Liqui Moly Team Engstler switch to Honda for 2022 WTCR season

January 14, 2022

by Phil Kinch

The first pieces of the 2022 FIA World Touring Car Cup - WTCR season have fallen into place with the news that long time Hyundai customer team Liqui Moly Team Engstler will run Honda Civic Type R TCRs this year.

The team will run both Tiago Monteiro and Attila Tassi in what is an unchanged Honda lineup for the third year is running, whilst both Esteban Guerrieri and Nestor Girolami also remain part of the Honda WTCR driver line-up for 2022.

The team that Guerrieri and Girolami will drive for this year will be revealed at a later date.

2022 will be Franz Engstler’s outfits third year in WTCR where they will run title sponsorship from LIQUI MOLY making sure that they will stand out during the new season.

Engstler explained how proud he was by joining forces with Honda ahead of the new season.

“It is a really proud moment for LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler to get the chance to work with Honda in the WTCR, and a fantastic development speaking personally. It feels like there is a good future for this partnership and it is a great opportunity for the team to grow in the WTCR,” said Engstler.

“Our driver line-up is also very strong; to have a driver of Tiago's experience brings obvious benefits, and it is also part of our philosophy to work with young drivers where we can, so Attila is a great addition. We are really motivated for the start of this new project with the Honda Civic Type R TCR and will be investing our maximum power to get the best results.”

The 2022 FIA World Touring Car Cup - WTCR returns for its fifth season, getting underway with the WTCR Race of Czech Republic at the Autodrom Most on April 9-10.

Image Credit: DPPI Images / WTCR


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