Honda Wins FIM MotoGP World Championship Constructors Title

14 11 2016

November 14, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Honda has won the Constructors Title in the 2016 FIM* MotoGP™ World Championship. On November 13, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) finished 2nd the final round of the 2016 season, GRAN PREMIO MOTUL DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA, giving Honda its first constructors title since 2014.

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Marc Marquez’s 2nd place at Valencia gives Honda the constructors title in addition to the riders title.

In the constructors championship, the bike manufacturer is awarded equal points to the riders’ results for each race, the winner being determined by the number of points earned. Honda’s title was won by the combined efforts of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa, LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow, and Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Team’s Jack Miller.

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The 2016 season celebrates Honda’s 50th anniversary since first competing in the premier class (500cc class) of the Road Racing World Championship in 1966, and marks Honda’s 22nd manufacturers title since it first won the 500cc class in 1966 on a 4-stroke RC181.

*  FIM: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme

2016 MotoGP Constructors Ranking and Points

1st Honda 369points
2nd Yamaha 353points
3rd Ducati 261points
4th Suzuki 208points
5th Aprilia 101points

Honda’s Premier Class Constructors Championship Titles
Road Racing World Championship 500cc / MotoGP class

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  • Honda has won a combined total of 65 constructors titles from each class of the Road Racing World Championship.
500cc / MotoGP 22 titles
350cc 6 titles
250cc 19 titles
125cc / Moto3 16 titles
50cc 2 titles

Source: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 

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