The Suzuka Racing School’s (SRS) 2 wheel program will be renewed for 2016. The new “SRS-Moto” will concentrate on developing young Japanese riders, for them to enable to be competitive in World Championships in the future. Former MotoGP rider, Makoto Tamada will take role of rider instructor in this new program …..
The 2014 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship held its second consecutive rounds in Japan, with Round 4 held at the prestigious Suzuka Circuit in Mie, Japan. Suzuka is the “home course” to Honda, as well as to Tamada. For Tamada, this would be the first time to race in Suzuka with the Honda CBR600RR. Although […]
After a long interval, the 2014 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) brings its Asia’s finest to Japan, with consecutive rounds at Autopolis and Suzuka Circuit. The first of its Japan Round took place at Autopolis, located in Oita prefecture of Southern Japan. Autopolis, famous for its unstable weather, have made it difficult to keep the race weekend scheduling for both 4 wheel and 2 wheel races held here…..
The 2014 Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) Round 3 brings their Asia’s finest to Autopolis in Kyushu, Japan, after an interval after its Round 2 at Indonesia. Despite worries of rain and fog, the qualification session took place on Day 2…..
Honda Motor Co. and Speed of Japan announced today that Makoto Tamada will serve as team manager for Honda Team Asia at the prestigious Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Race this year. Tamada participated in Honda Team Asia Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Team from 2012 …..
The 2014 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship came to Indonesia for their second round of the series. The Sentul International Circuit was the stage for an another weekend of close racing. Tamada showed speed from day 1. He was able to improve his lap time without making any changes to his suspension settings…..
Makoto Tamada qualified 5th in the Qualification Practice of the 2nd round of the Asia Road Racing Championship held at Sentul International Circuit in Indonesia. Tamada jumped to the top position in his…..
The second round of the 2014 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship started today with two Free Practice sessions at the Sentul International Circuit in Bogor, Indonesia…..
In his second consecutive year in the Asia Road Racing Championship, Tamada is determined to make a difference in the 2014 season. His last season was broken he crashed and injured himself during qualifying at the Suzuka 8 Hours, and would leave him with a immature season. Tamada started out smoothly from the pre-season tests, […]
Qualifying at the opening round of the 2014 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship took place Saturday, at the Sepang International Circuit North Track. Tamada took charge immediately…..
The Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship opened its 2014 season today at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Makoto Tamada, in his second consecutive year in the series…..
Makoto Tamada will start his 2014 campaign at the North Track of the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia this weekend. This will be his second consecutive year to race full time in the Asia Road Racing Championship with MuSASHI Boon Siew Honda Racing…..
Tamada, in his second year at the Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship went through two tests in March in Sepang and Johor in preparation for the season opener. The Supersports 600 class is expected with a record breaking entry…..
The second day of the Asian Road Racing Championship Pre-season Test took place in dry and hot climate at the Sepang International Circuit North Track. Tamada, progressing his base setup, marks a lap close to his best in the race at Sepang last year.
The 2014 Asian Road Racing Championship Pre-season Test started today at Sepang International Circuit today. Tamada left the worries of the influence of his injuries behind, but passing his best time of the same test last year in his 3rd lap…..
Honda Motors has announced today that Makoto Tamada will continue as rider with MUSASHi Boon Siew Honda Racing in the Supersports 600 class of the Asia Road Racing Championship. This will be Tamada’s second consecutive year with the team and the Championship. Machine is Honda CBR600RR. Entry number is #100…..
Tamada pulled of Round 4 and 5 due to his injury during qualification at the Suzuka 8 Hours in July. He ranked 2nd in the Championship after his double win at Madras, but pulling out of two races meant that his chances of winning the Championship has been lost…..
After withdrawing from round 4 of the 2013 Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship at Suzuka last week, Tamada traveled with the team to Autopolis, in preparation of the next round. Although his physical condition has not changed from Suzuka, Tamada was willing to give it another try…..
Just one month after the multi-injured crash at Suzuka, Tamada came to Suzuka, to race in Round 4 of the Asia Road Racing Championship. Tamada made a couple of laps in Free Practice 1. Because the injury is affecting his riding more than expected, and taking in consideration of the safety of Tamada…..
Makoto Tamada, who crashed at the Suzuka 8 Hours, fracturing his left scapula and clavicle, three places in his left ankle, and amputating his left middle finger, showed a phenomenal recovery which even his doctors are surprised, will be heading to Suzuka this week to make revenge at the historic circuit…..
Makoto Tamada, who crashed on July 26th, during the second qualifying session at the Suzuka 8 Hours race, has been released from the hospital today. Tamada, who suffered fractures on his left clavicle and scapula, his left ankle, and an amputated left middle finger, has been working hard on the rehabilitation program after his successful surgery…..
This was the second year that Makoto Tamada was chosen to race for Honda Team Asia. The team was formed last year in aim to train Asian riders to become competitive in the world class races. Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman was Tamada’s teammate again this year, with the last minute addition of Moto 2 rider…..
Makoto Tamada, currently racing at the Suzuka 8 Hours crashed at the S curves today during the 2nd qualification. He was sent to the medical center in the paddock. Possibilities of fractures were found, and was then transferred to a hospital in Suzuka City…..
The Asia Road Racing Championship came back to India from 2011 to hold their third round of the series. The Madras Motor Track (length 3.717km) is located in the outskirts of Chennai, on the eastern coast of India. For Makoto Tamada, this would be his first race at this circuit, as well as his first visit to India…..