Corporate History

1972 Henry Abe Industry Co. Ltd. Started in Osaka.
The company's main business was exporting motorcycle supplies and parts to the United States.
1974 Start using DAYTONA brand name.
1975 Released of aluminum alloy ”Seven Star cast wheels” in Japan. This is the first cast wheel exclusively for motorcycles in Japan and pioneers the use of aluminum wheels thereafter.
1976 Company relocates to Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture, the center of Japan's motorcycle industry.
1981 DAYTONA catalog started and issue annually.
1985 Company name DAYTONA started.
1986 The team begins competing in the All Japan Road Race Championship as "TEAM DAYTONA".
1988 Install engine and chassis dynamometer in the headquarter building.
1993 Ricoland retail shop started.
1995 In terms of racing activities, the Aprilia RSV250R of Osamu Miyazaki of Team Daytona took its first victory in the GP250 class at the All Japan Road Race Championship in SUGO, beating out the factory machines.
2001 Headquarter moved to Mori-Machi and own a test circuit (700m)
2002 Team MOTOREX-DAYTONA rider Osamu Miyazaki took his first win in the 2002 Road Race World Championship opening round "SKYY VODKA GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN" GP250.
2005 DAYTONA DOHC engine has been first time winner at Mini Moto SX 10E class at Las Vegas, NV.
From then until 2007, Daytona engines won the 10E class three years in a row.
Start sales of complete engines for pit bikes.
Subsidiary company PT DAYTONA AZIA has established in Indonesia.
DAYTONA Taiwan branch has established.
2011 4-valve complete engine "ANIMA F" series launched.
2017 Merged DIRTFREAK
2018 Launched application for flea market using smartphone
2022 On April, Daytona celebrated its 50th anniversary.