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MotoGP, History visits Misano: Carlo Murelli in the paddock, HRC technician on the NR500

A true icon of the paddock, he was the first European to work for Honda on the very secret project of the Honda NR500 with oval pistons. Carlo still has passion burning in his eyes

MotoGP: History visits Misano: Carlo Murelli in the paddock, HRC technician on the NR500

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Carlo Murelli represents in some ways the history of Honda in the world championship. He was part of the very small group of technicians working on Katayama's NR500 (find our interview with the history of the bike HERE) and is a true dean of the paddock. He was warmly welcomed in Misano by Alberto Puig and from the Guidotti's brothers, Francesco and Giacomo. His blue eyes continue to be animated by that fire of true passion for racing that made him become a true icon of the world championship between the late 70s and early 80s.

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