Motorcycle Racing News 2012 Honda Fireblade | Australian Launch

2012 Honda Fireblade | Australian Launch

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2012 CBR1000RR Australian Launch Video

The 2012 Honda CBR1000RR, known as the Fireblade overseas, recently had its official launch in Australia.

And to prime the public for this new model, Honda released the attached video, which gives an inside look into the history of the 2012 CBR 1000 RR Fireblade.

The CBR1000RR celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and many have ridden it to victory, including 17-time Isle of Man TT winner John McGuinness and World Superbike’s Jonathan Rea.

During the short, you’ll hear commentary from Dave Hancock (Honda Europe Test Rider), Ronald Ten Kate (World Superbike Team Manager), Carlo Fiorini (Honda Europe Racing Operations Manager), and Jonathan Rea, whose input helps shape the overall design of the CBR1000 RR.

For some footage of Ultimate MotorCycling’s President Arthur Coldwells testing the new CBR1000RR at Infineon Raceway, click here.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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