Nika Racing switch to Honda for Chevrolet in the WTCC


Movement last time at Nika Racing. Despite announcing with great fanfare during a ceremony held in Sweden that the team was going to compete in the WTCC 2016 with a Honda Civic WTCC, a model that was later assigned to the young pilot John Bryant-Meisner, finally, the commitments in other championships have led to the Nika Racing to change of vehicle days of the start of the championship. Nika Racing will compete with a Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1, every time that the change to this vehicle it has been argued already that it was planned for the season 2017.

John Brant-Meisner will compete with the Cruze TC1 even though not it will do so from the first appointment at Paul Ricard. The decision as hasty taken by the team has forced the formation to miss the first event of the season with the aim of being able to prepare minimally changing the car and allow John Bryan-Meisner to do a mile test on this model. In this way, the debut of the Cruze TC1 Nika Racing and the premiere of Bryan-Meisner in the WTCC and will have to wait until the days 16 and 17 April, the dates on which you dispute the seugnda appointment calendar in Slovakia.

you can’t say that catches you by surprise this last-minute change of Nika Racing, the entire time that the last few seasons have been less moved to the training Swedish. The team debuted in the 2010 WTCC with a Chevrolet Cruze, a vehicle that was also used in its programs in 2012 and 2013. It was precisely in this year when the bills best left to Nika Racing, delivering a programme almost complete, Michel Nykjaer. In 2014 the team change the Honda Civic WTCC, but in 2015, its bet alongside Rickard Rydell finished not realized for economic reasons.