its international racing squad for the 2024 season.

Prepared to demonstrate their skill on the international racing circuit, four riders from IDEMITSU Honda Racing India will take on the top competitors from across Asia in the 2024 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC), Thailand Talent Cup (TTC) and Asia Talent Cup (TTC).

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The lone Indian Contingent – IDEMITSU Honda Racing India for the AP250cc class of 2024 ARRC season features the promising young talent Kavin Samaar Quintal, reigning champion of Honda India Talent Cup 2023. Having competed in the 2023 ARRC, he clinched the 16th position out of 37 global contenders. He also represented India in Asia Talent Cup, 2022.Joining him in the pit will be Mohsin Paramban, the second runner-up in the Honda India Talent Cup, 2023. Mohsin, who also represented Honda Racing India in the 2023 ARRC, secured the 30th spot among 37 competitors.

Providing a gateway to elevate their skills and accelerate their career growth of budding Indian riders onto the Asian stage, Honda Racing India’s rising star Rakshith Dave will embark on his maiden international journey by debuting in both 2024 Asia Talent Cup and the Thailand Talent Cup. His notable achievement includes securing the first runner-up position in the Honda India Talent cup 2023.Accompanying him will be Johann Reeves Emmanuel who clinched the 5th position Honda India Talent Cup. He will be exclusively participating in the Thailand Talent Cup.

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India concludes second edition of Honda Manesar Half Marathon – Run for Road Safety

12 March 2024: Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) is proud to conclude the second edition of the Honda Manesar Half Marathon – Run for Road Safety with a stellar success. Flagged off from HMSI’s Global Resource Factory at IMT Manesar in Gurugram, Haryana, it took place on
10th March 2024. This event was organized to amplify awareness about road safety, aligning with the company’s global vision to realize zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050.

Achievers of Honda Manesar Half Marathon

In pursuance of its vision to be a ‘Company which society wants to exist’, HMSI is dedicated towards fulfilling its social objectives. The Honda Manesar Half Marathon served as a powerful platform, bringing together over 6,000 enthusiasts to run for the noble cause of road safety. There were three categories of participation: 5km fun run, 10km run & 21.1km Half Marathon. The route was carefully curated in the IMT Manesar area to ensure a smooth experience for everyone.

Renowned bollywood actor Jimmy Shergill graced the occasion as the celebrity guest. Participants not only contributed to a safer road environment but also won exciting prizes. Top achievers were awarded the coveted Shine 100 & stylish Dio 110. Additionally, there were cash rewards as well to acknowledge their remarkable achievements. To add an element of excitement for all participants, a thrilling lucky draw was conducted, and one fortunate individual walked away with the grand prize – Honda CB350.

The success of the Honda Manesar Half Marathon underscores the commitment of HMSI towards promoting road safety and fostering a healthier community. HMSI extends heartfelt gratitude to all participants, Government authorities of Haryana, Industry association of IMT Manesar and various industries situated in IMT Manesar who contributed to the resounding feat of the Honda Manesar Half Marathon. The entire proceeds from this event will be donated for the road safety cause.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tsutsumu Otani, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, said “We are thrilled to host the successful second edition of the Honda Manesar Half Marathon – Run for Road Safety. It was not just a race, but a movement towards creating safer roads for everyone. Honda is committed to making a positive impact on road safety, and this marathon is a testament to that commitment. I thank all the participants for making this event a great success and let us all take pledge with determination to create a safer and more responsible society.”