Jenson Button has welcomed the news he will be working with Honda again after the Japanese manufacturer confirmed a multi-year deal to supply engines to McLaren from 2015
McLaren have confirmed a multi-year technology partnership with Honda, reviving one of the most famous technical associations in Formula One history. From the start of 2015, McLaren’s cars will be powered by Honda engines and energy recovery systems, renewing a relationship between the two companies that won four drivers’ and four constructors’ championships between 1988 and 1992
Honda will return to Formula 1 as an engine supplier with McLaren in 2015 to revive their famous partnership which brought domination of the sport in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The Japanese company had its own team in the sport between 2006 and 2008, but during that time, they managed just one win – the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix with Jenson Button – and the manufacturer ended the project at the end of 2008. However, Honda has been lured back to the sport by a change in the engine regulations from 2014, with 1.6 lire hybrid turbo engines, ;More…
McLaren is delighted to confirm that it will form a new multi-year Formula 1 technology partnership with Honda.
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