Make Honda
Model Honda Accord
Drive Front Wheel Drive
Chassis No HR012
Built By Motor Sports Developments (MSD)
Date Built 1996
Current Status

History

One of a number of Japanesse-spec cars built by MSD. These cars used the JDM bodyshell, although had the same running gear as their European counterparts.

Used by Mugen Honda as a test and development car and driven by a number of drivers including 1996 JTCC champion Naoki Hattori, although the car never raced.

In 1997 the car was purchased by Honda America, who re-badged it as HART001 and run in the 1997 North American Touring Car Championship for Forrest Granlund

Currently in New Zealand owned by Nigel Arkell and in the livery of HART's 1997 NATCC sister car.

Pictures

Forrest Granlund @ Mid-Ohio 1997

Race History

Honda
#62 Honda Accord - Honda of America Racing Team
Forrest Granlund

Race Results

Date Venue Driver Vehicle Pos
1997 North American Touring Car Championship
13 Apr 1997 USALong Beach (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNF
13 Apr 1997 USALong Beach (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNF
18 May 1997 USASavannah (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNF
18 May 1997 USASavannah (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 6
08 Jun 1997 USADetroit (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 8
08 Jun 1997 USADetroit (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 4
13 Jul 1997 USACleveland (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 4
13 Jul 1997 USACleveland (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 6
10 Aug 1997 USAMid Ohio (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 6
10 Aug 1997 USAMid Ohio (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord 4
30 Aug 1997 CanadaVancouver (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNS
30 Aug 1997 CanadaVancouver (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNS
07 Sep 1997 USALaguna Seca (1) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNS
07 Sep 1997 USALaguna Seca (2) Forrest Granlund #62 Honda Accord DNS