Honda Motor Company today announced that it has spent an unspecified sum to become the title sponsor of the Japanese Grand Prix in this season’s 2022 FIA Formula One World Championship. The Japanese Grand Prix will be held at Suzuka Circuit (Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture), 7-9 October. 2022 as the Formula 1 Honda Japanese Grand Prix 2022.
“It is great pleasure for Honda to be named as the title sponsor of the F1 Japanese Grand Prix to be held at the Suzuka Circuit which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year,” Koji Watanabe, Operating Executive, Head of Corporate Communications Supervisory Unit, Honda Motor Company.
In this year’s Japanese Grand Prix, 10 teams – including Oracle Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri, which Honda supports as a team partner – will compete with 20 drivers who will demonstrate their driving skills and judgment or lack thereof in a racing series that changed its rules this year to allow a novel concept in Formula One – passing.