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Honda NSX GT3 set for Bathurst 12 Hour debut

The new Honda NSX GT3 Evo will make its Mount Panorama debut at the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour.

Cameron joins Honda for Kyalami IGTC round

IMSA Prototype champion Dane Cameron will join the factory Honda team for this month's Kyalami Intercontinental GT Challenge finale.

First Honda TCR car lands in Australia

The first TCR-spec Honda Civic has landed in Australia, with J.A.S Motorsport on the lookout for a customer team to run the car in the new-for-2019 TCR Australia series.

Patrese joins Honda squad for Spa 24 Hours

Ex-Formula 1 driver Riccardo Patrese will make a return to international motorsport in this month's Spa 24 Hours at the age of 64. 

Honda would have quit WTCC if TC1 rules stayed

Honda says it would have left the WTCC had the series stuck by its TC1 regulations beyond the end of the 2017 season.

Honda team boss "amazed" by Volvo claims

JAS Motorsport's Alessandro Mariani says he was "amazed" by Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin's suggestion that Volvo's structure compared to Honda was key to its World Touring Car Championship success.

Volvo team structure key to beating Honda

Polestar head of motorsport Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin says Volvo's organisation compared to WTCC rival Honda was key to its 2017 title success.

Qatar WTCC: Guerrieri takes pole, Michelisz in trouble

Esteban Guerrieri secured pole for the Qatar WTCC season finale, while Thed Bjork profited from an issue for rival Norbert Michelisz to increase his points advantage.

Qatar WTCC: Michelisz breaks lap record in Thursday practice

Honda's title hopeful Norbert Michelisz completed a clean sweep of fastest times in the final two WTCC practice sessions of the 2017 season in Qatar.

Monteiro will also miss Qatar WTCC finale

Honda WTCC driver Tiago Monteiro will miss the season finale in Qatar as he continues to recover from injuries sustained in a crash at Barcelona in September.

Macau WTCC: Huff beats Michelisz to take pole

Rob Huff grabbed pole for the Macau Guia race with a new WTCC lap record of the circuit in a frenetic qualifying session.

Monteiro to miss Macau WTCC round too

Honda driver Tiago Monteiro will miss a third consecutive WTCC event on medical grounds after being ruled out of the Macau round.

Honda excluded from China WTCC race over fuel injector

Honda Racing Team JAS has been excluded from all results from the last round of the WTCC round at the Ningbo circuit in China on technical grounds.

Honda picks Guerrieri to fill in for Monteiro at Motegi

Honda Racing Team JAS has confirmed that Esteban Guerrieri will take over from Tiago Monteiro this weekend at Motegi, joining Ryo Michigami and Norbert Michelisz in its three-car effort.

Monteiro forced to miss Motegi WTCC race

Honda driver Tiago Monteiro has been ruled out of competing in the WTCC at this weekend's race at Motegi on medical advice.

Van der Zande to drive factory Honda in Macau

Sportscar stalwart Renger van der Zande will race the factory-entered Honda NSX in next month's FIA GT World Cup at Macau. 

Monteiro to miss China WTCC race on medical grounds

WTCC championship leader Tiago Monteiro has been forced to withdraw from this weekend's races in China on medical grounds.

Monteiro hospitalised after Barcelona test crash

World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has been hospitalised after a test crash at Barcelona.

Monteiro wants to stay with Honda WTCC squad in 2018

Tiago Monteiro says he wants to continue with Honda in WTCC, and has already started to discuss conditions for a contract renewal with the Japanese manufacturer.

Argentina WTCC: Michelisz wins after Catsburg's repeat puncture

Honda’s Norbert Michelisz grabbed his second World Touring Car Championship victory of the season in the main Termas de Rio Hondo race after long-time leader Nicky Catsburg’s suffered a puncture.

Honda handed WTCC weight break for Vila Real

Honda cars will run 20 kilograms lighter in this month's Vila Real WTCC round following the latest round of compensation weight revisions.

