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Three Hondas added to TCR Japan season opener grid

The TCR Japan series organisation has issued an updated entry list for the season opener grid at Fuji Speedway this weekend, now featuring three Hondas.

The 63-year-old Akihiko Nakaya, who has won the Japanese Formula 3 series and the Japan Touring Car Championship, has joined Dome Racing to drive a Honda Civic Type-R TCR.

Dream Drive and KCMG has entered Naoto Takeda, who has raced in GTs previously, finishing third overall in the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge GT Am class.

The third Honda entry comes from Daiwa N Trading Akiland Racing with driver Masayoshi Oyama, who made his TCR Japan debut at Autopolis last year, claiming two top ten finishes.