TCR Australia series will see Honda Australia and D'Alberto return in 2020
D’Alberto took his Wall Racing Honda Civic Type R to second place in the inaugural TCR Australia Series, and with a renewed commitment from Honda Australia, the combination is aiming to go one better this year.
The 34-year-old scored the very first TCR pole position at Sydney Motorsport Park and was a title contender throughout the year, claiming four podiums on his way to second overall in the series behind Will Brown.
D’Alberto will continue in the rapidly growing TCR category as part of a multi-car Wall Racing effort, along with technical support from J.A.S. Motorsport, an official racing partner of Honda globally.
The current Civic Type R is one of Honda’s most successful and critically acclaimed models, in both race car and road car form.
Honda Australia was one of the most active partners of the inaugural TCR Australia Series, using D’Alberto’s Civic Type R TCR car in a number of media and marketing initiatives during the year, including its golden anniversary celebrations to mark 50 years since the company was established locally.
D’Alberto will start his claim for the 2020 title with the opening round of the carsales TCR Australia Series at Sydney Motorsport Park on March 27-29.
The race livery of D’Alberto’s 2020 Honda Civic Type R will be revealed closer to the TCR Australia test and series launch day at Winton Raceway on February 26.
Tony D'Alberto on track during the Shannons Nationals at the Bend Motorsport Park 2020 / PHOTO: BeardySnaps