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 Date: December 22, 2009 17:39
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
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December 22, 2009―Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it will compete in the GT500 class of the 2010 Super GT Series (managed and run by GTA Co., Ltd.) with its HSV-010 GT.

The HSV-010 GT was developed exclusively for racing with the hope of offering thrills and dreams to fans through an unremitting focus on speed—the starting point of all motorsports. The model conforms to the 2010 GT500 Regulations, (including a 3.4-liter V8 engine and an FR layout) issued by the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF), having earned JAF-GT500 basic vehicle registration.
The HSV-010 GT is slated to debut at the Super GT season opener at the Suzuka Circuit, held on March 20–21 (Sat.–Sun.), 2010.
* The letters “HSV” stand for Honda Sports Velocity.

Since joining the All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC) in 1997 with its NSX-GT, Honda has competed in a total of 106 races during 13 years through the end of the 2009 season. During this time, Honda has taken the pole position 50 times and won 37 races.





Japanese Press Release:

2009年12月22日 R09-054

2010 年 SUPER GT シリーズ GT500 クラスに HSV-010 GT で参戦



Hondaは、2010年のSUPERGTシリーズ(統括・運営:株式会社GTアソシエーション) GT500 クラスに、HSV-010 GT で参戦することを発表した。

HSV-010 GT はモータースポーツの原点である「速さ」を徹底的に追求し、お客様に夢と感動を 提供していきたいとの想いで開発されたレース専用車である。また JAF(社団法人 日本自動車連 盟)が定めた「2010 年レギュレーション(排気量 3.4l、V 型 8 気筒、FR レイアウト等)」に準拠してお り、JAF-GT500 基本車両資格登録の承認を得ている。

HSV-010 GT は、2010 年 3 月 20 日(土)、21 日(日)の SUPER GT 開幕戦(鈴鹿サーキット)で のデビューを予定している。
※HSV=Honda Sports Velocity:Velocity は速さ、速度の意味。

Honda は 1997 年より全日本 GT 選手権(JGTC)に NSX-GT で参戦して以来、2009 年シーズン終了 までの 13 年間で通算 106 戦に参戦。50 回のポールポジションと、37 回の優勝を果たしている。


Last edited by JeffX on December 23, 2009 12:48

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