LCR Honda completes its line-up, here is Takaaki Nakagami for the 2021 MotoGP year. “He has the potential to be with the top riders,” said Cecchinello.
After Alex Marquez, LCR Honda completes its team with today’s presentation of Takaaki Nakagami. Another season in the ranks of Lucio Cecchinello‘s team, the fourth in MotoGP for the Japanese rider. Given the important progress made during the 2020 championship, it is expected to see him on the podium in this new season in the premier class.
“He will have the exact same bike as the other riders” assures Lucio Cecchinello. For Nakagami, therefore, a year with the same RCV that Espargaró and the Márquez will use. A ‘prize’ for his progress in 2020, when he became the top driver after Marc Márquez’s injury. “He has the potential to be with the top riders, he can win other podiums for our history,” said Cecchinello.
“Last year there was a good step forward, I have more confidence in myself,” added Takaaki Nakagami. Adding that “I’m always travelling. I live in Spain and only at the end of the season I go home for a month. Then back to Europe to prepare for the new season. We are always working to try to improve.” Looking at the livery we see no blue or green parts as Marquez’s one but only a red and white livery with also a different main sponsor: Idemitsu.