HONDA STRIKE BACK

All-new bike, sign­ing and a big-money spon­sor. Will this be the year of the Big H?

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport - GOR­DON RICHIE MCN WSB REPORTER

For 2017 the re­born Red­bull-backed Honda Su­per­bike team of Nicky Hay­den and Ste­fan Bradl have a new Fire­blade to play with. In­stead of the usual twoyear mild evo­lu­tion of the bike, the 2017 ma­chine is to­tally fresh with the po­ten­tial to be­come a key player.

MCN sat down with the team’s tech­ni­cal guru Peter Bred­dels for an in­sight into the new bike and found out what makes the SP2 so suited to rac­ing.

An all-new bike is just what the team needed, but time is tight

Tech guru Bred­dels shares his Blade in­sights, see an­no­ta­tions above

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