In the 2009 MotoGP season, Honda can not do much to block the rate of the duo Yamaha, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo. Both drivers were seized public attention associated with intense competition in both the standings and on the track.
Honda is only able to put Dani Pedrosa (ranked third) in the top five drivers in the final standings. Andrea Dovizioso while only able to secure the sixth position.
The good quality of the drivers were owned Yamaha touted as the main factor that makes this team triumphed. However, according to Yamaha Nakamoto advantage of his team over to the technology factor, especially in the chassis.
"Chassis that we have a relatively weak area. So is the engine that caused problems in riveability," she said in MCN.
"In the top range, it may be more powerful Honda engine from Yamaha. But in general we lost the engine from them," he continued.