Testing is a chance for teams and manufacturers to try new components and Honda have been doing exactly that at Jerez
Teams and riders from the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship descended on the Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto for testing action. Team HRC were on track for one of the two days with riders Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge with the CBR1000RR-R, which was showing plenty of tech innovations. The team had raced with Öhlins suspension in 2020 and 2021 but, at the Jerez test in December, had been testing with Showa suspension. This continued into their one-day outing at Jerez, while it was also spotted that the team had been running Nissin brakes. Previously, Honda had been using Brembo brakes. As well as suspension and braking system changes, the team also had a newly positioned headstock on their bike as they looked at the geometry of the bike. Check out the full gallery of Honda’s tech innovations at the top of this article!
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