Honda Motor Company
The Honda Proving Center (HPCC) that consists of approximately 4,255 acres, including the former American Honda motorcycle and automobile test tracks, related facilities and other improvements located in Cantil, Calif. is for sale.
This year’s surprise package – and current Formula One Championship leaders – Brawn GP have announced plans for a selection of race cars from their memorabilia collection to be sold by Bonhams at the Silverstone Classic Historic Race Meeting on Saturday 25 July.
A half-century ago the founder of Honda Motor Company, Soichiro Honda, led his fledgling company on its first steps toward worldwide prominence as they entered the World Championship Grand Prix racing arena for the very first time at the Isle of Man TT motorcycle races. Back in 1959 there was no guarantee that Honda would ever earn a single podium at the highest levels of racing.