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Cameron Joins Honda Team Motul for Kyalami 9H

Dane Cameron joins lead Honda lineup for next weekend’s Kyalami 9 Hours…

Photo: Rick Dole/IMSA

Recently-crowned IMSA DPi champion Dane Cameron will compete in next weekend’s Kyalami 9 Hours as part of a refreshed lineup for Honda Team Motul.

The American joins Bertrand Baguette and Marco Bonanomi in the field’s only Honda NSX GT3 Evo for the Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli season finale.

Cameron and Juan Pablo Montoya won the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi title last month, driving one of Acura Team Penske’s ARX-05 DPis. 

He also picked up experience in the NSX GT3 Evo this year, driving for RealTime Racing in GT World Challenge America, where he was ruled out of winning the Pro-Am drivers’ title on a rules technicality.

“The 2019 season has been one of the best of my career and I’m proud to be asked by Honda Team Motul to race the NSX GT3 Evo in the IGTC,” he said.

“I’ve driven the car in the Blancpain GT World Challenge America for most of the year, won a lot of races in Pro-Am and helped my team win the championship, so I think that shows how strong it is.

“We’ve developed a great understanding of how to get the best out of it on the Pirelli tire, so that should be something I can bring to the table while I get used to working with a new team at a new circuit.”

While Cameron makes his first appearance in Honda Team Motul’s IGTC program, his co-drivers have competed in the last few races.

Baguette has been a part of the lineup since the team’s debut in the California 8 Hours, the second round of the season, while Bonanomi joined for the fourth and most recent round at Suzuka.

Jake Kilshaw is a UK-based journalist. He is a graduate of Politics and International Relations.

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