Suzuka 8 Hours: Honda beats Kawasaki to pole in final qualifying

Having been nearly untouchable in the lead-up to the 43rd running of the Japanese endurance classic, Nagashima was again the rider to beat in Saturday’s final qualifying as Honda strengthened its bid for a first race victory since 2013.
The session was delayed by 30 minutes and the Superpole-style Top 10 trials format dropped in favour of a straightforward 40-minute shootout, with the fastest …Keep reading