2021 Honda Racing CBR1000RR-R SP Revealed

26/05/2021

Honda Racing UK lift the covers on its 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP

The Honda Racing UK team has pulled back the covers to unveil the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP that Glenn Irwin, Ryo Mizuno and Takumi Takahashi will race this season in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, as well as Tom Neave in the Pirelli National Superstock Championship.

Honda Racing UK lift the covers on its 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP

For the 2021 season, the Honda Racing UK Fireblade goes back to its roots and features the iconic Tri-Colour livery, with the addition of a carbon fibre mudguard, belly pan and rear hugger, which can be purchased separately through Honda Genuine Parts for the road going machine.

Eagle-eyed fans will spot the continuation of long-standing partnerships with Akrapovič and Castrol, as well as Performance Parts, Close Brothers, Nova Racing and Datatool, with a new sponsor onboard for the season, RK Chains.

Watch the full unveiling video on YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-ka6KxsdqQ, as motorcycle journalist John Hogan introduces the stunning-new livery, while catching up with Team Manager Havier Beltran, as well as Glenn, Ryo, Takumi and Tom ahead of Round 1.

Honda Racing UK will debut the 2021 livery at the final official BSB test on Tuesday 8 June at Donington Park, ready for the start of the season at Oulton Park (25/26/27 June).

2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship Calendar:

Round 1       Oulton Park                     25-27 June
Round 2       Knockhill                        9-11 July
Round 3       Brands Hatch (GP)            23-25 July
Round 4       Thruxton                        30 July – 1 August
Round 5       Donington Park                13-15 August
Round 6       Cadwell Park                   20-22 August
Round 7       Snetterton                      3-5 September
Round 8       Silverstone (NAT)             10-12 September
Round 9       Oulton Park                     24-26 September
Round 10     Donington Park (GP)                  1-3 October
Round 11     Brands Hatch (GP)            15-17 October