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AlphaTauri principal Franz Tost believes it’s a realistic target for Honda to make it through the 2020 season without engine penalties.
Max Verstappen has set a target of reaching the podium at every race this season and Honda are ready to support him in his pursuit.
Christian Horner says Honda’s reliablity was “very encouraging” as the Japanese engine supplier required just one precautionary engine change between its two teams.
Red Bull and Honda are not planning on using a fourth power unit, hoping to get through 2020 without any engine related penalties.
Honda is speaking with Red Bull about continuing their partnership but admit the trend towards “electrification” could see it end.
Max Verstappen believes “everything is heading in the right direction” for Red Bull and Honda after a positive first week of testing.
F1 managing director Ross Brawn says McLaren’s decision to drop Honda in 2017 was “needed” so that they could find their own flaws.
Max Verstappen says that while Ferrari were “a bit ahead” of Honda with the engine, he’s eager to see where the balance of power now lies.
Fernando Alonso says he does regret his infamous “GP2 engine” comments regarding the Honda PU, but insists it was a “private” conversation.
Honda want to take the next step forward by not having to rely on a select number of circuits on the calendar to challenge for Formula 1 race wins.
Honda’s F1 managing director Masashi Yamamoto says that their ability to hit targets throughout 2019 has built vital “trust” between themselves and Red Bull.
Honda impressed Mercedes engine chief Andy Cowell in 2019, and he believes they’re “way ahead” of Ferrari when it comes to development.
Honda’s F1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe has said that he asked for a “review” from trackside personnel after Honda returned to a two-team supply in 2019.
Christian Horner says that, for the first time, his team have an engine supplier who delivers on what they promise in Honda.
Max Verstappen says he “loves” working with Honda due to their attention to detail, all the way down to their “stickers and wires”.
Honda’s F1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe has revealed that they wanted their Spec 2 power unit to be ready for the start of 2019.
After a solid first season with Honda power, Max Verstappen says next season’s goal is to for the World title.
Honda’s Formula 1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe admits that as they improve as an engine manufacturer, big gains are becoming “harder” to find.
Continuing to reflect on the F1 2019 season, we pick out what we feel are the five biggest success stories to come from another eventful campaign.
Honda has apologised for Max Verstappen’s Abu Dhabi issues, conceding that while the power unit control problem didn’t cause a big deficit, it could have.
McLaren CEO, Zak Brown, has given credit to Helmut Marko for his role in replacing Renault engines with Honda power at Red Bull.
Red Bull principal Christian Horner says Honda won’t commit to F1 beyond 2021 until they have more information on engine rules beyond that year.
Max Verstappen says Red Bull “always want more” from their Honda engine as together they look to end Mercedes’ dominance.
Honda put the talk of them leaving F1 to bed for now by confirming they would supply Red Bull and Toro Rosso for 2021, but Max Verstappen was “never worried” about the rumours.
Honda will remain in Formula 1 until at least 2021 after signing an extension to their deal to supply engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso.
Honda has said that they need to keep a balance between costs and performance in order to remain in Formula 1 beyond the end of the 2020 season.
Red Bull principal Christian Horner believes their recent upturn in form will prove to be “very important” in keeping Honda in F1.
Mattia Binotto says it would be “unfair” to question Red Bull and Honda’s pace after Max Verstappen claimed pole position and the victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel joked that Honda’s pace at Interlagos was “suspicious” after Max Verstappen landed pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Following the recent rumblings around the legality of Ferrari’s PU, Honda say a “fair” engine battle is all they ask for.