What does LCR Honda stand for?

LCR Honda formerly known as Team LCR is motorcycle racing team competing for Honda in MotoGP World Championship. It was named after its founder who was an Italian Lucio Cecchinello in 1996 as Lucio Cecchinello Racing. The team started competing in 1996 and collected many wins and almost same in 1997 in 125cc World Championship with Honda Motorcycles.

Noboru Ueda who was two-time 125cc runner-up was recruited by the time in 1998 to ride alongside Lucio Cecchinello and got his first Grand Prix only in his second race. After getting amid the season, he was replaced by Hiroyuki Kikuchi for the rest of the season.

The team moved to MotoGP class with Casey stoner with Yamaha’s support. Cal Crutchlow achieved the first MotoGP victory for the team by winning Australian Grand Prix in 2016.

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