New partnership for Honda

The Honda Racing F1 Team is pleased to confirm a Team Partnership with NGK Spark Plugs. Established in 1936, the Japanese company has established a world-leading reputation for quality and innovation in all its product areas, ranging from spark...

The Honda Racing F1 Team is pleased to confirm a Team Partnership with NGK Spark Plugs.

Established in 1936, the Japanese company has established a world-leading reputation for quality and innovation in all its product areas, ranging from spark plugs and related products for internal combustion engines to new technical ceramic products. NGK Spark Plugs are widely used across all forms of motorsport including Formula One, touring cars, rally cars and motorcycle racing.

As part of the agreement with the Honda Racing F1 Team, NGK Spark Plugs branding features on the rear wing end plate of the RA106 race car throughout the 2006 season.

Nick Fry, Chief Executive Officer of the Honda Racing F1 Team, commented: "We are delighted to have NGK Spark Plugs within our portfolio of team partners and we are excited about developing our association with such a well-respected brand within the motorsport industry. NGK's strong racing heritage and experience will undoubtedly benefit the team and we look forward to working closely with them in the future."

Kazuo Takiguchi, Senior Managing Director of NGK said: "Since 1964 when Honda began its F1 challenge, we have been supplying spark plugs for their engines. Today we are very proud to become a Team Technical Partner of the Honda Racing F1 Team."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Nick Fry
Teams Honda Racing F1 Team