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Sebastien Loeb Racing driver Tom Chilton cantered to victory in the opening WTCC race at a sodden Motegi.
Honda driver Norbert Michelisz stormed to pole position for Sunday's main WTCC race in Japan at a wet Motegi.
Honda Racing Team JAS has confirmed that Esteban Guerrieri will take over from Tiago Monteiro this weekend at Motegi, joining Ryo Michigami and Norbert Michelisz in its three-car effort.
The organisers of the WTCC have issued a revised schedule for this weekend’s race at Motegi due to a typhoon passing between China and Japan that has delayed the arrival of the container shipment.