Honda joined WTCC late last year entering the ultimate three races. The racing outfit will run this year's entire twelve-round season, which kicks off later this month in Italy.
Within the off-season, Honda made some updates to its WTCC entry together with better aerodynamics, improved suspension and braking and varied engine and turbo enhancements. Two teams can field the new Civic racecar during this year's season: Honda Racing Team JAS and a private team from Hungary, Zengo Motorsport.
Fans of the WTCC within the US will be happy to grasp that series makes a come back visit to Sonoma Raceway on September eight for the Race of the United States.
Technical specifications of the 2013 Honda Civic WTCC
•In line 4 cylinder direct injection turbocharged with intercooler;
•Capacity: 1.6 liters;
•Dry oil sump;
Weight and Dimensions
•Mass: 1100 Kg;
•Length: 4300 mm;
•Wideness: 1830 mm;
•Wheelbase: 2605 mm
•WTCC is the FIA World Touring Car Championship.
•Vehicle specification is strictly regulated by FIA Super 2000 category
•All vehicles which compete in the championship are based on mass production cars with more than 4 seats.
•The championship is reserved for cars powered by a 1.6 liter petrol engine, turbo-charged with direct injection.
•The distance of each race varies between 50 km and 60km•The full racing season covers 12 racing weekends (two races per weekend)