HPD Offers Support to Honda Racers

HPD offers support to Honda racers.

By Aaron Gaghagen
Video shot by Brian Gillespie


Racing can be expensive. Scratch that racing IS expensive and when you want to go wheel-to-wheel in a top series, racing gets really expensive. On top of testing and development some series require you to race a more current generation of whatever model you choose to do battle with. For racers that want to go with a tenth gen Civic Honda Performance Development can help with some of the cost of actually obtaining a clean, completely stripped body. They now offer the 2017 Honda Civic body in white.

The HPD 2017 Honda Civic body in white is a bare shell offered without any glass, interior, suspension, engine, transmission, etc. If you bought a showroom Civic, you most likely end up taking a lot of that stuff out to build a real race car. So why pay for stuff that you ultimately won’t need? HPD also offers a slew of Honda Racing parts and factory support to racers. To get that you need to have a Honda Racing Line membership. George Harmon from HPD gives us the lowdown on how to learn that secret handshake.



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Aaron Gaghagen
Multimedia Editor at VTEC Academy
Aaron Gaghagen is a veteran video editor and longtime Honda enthusiast. All told, he’s owned seven of them, and has enjoyed every single minute of wrenching on every single one. Except for that automatic one. That was probably a mistake. In 2010 Aaron teamed up with Brian Gillespie who along with another partner launched Nacho Speed Garage, a venture that capitalized on Aaron’s video expertise to do its part in entertaining and educating the Honda masses. Nacho Speed Garage took everything to the next level. Instead of reading magazines and cruising forums for content, Aaron and Brian were generating it themselves. The demise of Honda Tuning magazine in 2014 was the impetus for Aaron to do something even more impactful, though, which led to the creation of VTEC Academy and aims to carry that Honda torch forward in the same spirt of not just Honda Tuning but Nacho Speed Garage.