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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.
Max Verstappen believes Red Bull can avoid the same disastrous fate that faced McLaren when they swap to Honda power next season.
Franz Tost has laid down a marker to his two Toro Rosso drivers, saying that they must reach the final part of qualifying in Japan.
Team bosses Christian Horner, Franz Tost and Frederic Vasseur spoke to the media, along with Honda’s Masashi Yamamoto, ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.
Honda will run dyno tests on their new spec engine before making the call on whether to race it in Japan.
Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost believes that the Honda power unit has moved ahead of Renault in the engine stakes.
Honda have confirmed that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will be running Spec-3 engines in Russia, while grid penalties for Red Bull are set to be confirmed on Friday.
Red Bull motorsport advisor, Dr Helmut Marko, has said the team’s focus has switched to 2019 after falling behind Mercedes and Ferrari.
Although acknowledging that it is “still early days” in their relationship with Honda, Christian Horner says Red Bull have been “encouraged” by what they’ve seen from the engine manufacturer.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said the team are “encouraged” by what they are seeing from Honda ahead of their 2019 partnership.
Max Verstappen firmly believes that Red Bull have the best car on the grid and hopes Honda can keep building the momentum from next season.
Honda are reportedly ready to roll out a significant engine upgrade in Russia which would produce more power than Renault.
Preparing for a new era with Honda power, Christian Horner insists Red Bull won’t write off this season as there are still lessons to be learned.
Dr Helmut Marko has issued another quit threat, this time if the Red Bull-Honda partnership does not work out.
Max Verstappen believes we will not see Red Bull-Honda at “full force” until at least the 2020 season.
Christian Horner is looking forward to Red Bull’s swap to Honda engines, saying Renault’s gap to Ferrari and Mercedes is still “significant.”