The F1 and MotoGP champions showed great harmony at Honda’s traditional end-of-season party in Motegi.
“This year has been incredible and I know it’s hard to do better, but our goal and the team’s goal: to do better and be even stronger,” says Max.
Honda celebrated its traditional Thanksgiving Day this weekend. The end of the party in Motegi (Japan) where the best drivers put the finishing touches on the season. And the 2022 edition became two indisputable heroes: two-time Formula 1 world champion maximum verstappen and the eighth MotoGP champion marc marquezTogether they directed a magnificent bill. Sergio Perez (Red Bull), Yuki Tsunoda and Pierre Gasly (on his last mission for Alpha Tauri before finally moving to Alpine in 2023), Takaaki Nakagami (Honda LCR) and trial stars (Toni Bou Y Gabriel Marcelli), Superbikes (Xavi Vierge), Indy Car (takuma sato) and motocross (Tim Gajser), among others.
by the way champ Verstappen and Márquez came forward strongly. especially due to the Dutch Red Bull rider’s great interest in the Cervera rider’s MotoGP and giving him an impromptu lesson to show him the tricks of driving such a powerful machine. Max got on the bike and didn’t have “eyes” for that much tech, although he didn’t take to the track with him at the same event that Fernando Alonso did, as he had a few years ago.
FULL @MotoGP lessons for @PierreGASLY and @SChecoPerez grandfather @marcmarquez93 👨🏫 pic.twitter.com/0asrW0jk68
— Repsol Honda Team (@HRC_MotoGP) 27 November 2022
Verstappenoffered byr Koji Watanabe, HRC President, with Honda NSX Type-S, held a press conference in which he openly stated. Not intending to lean on their ‘chief’ and he promised to be “even better and stronger” in F1 next season.
“It’s harder to jump @F1 car” 🏎️
I’m not sure it is @Max33Verstappen to approve @marcmarquez93 Upon this! 😂😂 #HondaRaceThanksgivingDay 🇯🇵 pic.twitter.com/KxVRNL2dJn
— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) 27 November 2022
“Being champion in the second year was a dream come true. It’s also for the whole team. On top of that, we did it at Suzuka, it’s very proud for me.” max.Realizing the supremacy from the summer with a car that definitely stands out from its rivals, Ferrari said: “Of course this year has been incredible. I know it’s very difficult to do even better, but that’s definitely the goal. Team, do better. And we’re going to focus on that. I hope another great year comes.” “
All Honda, time is long baby!#HondaRaceThanksgivingDay pic.twitter.com/fWRxX5jIhW
— Repsol Honda Team (@HRC_MotoGP) 26 November 2022
He didn’t forget to underline the Honda engine’s contribution to this year’s success at the World Championships: “We had a lot of strength, you could see that. It was very helpful. The effort they’ve put in over the years is an incredible feeling,” he said. verstappen, meanwhile, Kim bid farewell to Japanese fans after losing in a karting race against his teammates on the grid..
Czech Perez Made a couple with Slovenian Tim Gasjer, IMF Motocross World Champion since 2012. maximum verstappenafter all the arguments that took place in the penultimate circuit formula 1The Dutch had a better chance of being second when the Mexican didn’t let the Mexican pass. world Championshipwas with Marc Márquez. The other couple who came in third were Japanese. Yuki Tsunoda of Formula 4 Y Tomoyuki Ogawa, Trials rider.
Finally, all Drivers of Red Bull and AlphaTauri teams They met at an exhibition. electric cardswhere Czech Perez remained victorious, thus defeating his partner maximum verstappen.
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