Tag Archive: Honda

May 26

Sparco® & McLaren from real to virtual together

Sparco® joins McLaren in World’s Faster Gamer Competition

Fernando AlonsoNot only on track. Not only on cars. SPARCO® and McLaren, after over 20 years of cooperation, again together for writing another chapter in motorsport history. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

New images of ‘NEXT’ car for Verizon IndyCar Series unveiled

The newest images give more definition to the sleek and bold look of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit

New 2018 Aero Kit Concept RenderingINDYCAR has released the “NEXT” concept images of the car that will be used by all Verizon IndyCar Series competitors in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’

“Ron is Mr. McLaren in many ways and always will be”

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has revealed his predecessor Ron Dennis is supportive of the team’s upcoming Indianapolis 500 endeavour, describing his feedback as ‘pretty cool’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Carpenter’s lucky late draw leads Chevy qualifying comeback

101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil

Ed CarpenterWhen his 7-year-old son chose the number Friday night to see where Ed Carpenter would go out in today’s qualifying, Dad was hoping for a low number. Six, maybe. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Horner would be ‘highly surprised’ if Mercedes helps Honda

“And Renault and Mercedes? I think the problem element would be Red Bull.”

Horner would be 'highly surprised' if Mercedes helps HondaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner would be “highly surprised” if Mercedes helped Honda get up to speed with its power unit for future seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber believes that Fernando Alonso is currently running the McLaren team, calling him “colossal”

Alonso is running McLaren at the moment – Webber

Alonso is running McLaren at the moment - WebberAlonso has led McLaren’s charge since joining the team back in 2015, albeit largely in the midfield and towards the back of the grid this year amid ongoing problems with power unit supplier Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Honda and Sauber F1 Team to join forces from 2018 onwards

The Sauber F1 Team is very pleased to welcome Honda on-board as its new technological partner from 2018.

10 - Sauber F1 TeamIn the “25 years in Formula One“ anniversary season, the Swiss team is about to set another milestone in its decades-long motorsport history.

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Apr 24

Indy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid – Alonso

Alonso is set to be coached by two-time CART champion and 2003 Indy 500 winner Gil de Ferran

Fernando AloIndy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid - Alonsonso believes that the Indianapolis 500 represents the toughest challenge in his bid for the Triple Crown of Motorsport as he gears up for his first Indy car run next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

How McLaren is saving itself off track if it can’t win on it

It means that if McLaren-Honda can’t win on track, it has to do something rather extraordinary off it

20170324-039They say all news is good news, but it’s been hard to find the silver lining in McLaren’s increasingly stormy relationship with Honda and Fernando Alonso in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 13

Alonso: If I can’t beat Schumacher, I want to be a complete racer

“I will go with my best and full commitment to win the race”

20170323-032Fernando Alonso has revealed he is setting his sights on victories in the Indy 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hours to prove he is a ‘complete racer’ in the absence of establishing himself as a more coveted F1 driver than seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport

After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti AutosportOn May 28th 2017 McLaren will enter a single car in the 101st Indianapolis 500, powered by Honda. The car will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, headed by founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar champion who raced in Formula 1 for McLaren alongside the legendary Ayrton Senna for a single season (1993) and is the son of three-time IndyCar champion and one-time Formula 1 champion Mario Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 09

WTCC: Main Race – Honda takes 1-2 with Monteiro win

WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco

Main Race flash: Honda takes 1-2 with Monteiro winTiago Monteiro won the first Main Race of the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship, with Honda team-mate Norbert Michelisz in second at WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro eager for round one in Morocco

Tiago Monteiro and Honda feel that they are ready to make the best start to their fight

WTCC Tiago Monteiro eager for round one in MoroccoThe first race weekend of the 2017 FIA WTCC World Touring Car Championship season will take place on April 8 and 9 in Morocco.

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Mar 31

Brown relaxed over Honda issues, insists McLaren remains motivated

McLaren entered 2017 looking to continue its rise up the constructors’ championship from last year

Brown relaxed over Honda issues, insists McLaren remains motivatedMcLaren Formula 1 executive director Zak Brown remains relaxed over engine partner Honda’s difficulties at the start of the 2017 Formula 1 season, saying that ground can be made up quickly. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Wide-open WTCC excites Monteiro

The factory Honda star finished third in the 2016 standings but is a favourite to go two better this season.

Wide-open WTCC excites MonteiroTiago Monteiro can’t wait for the 2017 FIA World Touring Championship to start in Morocco next week – because he expects the competition to be “so wide open”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Results of 2017 opener leave much to consider

One race down, 16 to go. So what do we know about the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season?

Probably not much, but here are 10 things to consider in the wake of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

McLaren sound out Mercedes switch as Honda struggles

With Honda being hit by an unreliable and uncompetitive power unit at the start of 2017

McLaren sound out Mercedes switch as Honda strugglesMcLaren have reportedly made initial steps to see how viable a switch to Mercedes power units could be after its F1 pre-season testing nightmare with current partner Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Indycar manufacturers aligned for future series growth

The four manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series will be on board for years to come

Manufacturer's ExtensionChevrolet, Honda, Dallara and Firestone announced jointly Friday that they have agreed to multiyear contract extensions to remain in the series. The Dallara and Firestone extensions were announced in January. Coupling in those from Chevrolet and Honda today ensures a continuation of the core base of INDYCAR’s four primary suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Honda believes it has closed competition gap for 2017

Usually at private test sessions, lap times are a closely guarded secret

HondaThey aren’t released by the Verizon IndyCar Series and only occasionally will teams share them with the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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