Michigami to replace Huff in the Honda WTCC team
A couple of days after Huff joined Munnich Motorsport, the Japanese manufacturer confirmed that Michigami will join Tiago Monteiro and Norbert Michelisz in the three-car line-up for the following campaign.
Michigami is a Honda Racing driver since 1998 and spent most of his career competing in Super GT Championship. Experienced driver already tasted the WTCC in 2016, making a one-off appearance in the round at Twin Ring Motegi, driving a fourth Honda Civic.
“I want to make this the pinnacle of my life in motorsport and together with Honda, JAS Motorsport, Tiago and Norbi, I will make the maximum effort possible to achieve this. I’m aware that this season will be a huge challenge for me, but I will use all the experience I have gained during my career in Japan and I am incredibly motivated to perform strongly across the season,” commented Michigami.