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Why teamwork is key for Honda in the WTCC

Why teamwork is key for Honda in the WTCC

08/08/2017 12:00

It takes Honda 40 people speaking nine languages and running three Civic WTCC racers to be successful in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, as the latest video at SafeIsFast.com reveals.

The Teamwork Challenge, goes behind the scenes with the Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team and hears from factory drivers Norbert Michelisz, Ryo Michigami and Tiago Monteiro, Technical Director Duncan Laycock, Team Manager Dario d’Esposito, Physiologist Emiliano Ventura and Team Principal Alessandro Mariani. It’s available from the Road Racing Drivers Club by clicking here.

Meanwhile, Monteiro, the current WTCC title leader, has become the latest ‘Ask a Pro’. Amateur racers looking for advice and tips can put their questions to today’s top stars, including the Portuguese ace, by clicking here.

After 12 races, Honda heads the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers ahead of Volvo Polestar. The series fires back into life at WTCC Race of China in Ningbo from 13-15 October.

Eurosport Events, the promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, is delighted to announce JVCKENWOOD as the Event Presenting Partner of WTCC Race of Japan next week during a very momentous period for an important member of the WTCC family.

Just like the FIA World Touring Car Championship, eSports WTCC – its online equivalent – is heading to Japan with the title finely balanced.

Yann Ehrlacher says not winning the Opening Race at FIA WTCC Race of China last weekend will make him a better driver.

Li Shufu, the Chairman of Geely Worldwide, was an interested visitor to China’s round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship last weekend.

Norbert Michelisz has revealed racing in the FIA World Touring Car Championship without team-mate Tiago Monteiro by his side “wasn’t easy”.

Thed Björk leads the FIA World Touring Car Championship for the first time following “one of the most eventful race weekends” in China.