Monteiro furious at Yokohama: "You cannot play with lives"

WTCC points leader Tiago Monteiro has laid into tyre supplier Yokohama after suffering a puncture-related retirement at the Nurburgring for the second year straight.

Nurburgring WTCC: Michelisz takes Nordschleife pole by 0.6s

Honda’s Norbert Michelisz has taken pole position at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with practice pacesetter Nicky Catsburg unable to challenge after suffering a vibration on his final run.

Volvo, Honda get maximum WTCC ballast for Hungary

Volvo and Honda have been given the maximum compensation weight for this weekend's WTCC round at the Hungaroring.

Huff surprised by Honda WTCC pace at Monza

Former WTCC champion Rob Huff says he was surprised by Honda's pace in last weekend's Monza races, as the Japanese manufacturer topped the speed traps.

Marrakesh WTCC: Monteiro leads Honda 1-2 in main race

Tiago Monteiro took a controlled win in the second WTCC race in Marrakesh from factory Honda teammate Norbert Michelisz.

Ehrlacher, Michigami lose front row positions for WTCC opener

Yann Ehrlacher and Ryo Michigami have lost first and second place on the grid of the first WTCC race of 2017 in Marrakesh, handing pole position to Tom Coronel.

Marrakesh WTCC: Monteiro grabs first pole of new season

Honda’s Tiago Monteiro took pole position for the first race of the 2017 WTCC season in Marrakesh, beating the Volvo of Nestor Girolami by two tenths of a second.

Marrakesh WTCC: Michelisz leads Honda 1-2 in practice

Honda drivers Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro were fastest in practice ahead of the first WTCC round of the season in Marrakesh.

Why WTCC's 2017 season should be its closest for years

The 2017 WTCC season begins this weekend in Morocco, and could be one of the most competitive campaigns for a long time, despite grid numbers being the lowest in the championship's 13-year history.

Honda not worried by pre-season pace deficit

Honda Racing Team JAS is unfazed by its lack of performance at the Monza season launch event, saying it did not chase laptimes during the two-day test.

Honda confirms Michigami in place of Huff for 2017

The Honda WTCC team has announced Super GT driver Ryo Michigami as Rob Huff’s replacement in its three-car line-up for 2017.

Huff switches from Honda to Munnich Citroen in 2017

Former WTCC champion Rob Huff has left Honda after just one year, and will reunite with Munnich Motorsport behind the wheel of an ex-factory Citroen in 2017.

Honda gets ballast drop for Qatar WTCC finale

Honda will benefit from a 30kg weight drop for the World Touring Car Championship finale in Qatar next week.

Honda commits to WTCC programme for 2017

Honda have confirmed their participation in the 2017 World Touring Car Championship, after a strong 2016 season which saw them take the fight directly to Citroen, particularly in the early part of the season.

Lada, Honda get ballast drop for China

The Lada cars will have 50 kilos less compensation weight in the WTCC races at Shanghai International Raceway next weekend, compared to the previous round in Japan.

Honda expects decision on WTCC future "soon"

Honda’s decision on whether it will continue to compete in the WTCC from next season onwards is due soon, according to the Japanese marque.

Norbert Michelisz: The original gamer-turned-racer

Forget the graduates of the Nissan GT Academy - Hungarian WTCC star Norbert Michelisz was arguably the first to find his way into international motorsport via computer games. Valentin Khorounzhiy tells his story.

Monteiro open to Formula E and WEC outings in future

Tiago Monteiro says he isn't ruling out drives in Formula E and or World Endurance Championship in the future alongside his existing WTCC commitments with Honda.

Monteiro: Citroen likely to remain "the strongest car" in 2017

Honda’s Tiago Monteiro believes the Citroen cars will remain the benchmark in the 2017 WTCC season despite the manufacturer pulling its works team from the championship.

Honda gets maximum ballast for first time in 2016 at Motegi

Honda is going to carry maximum performance penalty weight for the first time in the coming FIA World Touring Car Championship race weekend at Motegi, Japan.

