The pilot factory team Honda of Tiago Monteiro was forced to miss the upcoming stage of the WTCC in China Ningbo, on the recommendation of doctors.
Tiago Monteiro: I Hope to be able to perform on stage in China
In early September, the Portuguese was involved in a serious accident on the tests in Barcelona, which received damage to the neck ligaments and intervertebral joints.
Tiago is still feeling the consequences of the accident, so it was decided to give him a rest. On the Chinese stage in Ningbo Portuguese composed of highly experienced Honda will replace Gabriele Tarquini.
Recall that Monteiro leads in the overall WTCC season 2017, ahead of nearest rival Ted björck’s of Volvo by 12 points.
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