Honda unveils 2013 MX1 bike

2013-03-04 16:54

LUSAIL, Qatar - The first MX1 World Championship practice session of the season is just hours away ahead of the GP of Qatar at the Losail circuit on Saturday and Honda has revealed their race livery for 2013.

The Honda World Motocross team’s CRF450R comes straight from the factory and will be raced by Evgeny Bobryshev and Max Nagl during the 2013 season. The bike is new from the ground up with mass centralisation as its design focus.


The bike was developed by Honda's research and development team in Japan with support from the Showa suspension company. Showa has provided Bobryshev and Nagl with the separate function fork triple air chamber (SFF Air TAC) for the 2013 GP season.

Dunlop tyres is also on board next to the development team to ensure the best traction possible on varyinng terrain for the CRF450R race bike.


One Industries provides the team with graphics, rider gear and protection with special designs to make the Honda MX1 team stand out form the rest on the field.

Fans are in for a treat come Saturday as the very first MX Grand Prix will be held at night under floodlights. The race starts at 5pm local time with the first free practice for the MX2 class and 5.45pm for the MX1 class.