Michigami to replace Huff in the Honda WTCC team

January 23, 2017
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Honda WTCC team has announced that the Japanese driver Ryo Michigami will replace Rob Huff in the 2017 WTCC campaign.

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.

Ryo Michigami Honda WTCC

Ryo Michigami joins Honda WTCC team

“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.

Photofia.com fiawtcc.com

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