Girolami, Guerrieri, Monteiro and Tassi enviornment for additional World Touring Automobile action in 2020
All four led WTCR races in 2019 while Guerrieri challenged for title
Guerrieri: “I in fact in fact feel we can push for the title, that we so narrowly missed out on”
Néstor Girolami, Esteban Guerrieri, Tiago Monteiro and Attila Tassi will continue to lunge with Honda power within the 2020 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automobile Cup.
The quartet, who all led WTCR races in 2019, will contest the 10-weekend, 30-event WTCR season in Honda’s Civic Form R TCR, the most advantageous vehicle in each place in the assorted TCR-sanctioned courses closing One year with 14 titles and 65 lunge wins.
Honda Racing, which is supporting the quartet, will display the buyer racing team that every driver will signify in 2020 at a later date, nonetheless the hope is a consistent and tough line-up will get it a contender for WTCR success in 2020.
Thirty-One year-inclined Girolami, from Argentina, become a 3-time winner in 2019 and positioned seventh within the final standings. Compatriot and fellow ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport driver Guerrieri, 34, become half of the four-manner title decider on the Sepang neat-finale closing month, one draw or the other ending runner-as a lot as aged Honda-powered racer Norbert Michelisz.
Monteiro, 43, returned to full-time racing from extreme harm in 2019 and his bravery and resolution had been rewarded with victory at his home event, WTCR Bustle of Portugal, closing July driving for KCMG. His Hungarian team-mate Tassi, who grew to become 20 in each place in the season, good on the DHL Pole Web web page online for the Vila Precise event and improved in each place in the campaign.
Girolami: 2019 wins enhance title hopes
“Three wins become in actual fact extra than I become staring at for in 2019 and it’s a sizable state from which to initiate my preparations for 2020. Final One year I in fact loved my season as team-mate to Esteban and I’m clear that I may per chance perhaps furthermore be even extra competitive going forwards and fight for the championship myself and for my team.”
Guerrieri assured of one other title push
“After an unheard of season in 2019, I’m so furious to be staying with Honda in 2020 and in fact in fact feel we can push for the title, that we so narrowly missed out on, all over yet again. The Civic Form R TCR is an unheard of vehicle in so many ways and I will’t wait to get support within the support of the wheel for testing.”
Monteiro prepares for ninth season as a Honda driver
“It’ll be my ninth season as a Honda Racing driver and I couldn’t be happier to develop my relationship. My comeback One year in 2019 become annoying because the stage of competition become greater than it’s ever been in World Touring Vehicles and I needed to get myself completely up-to-slip very swiftly. The absorb Portugal and the pole state in Japan had been among the final note emotions I’ve ever had in a racing vehicle and I’m sharp to add extra successes this season.”
Tassi hoping to choose a “mountainous step” forward
“I’m very jubilant to continue as a Honda Racing driver within the WTCR in 2020. I had some very factual moments in my rookie season, like my pole state in Portugal and the Nürburgring event the establish we had podium-slip. If we can steer clear of among the execrable luck that took state – notably on the first laps of among the leisurely-season races – then I mediate I will pick a mountainous step forward.”
Where to uncover the Honda-powered WTCR racers in 2020
WTCR Bustle of Morocco (Circuit Moulay El Hassan, Marrakech), 3-5 April 2020
WTCR Bustle of Hungary (Hungaroring), 24-26 April 2020
WTCR Bustle of Germany (Nürburgring Nordschleife), 20-23 May well also 2020
WTCR Bustle of Slovakia (Slovakia Ring), 5-7 June 2020
WTCR Bustle of Portugal (Circuito Internacional de Vila Precise), 19-21 June 2020
WTCR Bustle of Spain (MotorLand Aragón), 3-5 July 2020
WTCR Bustle of China (Ningbo World Speedpark), 4-6 September 2020
WTCR Bustle of South Korea (Inje Speedium), 16-18 October 2020
WTCR Bustle of Macau (Circuito da Guia), 19-22 November 2020
WTCR Bustle of Malaysia (Sepang World Circuit), 10-13 December 2020