Max Verstappen’s relationship with Honda is similar to the one they had with Ayrton Senna, according to Masashi Yamamoto.
Honda will stay in Formula 1 through 2021 with both Red Bull and Toro Rosso, but it’s long term future in the sport remains uncertain.
Toro Rosso’s podium finish with Daniil Kvyat in Germany was a reward for the efforts and sacrifices they made whilst working with Honda back in 2018, according to Masashi Yamamoto.
Masashi Yamamoto feels Honda has the potential to become race winners in Formula 1 again with Red Bull, and they are targeting that first triumph before the summer break in August.
Honda’s mtorsport boss Masashi Yamamoto has said that the marque would like to surpass Renault before the start of the 2019 season.
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Toro Rosso using a complete Red Bull rear end for the 2019 season will be a “big advantage” for Honda
Honda Motorsport’s Masashi Yamamoto believes the engine manufacturer needs to communicate more with the FIA if it is to succeed in the sport.
General motorsport manager for Honda, Masashi Yamamoto, says that they will have to improve ahead of supplying Red Bull and Toro Rosso in 2019.
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Current Super GT and Super Formula champion Naoki Yamamoto is being considered for a Free Practice outing in Formula 1 next year.
The Faenza-based team is looking to bring in a Japanese driver in the not-to-distant future, with FIA Formula 2 racer Nirei Fukuzumi the apparent leading candidate.
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Pierre Gasly’s participation in the United States Grand Prix later this month remains uncertain as the finale of the Super Formula championship takes place on the same weekend in Japan.
Honda’s motorsport chief Masashi Yamamoto says that McLaren are stuck in their ways, and don’t adapt to change.
Honda have been talking to other F1 teams in a bid to ensure they have more than one customer supply deal in 2018.