Stand-out Formula Ford ace Zac Soutar will enter the 2020 TCR Australia Series after securing a Honda Civic Type R.
The 22-year-old Victorian and his family-run Team Soutar Motorsport squad has purchased the ex-Tony D’Alberto Civic that scored pole position in the opening round of the 2019 season at Sydney Motorsport Park.
Soutar has spent the past three season competing in Australian Formula Ford, finishing second this year in
his privately-entered Mygale.
One his way to second place, Soutar picked up five race wins and two overall round victories.
His family team has decided to continue to enter their own race cars in TCR, and will work closely with Honda’s Australian importer Wall Racing at each event.
The deal means that there will be two privately-entered Civics in the 2020 field, following the recent news that former Hyundai Excel driver Michael Clemente will compete in an ex-Wall Racing Honda.
Soutar will get his first drive of the Civic Type R in a private test at Winton Raceway this Friday.
The 2020 TCR Australia Series will take in nine official race events, kicking off at the Asia Pacific Cup, to be held at Albert Park a