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Honda F1’s managing director has said the manufacturer are ‘praying’ for good news surrounding Max Verstappen’s damaged Silverstone power unit.
Honda’s Formula 1 technical director, Toyoharu Tanabe, has said he is “not surprised” to see the likes of Lewis Hamilton make comments about their engine power.
It has been confirmed that Red Bull will have a transitionary year in 2022 with their power unit still coming from Sakura.
Honda has denied talk that their second engine spec is an improvement due to upgrades or an ability to be run harder.
Mercedes have been surprised by the performance gains of the Honda engine, but they could have actually vetoed them under the rules.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has stood by his assessment that Honda’s new power unit has brought a performance boost to Red Bull and AlphaTauri.
The head of Honda’s F1 operation says the manufacturer are still developing a new power source for 2022, despite their imminent departure from Formula 1.
While delighted with Sergio Perez’s victory in Azerbaijan, Honda fully expect Mercedes to come back fighting after a tough couple of races.
Toyoharu Tanabe says Honda are investigating the cause of the fuel pressure problem that put Yuki Tsunoda out of the Spanish GP.
Christian Horner has revealed that engine manufacturers Honda are doing all they can to help Red Bull develop their engine in preparation for next season.
Honda have revealed Max Verstappen’s flying start at Imola resulted from work sparked by Red Bull’s tardy getaways in the wet at Turkey last year.
Honda’s Yasuaki Asaki has given perhaps the most detailed account yet of how the team improved the power unit for 2021.
Honda chief executive Toyoharu Tanabe has praised the success of Red Bull at the weekend after Max Verstappen’s dominant victory at Imola, but urged caution as the season is still young.
Two races into the 2021 championship and the Honda-powered cars may be showing improved pace, but they are down on reliability.
Honda have put “countermeasures” in place following issues suffered by both Red Bull and AlphaTauri at the season-opening Bahrain GP.
Masashi Yamamoto, Honda’s F1 managing director, has described the Bahrain Grand Prix as his most stressful day in the sport.
Slimming down this year’s Honda engine, Toyoharu Tanabe says they have “contributed” to the RB16B’s “package and performance”.
Honda F1’s managing director Masashi Yamamoto has spoken about his “mixed feelings” about the engine manufacturer’s withdrawal from Formula 1 in 2022.
Technical director Toyoharu Tanabe has explained how exactly Honda have improved their engine over the winter.
AlphaTauri team boss Franz Tost says the Honda power unit is now a very close competitor for the Mercedes engine.
Honda are to study whether their engine can be pushed harder in races after what they considered a “disappointing result” at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Contesting 23 race with three penalty-free engines, Honda’s technical director Toyoharu Tanabe will need to give some thought to “future developments”.
Honda had to design a new engine ahead of their final season in Formula 1 if they wanted any chance of beating Mercedes.
Honda will leave Formula 1 at the end of 2021, but that does not mean they will give up on bringing young drivers into the series.
Honda’s new power unit is better than Mercedes’ engine, the old 2020 one that is, says Honda F1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe.
Ahead of Honda’s final season in Formula 1 before leaving, the technical director says that they’re hoping to bow out in style.
There was more encouraging feedback on the Honda engine after a promising first day of testing for both Red Bull and AlphaTauri.
Dr Helmut Marko says the Honda engine in this year’s Red Bull is a “work of art” which he hopes will put the team on a par with Mercedes.
When Honda leave Formula 1 at the end of this season that will be it for the Japanese manufacturer, says Red Bull team principal Christian Horner.
Technical director Toyoharu Tanabe has revealed some of the upgrades Honda have introduced ahead of the 2021 season.