Showa Concludes Sponsorship Agreement with Motorcycle Race Team Honda Asia Dream Racing

March 8, 2019

Showa Corporation is pleased to announce that it has concluded a sponsorship agreement with Honda Asia Dream Racing, which takes part in the Asia Road Racing Championship, the All Japan Road Race Championship and the Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Race, in addition to supplying our products, entering the new season as Honda Asia Dream Racing with SHOWA.

In addition to the All Japan Road Race Championship and the Suzuka 8 Hours Endurance Race, Showa will also support the team in its goal of winning the series championship in the ASB1000 class, a new class in the Asia Road Racing Championship from this year.

To ensure team victory in a field of intensive races representing the pinnacle of commercially available motorcycles, the team has cultivated a spirit of taking on challenges. With this agreement, Showa hopes to enhance the Showa brand around the world and apply the technologies and reliability gained in races to its mass-produced products.

Thank you for all of your continued support.

〈Team Structure〉

1. Name Honda Asia Dream Racing with SHOWA
2. Riders  Zaqhwan Zaidi
3. Machine  CBR1000RR SP2


〈Overview of Race Support〉

1. Supplied Products ■ Asia Road Racing Championship
2019 Racing Front Forks (Twin Chamber),
2019 Racing Rear Cushions (Balance Free Rear Cushion)
■ All Japan Road Race Championship
2019 Racing Front Forks (Balance Free Front Fork – TSP),
2019 Racing Rear Cushions (Balance Free Rear Cushion Lite)
*Balance Free Technology is a proprietary suspension technology of Showa Corporation.
2. Support Suspension setting service, Sponsorship