Honda wants three Civic WTCC official 2016


along the release of farewell to Gabriele Tarquini, the team Castrol Honda WTCC announced significant changes in its official project in the World of passenger Cars. The japanese brand has lived in the shadow of Chevrolet, and Citroën since he landed in the championship full-time in 2013. A situation that will be difficult to change with the current Honda Civic WTCC, a vehicle of two volumes according to the experts of the category will ever be able to make shadow to the models of three volumes as the Citroën C-Elysée. In spite of this, in the human aspect of the team does not spare resources.

In this aspect, Honda is working on having three Civic WTCC in 2016 and give a farewell in height to a model that could live his last year’s competition. The objective is to gather in the bosom of the team to the strongest rider of the grill and for it to make at least one signing in height. With Tiago Monteiro confirmed informally, there should be not surprises with the second pilot. Norbert Michelisz is called to enter in the team after being the champion of the Trophy in Yokohama Independent with a Civic private, being during large stages of the season, the best Honda rider on track.

however, Honda and JAS Motorsport working in give a big surprise and move in the transfer market to be able to announce their drivers even before the turn of the year. The team Castrol Honda WTCC is scheduled for January, a test in Jerez and then the ideal would be to be able to have the three pilots, at least in payroll. And the rumors have already put a name, Rob Huff is the one chosen for the third Civic WTCC. The World Champion of 2012 WTCC has worked with JAS Motorsport in the last appointment of the TCR Series in Macau.