The factory Honda team was named the mate Tiago Monteiro at the upcoming stage of the WTCC in Japan.
Ningbo injured Portuguese was replaced by Gabriele Tarquini, but the Italian veteran Touring and didn’t compete in Motegi because of employment in the program Hyundai TCR. Behind the wheel of the third car Honda Civic sits Esteban, Gergeri who won in the current season, two races, despite the statement in private to the team Campos.
Tiago Monteiro will miss the WTCC stage in Motegi
“It is a pity that Thiago will not be able to participate in the upcoming stage, but I am pleased to join Honda at Motegi and be behind the wheel of the factory machine of the WTCC, commented, Gergeri. – I’ve never played in Motegi and didn’t drive Honda Civic. So I was waiting for a new experience, but I’m sure I’ll be able to help Honda in the championship.”
Place of Gergeri driving the car Chevrolet Cruze the Japanese stage is a champion ETCC 2016 Chris Richard, who thus makes its debut in world Touring.
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