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Honda have set their sights on having the third most powerful engine on the grid for the season opener at the Australian Grand Prix in March.
Adrian Newey’s motivation has been boosted by Red Bull’s swap to Honda engines for 2019; that’s according to Helmut Marko.
Toro Rosso’s preparations for the 2019 season are on track with their STR14 passing the mandatory crash tests.
Honda have issued a statement saying there has been a “misunderstanding” over a reported split with a technical partner.
Red Bull’s motorsport advisor, Dr Helmut Marko, has once again expressed his excitement with the new relationship with Honda.
Red Bull motorsport advisor, Dr Helmut Marko, has played down reports of early troubles with Honda’s off-season development work.
Former Honda team principal, Ross Brawn, has said the engine manufacturers need regular reality checks in order to be successful.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has said he will not miss his former teammate Daniel Ricciardo, but the Aussie will miss what the Austrian team gave him.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner says that communication between themselves and new engine manufacturers Honda is imperative.
Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has admitted that rivals on the grid told him that teaming up with Honda was “crazy”.
Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has revealed that he was “shocked” at the lack of knowledge Honda had after its partnership with McLaren.
Honda motorsport general manager Masahasi Yamamoto says the Japanese manufacturer “must do better” in 2019 after its expansion to a two-team supply in Formula 1.
The off-season war of words between former partners Renault and Red Bull is showing no signs of stopping…
Dr Helmut Marko has expressed Red Bull’s delight with the early progress in their partnership with Honda.
McLaren’s chairman, Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, has said the team have no regrets about splitting from Honda.
Max Verstappen has suggested that he does not need the new Red Bull and Honda partnership to outpace his rivals to fight for the title.
Brendon Hartley, who was axed by Toro Rosso, believes that Honda will be “successful” in partnering with Red Bull in 2019.
Max Verstappen has warned Red Bull he has a “Plan B” should their switch to Honda fail to give him the power needed to fight for a World title.
Honda have thanked Brendon Hartley for accelerating the development of their set-up work, as the Kiwi leaves Toro Rosso.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, the chairman of the Mclaren Group, said the team has no regrets about ditching Honda engines.
Pierre Gasly was just 200 metres away from getting through to Q2, but for his engine to cut out on him as he exited the final corner.
Christian Horner believes with a “little bit more horsepower” from Honda, Red Bull will be able to challenge Mercedes and Ferrari next season.
Honda are thinking about giving Japanese star Naoki Yamamoto a run in free practice next season after his double success in 2018.
Honda have announced that they have agreed a technology partnership with Japanese company IHI.
Red Bull are targetting the World title next season with Helmut Marko saying Max Verstappen could become the youngest World Champion with Honda power.
Honda are going to re-fit their Spec 2 engines to both Toro Rosso cars because of the high altitude at the Mexican Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen has admitted that he is “very excited” with how well the Honda power unit has progressed in the last few races.
Max Verstappen believes Honda are progressing now that “they are doing their own thing” and not following orders from McLaren.
Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly are due to start the United States Grand Prix at the back of the grid as Honda fit modified Spec-3 engines in Austin, Texas.
Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has said he is “worried” about the financial resources Red Bull and Honda have at their disposal.