Repsol Honda unveiled its 2023 MotoGP colours on Wednesday morning as former champions Marc Marquez and Joan Mir team up for the new season.
The Repsol Campus in Madrid, headquarters of the multinational energy company, showcased the launch of this year’s RC213V and celebrating the near three decade partnership between the two firms. The longest collaboration in the world of motorsports competitions has seen the team earn 15 World Championships, 183 victories and 454 podiums in the premier class with Mir and Marquez out for more this time around.
“The bike looks great again this year!” Marquez said of his new season steed. “I am really looking forward to riding in full Repsol Honda team colours again at the Portugal Test. It’s great to be here with the whole Repsol family who have been with me and the team for such a long time.
“It will be an important test in Portimao, as we have some work to do, but the engineers have been working hard in Japan. I am eager to keep working and get this season started, I am feeling fit and ready to go racing.”
“It feels incredible to wear the full Repsol Honda team colours for the first time and to show off the latest version of the Honda RC213V,” Mir added. “It’s such an honour to join this iconic team and my focus is to deliver the best results possible, what is expected when you join a team such as this.
“We’ve made good progress already in Sepang and we still have time to prepare in Portugal, we keep working and we keep improving.”