Racing Bull in Honda
Honda Racing has announces 2017 Motorsports activity plan.
Honda reveals 8 drivers and 5 team. All team has changed from last year.
Top of Honda team last year Docomo Team Dandelion appointment former driver Takuya Izawa since 2013. Ace Tomoki Nojiri turns 4th season with Dandelion.
Real Racing is down 2 cars to 1 car. Koudai Tsukakoshi remain.
Best attention in this silly season, GP2 champion and Red Bull F1 reserve Pierre Gasly coming in Japan.
Former F1 engine makes Team Mugen appointment Gasly for 2017 season alongside 2013 champion Naoki Yamamoto.
Gasly’s car gets Red Bull lively. It is first time see in Japanese Formula scene.
And surprised move for Narain Karthikeyan.
Karthikeyan’s situation was unclear. But finally Karthikeyan come back to Honda squad Nakajima Racing alongside Daisuke Nakajima.
New entrant B-Max Racing Team chose veteran Takashi Kogure. It is 15th season for Kogure.
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P.MU CERMO・INGING (Toyota)
#1 Yuji Kunimoto #2 Hiroaki Ishiura
Kondo Racing (Toyota)
#3 Nick Cassidy #4 Kenta Yamashita
SUNOCO Team LeMans (Toyota)
#7 TBD #8 Kazuya Oshima
Real Racing (Honda)
#10 Koudai Tsukakoshi
Team Mugen (Honda)
#15 Pierre Gasly #16 Naoki Yamamoto
#18 Kamui Kobayashi
ITOCHU ENEX Team IMPUL (Toyota)
#19 Yuhi Sekiguchi #20 Jan Mardenborough
VANTELIN Team TOM’s (Toyota)
#36 Andre Lotterer #37 Kazuki Nakajima
Docomo Team Dandelion (Honda)
#40 Tomoki Nojiri #41 Takuya Izawa
B-Max Racing Team (Honda)
#50 Takashi Kogure
Nakajima Racing (Honda)
#64 Daisuke Nakajima #65 Narain Karthikeyan