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MOTUL R&D’S KATSUYA ARAI: RACING ACTIVITY IS THE SOURCE OF THE TECHNOLOGY!

Motul’s presence in Japan is highlighted by the fact that there is a Japanese R&D facility in the Kawasaki area just outside Tokyo specifically tasked with catering to the needs of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The man who runs it all is Katsuya Arai. We sat down with him to learn more about the synergy between the Motul and the Japanese OEMs. 

KATSUYA, WHAT’S IT LIKE TO COLLABORATE WITH THE...

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GOODBYE "MR 300V"

It is with much sadness that we learned today of the passing of Michel Sinson at the age of 84.

“A lube engineer”, as he liked to call himself, and Motul’s Technical Director, Mr Sinson dedicated 40 years of his life to the formulation of our products from the mid 1960s onward. 

A key product man and one of the pioneers in the internationalisation of the Group, we owe a debt of thanks to him for the development...

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DRAGONSPEED & BEN HANLEY TAKE ON THE BRICKYARD

Indy car is going through a surge in popularity. Never before has the championship enjoyed as much international popularity as today, partly because a Spanish driver named Fernando Alonso is making a bid for the triple crown and McLaren itself is even looking at full season participation in 2020. Other big teams are also paying attention. None other than the FIA WEC and ELMS top endurance team, Dragonspeed, is participating in five races...

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FIVE RACES YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IN 2019!

Mid-March is a great time for motorsport fans across the globe. It’s the time when the racing season starts to fire on all cylinders again. MotoGP and WSBK have already started and never fail to amaze the fans with their thrilling races, but meanwhile a lot of other championships will also be starting a new season soon. So which five races should you look out for this year?

Of course, there are the old classics like the 24...

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TAMING A HELLCAT WITH MOTUL RBF 660

Automotive journalist, Bradley Iger, on brake fade in his Challenger Hellcat and how Motul RBF 660 improves braking performance. 

As an automotive journalist, I have the good fortune of being able to spend my days behind the wheel of many of the world’s most capable performance cars, both on the street and at the racetrack. When it came time to find something for myself a few years ago, I managed to narrow the...

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