Alessandro Lupino's Assomotor/Honda Red Moto CRF450R

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Out of HRC Honda's second US truck was the Assomotor/Honda Red Moto team, which has Italy's Allesandro Lupino and Japan's Kei Yamamoto representing. 

These CRF450Rs were adorned with a few Italian brands we don't see too often. Although we've seen many carbon parts from CMT (not to be confused with CRM), we hadn't laid our eyes on these carbon fiber radiator braces and mounts before.

Oddly enough, they do use CRM for their carbon fiber fuel tanks. These we also don't see as often on Hondas, as their US, Japan, and GP factory teams all use a tank that's sourced from Martin Technologies.

KYB has a strong presence throughout the GP paddock, and has a great support system for teams through Technical Touch.

Albeit oil coolers are nothing new in motocross, every time we see a version we haven't before, we drool a bit...

Being that the team is based from Italy, most of the aftermarket parts are Italian brands, such as the Spark exhaust systems.

Kei Yamamoto's Assomotor/Honda Red Moto CRF450R.

We spotted these Hurly radiator covers on a few bikes in the pits, along with cooling blankets for the fuel tanks.

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Vital MX Pit Bits: 2016 MXGP of USA

  • Evgeny Bobryshev's 2017 HRC Honda CRF450RW
  • Tim Gajser's 2016 Gariboldi HRC Honda CRF450RW
  • Alessandro Lupino's Assomotor/Honda Red Moto CRF450R
  • Jeremy Martin's Geico Honda CRF250R
  • Eli Tomac's Monster Energy Kawasaki KX450F-SR
  • Austin Forkner's Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX250F
  • Darian Sanayei's BUD Racing Kawasaki Monster Energy Team
  • Jeremy Van Horebeek's Monster Energy Yamaha YZ450FM
  • Arminas Jasikonis World Suzuki MXGP RM-Z450WS
  • Jeremy Seewer's Suzuki World MX2 RM-Z250WS
  • Max Nagl's Rockstar Energy Husqvarna FC 450
  • Max Anstie's Rockstar Energy Husqvarna FC 250
  • Tony Cairoli's Red Bull KTM 450 SX-F
  • Jeffrey Herling's Red Bull KTM 250 SX-F
  • Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull KTM
  • Shaun Simpson's Wilvo/Virus Performance KTM
  • Ivo Monticelli's Leopard/Marchetti Racing KTM 250 X-F
  • Brian Bogers HSF Logistics KTM 250 SX-F
  • Samuele Bernardini's TM Racing MX 250 FI
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