The new TCR Japan championship begins this weekend at Autopolis International Racing Course and the teams are rushing to get ready for the inaugural event.
The latest addition to the entry list is a Honda Civic Type R FK8 that will be driven by Yu Kanamaru for the Team Goh Models.
The JAS Motorsport-built Civic was unshipped yesterday at Kobe harbour and trucked directly to Autopolis, immediately after the custom formalities were accomplished.
The 25-year old Kanamaru has built himself a reputation with Formula 3 wins and podium results, while the team boasts a long and successful history in Sportscars competition, racing McLaren, Porsche and Audi cars. Its most outstanding achievement is the overall win in the 2004 Le Mans 24 hours with and Audi R8.
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