Livio Suppo Steps Down as Repsol Honda MotoGP Team Principal

A day after Marc Marquez won the 2017 MotoGP championship to offer Honda Racing Company the triple crown of rider, staff and producer titles, Repsol Honda Workforce Principal Livio Suppo introduced he’s stepping right down to pursue new alternatives.

Suppo, fifty three, joined the HRC as advertising director in 2010, including the position of communications director in 2011. In 2013, Suppo was named staff principal, overseeing the workforce every racing weekend, working with riders Marquez and Dani Pedrosa.

Earlier than becoming a member of HRC, Suppo was venture chief for Ducati‘s MotoGP staff from 2003-2009, working with riders Loris Capirossi, Troy Bayliss, Carlos Checa, Sete Gibernau, Casey Stoner, Marco Melandri and Nicky Hayden.

In all, Suppo performed a task in riders profitable six MotoGP titles, 5 with Honda (together with 4 gained by Marquez and one by Stoner) in addition to Stoner’s 2007 title with Ducati.

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Livio Suppo to go away HRC following 2017 MotoGP season

Honda Racing Company needs to announce that Livio Suppo has determined to maneuver on from his position as Repsol Honda’s Workforce Principal and depart the Firm.

Livio Suppo joined HRC in 2010, as Communications and Advertising Director. From 2013 he assumed a twin-position as Workforce Principal of the Repsol Honda Staff and HRC Communications and Advertising Director, giving a valuable contribution in advertising, plus staff and rider administration.

Honda Racing Company needs to thank Livio Suppo for the dedication, experience and keenness which have all the time distinguished his work and needs him all the perfect for his future.


Tetsuhiro Kuwata
HRC Director – Basic Supervisor Race Operations Administration Division

“After eight very profitable years with HRC, Livio has determined to maneuver on and depart the Firm. We need to heartily thank Livio for his essential contribution to the outcomes we’ve got achieved in all these years collectively. We’ve share many good moments and some difficult ones, however the power, dedication and keenness he has tirelessly put into his work is actually exceptional. Whereas we’re sorry to see him depart, we want him all one of the best in his future profession in addition to in his private life.”


Livio Suppo
Workforce Principal / Communications and Advertising Director

“It has been an actual honour to work for HRC over the previous eight years. It has been an excellent skilled and human expertise, and I shall be all the time grateful to the Firm for asking me to be a part of it. Anyway, after 22 seasons within the motorbike racing world, I really feel that it’s time for me to search for new challenges. I depart HRC figuring out that in 2018 they are going to be aggressive, as a result of Marc and Dani are very robust and the engineers will as all the time put together a great package deal for them to battle for the championship once more. I’ll always remember all the great days we had collectively, and another time I want to say because of everyone within the workforce and at HRC for sharing these thrilling years with me.”

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