Michigami to race fourth Honda in Japan

Honda is going to expand to a fourth car for Ryo Michigami at the Japanese WTCC round at Motegi in September.

Monteiro “won’t give up” on title fight with Lopez

Tiago Monteiro has vowed not to give up on chasing down WTCC runaway points leader Jose Maria Lopez following his victory in the second race at Vila Real.

Vila Real WTCC: Citroen holds off Honda to win MAC3

Citroen won the Manufacturers’ Against the Clock heat at Vila Real in Portugal, finishing ahead of Honda by three-tenths of a second, helping to maintain their points lead over Honda after the Japanese marque took pole position.

Vila Real WTCC: Michelisz heads Muller in Friday test

Honda driver Norbert Michelisz was fastest of all in the first WTCC test session at the Vila Real circuit, finishing just under a tenth of a second ahead of Yvan Muller’s Citroen.

Huff: I'd like to stay in WTCC until I retire

Honda's Rob Huff, who has been racing in the WTCC since 2005, says he would like to remain in the championship until the end of his driving career.

Lada, Honda, Chevrolet get ballast increase for Portugal

Lada have paid the price for its fast pace in the wet at their home race in Moscow Raceway, with the Russian manufacturer acquiring an additional 50kg of compensation weight as a result.

Honda exclusion "a quick way to lose fans" for WTCC - Huff

Honda WTCC driver Rob Huff has called the decision to retroactively exclude the Japanese marque's cars from the Morocco round "a quick way to lose fans".

Honda "surprised" but accepts FIA's decision

Honda have accepted the decision by the FIA International Court of Appeal, which has excluded the team from the results of the Moroccan round due to non compliance of the FIA technical regulations in respect of their flat floor.

Honda's appeal partly successful, Morocco exclusion stands

The FIA International Court of Appeal has upheld part of Honda Racing Team JAS’s appeal into its exclusion from the Hungarian and Moroccan rounds of this year’s WTCC.

Date set for Honda's crucial exclusion appeal

The Honda Racing Team JAS team's appeal against its exclusion from the third and fourth meetings of 2016 WTCC will be heard by the FIA International Court of Appeal in Paris on Thursday, June 9.

Analysis: Understanding Honda's flat floor troubles

After qualifying at the Hungaroring weekend, it emerged there was investigation taking place by the FIA into the legality of the four Civics entered by Honda. Neil Hudson analyses the situation.

Honda clears scrutineering after Nurburgring races

All the Hondas entered for the Nurburgring round of the WTCC have passed scrutineering checks, meaning the team will not be excluded from the results of the weekend and then provisionally reinstated subject to the result of their appeal.

Honda set to keep illegal floor for Nurburgring weekend

Honda has launched an appeal to protest the FIA stewards' decision to exclude it from the last two WTCC events due to an allegedly illegal flat floor, which is also set to encompass future events.

Honda excluded from Hungary and Morocco results

Honda has been excluded from the results of the last two rounds of WTCC following an investigation by the WTCC technical delegate and the stewards at the Nurburgring.

Lada gets increased ballast for Nurburgring, Citroen stays on 80kg

The fifth round of the 2016 World Touring Car Championship at the Nurburgring Nordschleife will see very few changes in compensation weight, with just Lada gaining 10kg ballast.

Honda 1-2-3 matters more than whoever won, says Michelisz

Norbert Michelisz says securing Honda's first ever WTCC 1-2-3 in Morocco was more important to him than fighting for victory in the race.

FIA to continue investigating Honda's flat floor

The results of the WTCC Race of Morocco and the preceding event at the Hungaroring two weeks’ ago are still subject to change, with the FIA technical delegate continuing an investigation into the flat floor of Honda.

Huff calls for introduction of driver steward in WTCC

Honda driver Rob Huff has called for the introduction of the driver steward in the World Touring Car Championship, following a controversial incident in the main race at the Hungaroring.

Huff: Muller's antics result of losing to Lopez

Honda’s Rob Huff was highly critical of Citroen driver Yvan Muller following an incident between the duo in the main race at the Hungaroring.