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Repsol Honda to switch exhaust suppliers for the 2023 MotoGP season

Akrapovič and HRC together until 2023 and beyond

In recent years, Repsol Honda MotoGP machines have been equipped with exhaust systems from the likes of Termignoni and SC Project but in 2023, HRC switched to Slovenian exhaust manufacturer Akrapovič with the pairing. cooperated in a multi-year partnership agreement.

In 2023, a complete titanium exhaust system for the Honda RC213V was created in conjunction with Akrapovič as the two companies sought to jointly add to their championship roster.

Akrapovič provided Team KTM MotoGP

Akrapovič has been manufacturing motorcycle exhausts since the 1990s and has a proven track record of success in MotoGP, WorldSBK, MXGP, EWC as well as other two- and four-wheeled championships. Their first world championship title came from Colin Edwards’ Honda RC51 when he won the WorldSBK crown in 2000.

Colin Edwards - Kyalami 2001
Akrapovič’s first World Championship title came in 2000 with Colin Edwards and his Honda RC51
Tetsuhiro Kuwata – HRC

We are pleased to welcome Akrapovič as our new technical partner for the 2023 season and beyond. Akrapovič has an impressive track record in various racing disciplines and it was there, like Honda, where they developed their technical knowledge. With this partnership, we will work with them to further develop the exhaust system on the Honda RC213V as we strive to make strides. We are sure that this cooperation will bring further success and development.”

Slavko Alojz Trstenjak – Akrapovič

Extending our partnership with HRC to MotoGP is a great honor and a further step in our partnership, which has already seen two WorldSBK and one World Championship titles. winning numbers at the Suzuka 8 Hours. We are delighted that the Repsol Honda Team has identified Akrapovič, a company with over 20 years of first-class racing experience, as a highly qualified technical partner to jointly develop the exhaust system for the RC213V. .

SuzukaH Rossi Edwards
Winner of Suzuka 8 Hours 2001
Valentino Rossi and Colin Edwards
Cabin Honda VTR1000SPW


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