Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Honda will continue to supply engines for the Moto2 motorcycles till the year 2018.
Honda, who have been supplying the engines since 2010, was to end its deal after the 2015 moto2 season, instead, the contract between ExternPro and Honda will continue to supply the 600cc engines for another three years.
Carmelo Ezpeleta, the CEO of Dorna says, "Moto2 has been a success from the start, and just continues to get better."
"Honda has been our sole engine supplier since the inaugural race in 2010 and I am extremely pleased that we will continue to use its machinery for the next three years."
"The Honda engine has not only proved an exciting addition to the paddock, but has also been a technically very reliable asset, which is extremely important in motorsports. I would also like to welcome ExternPro on board, who have so far done a very good job during pre-season testing, and will no doubt continue to do so throughout the next three seasons."
Shuhei Nakamoto, the Executive Vice-President of HRC says, "The Moto2 category continues to advance and prepare riders for the premier class and Honda are very happy to support this class for a further 3 years."
"Together with ExternPro and Dorna we will continue to work hard to provide the best equipment for this class."
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