Tag Archive: Honda

Nov 16

Alonso calls McLaren’s 2017 F1 season ‘very bad’

“I think it was very bad” – Alonso

2017-10-20_2187Fernando Alonso has given an honest assessment of McLaren’s displays through the 2017 Formula 1 season, calling it “very bad” after a lack of performance on-track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

WTCC: Michelisz is rainmaster for Honda in Japan

Kris Richard completes positive debut with Campos Racing in Japan

Race report: Michelisz is WTCC rainmaster for Honda in JapanNorbert Michelisz bagged a vital home win for Honda at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan today to remain firmly in contention for the FIA World Touring Car Championship crown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Dixon, Hinchcliffe turn valuable oval laps for Honda, INDYCAR at Texas

Hinchcliffe officially re-signed last week to a multiyear extension with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports 

Scott DixonScott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe enjoyed their first superspeedway oval trial with INDYCAR’s universal aero kit in a Honda manufacturer test today at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

WTCC: Honda heading home with makes’ lead

Following the visit to the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

Honda heading home with WTCC makes’ leadHonda will head to its home event – next week’s JVCKENWOOD WTCC Race of Japan – leading the race for the FIA World Touring Car Championship for Manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Hasegawa: Cutting F1 engine numbers increases costs

Manufacturer has to invest heavily in research and development

Honda’s Yusuke Hasegawa says the FIA’s plan to cut the number of permitted engine elements down to three per season will achieve the opposite effect of its desired outcome by raising costs in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Manufacturer testing period begins (+video)

Team Chevy’s two-car effort visited Road America with Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske and Spencer Pigot of Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer PigotVerizon IndyCar Series engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda continued the learning process of working with the new universal aerodynamic body kits that will debut in 2018 with one day tests at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 05

Daniel Ricciardo says he’s yet to hold any discussions with Red Bull about staying beyond the end of his current F1 contract for the 2019 season

Ricciardo yet to discuss 2019 F1 plans with Red Bull

2017-06-11_0543Daniel Ricciardo is yet to begin discussing plans for the 2019 season beyond the end of his existing Red Bull Formula 1 contract as speculation begins to circulate about his future.

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Sep 28

Magny-Cours manufacturer’s milestones 

Ahead of the 11th Round of the season, take a look at how successful manufactures have been in France

Aprilia have won three times at Magny-Cours: with Max Biaggi in the second 2010 race and a double 1-2 in 2014, when Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli took wins. Last year the best results for Aprilia were scored by Lorenzo Savadori: 5th in Race 1 and 6th in Race 2. Aprilia started from pole here two years ago with Leon Haslam, which was their last pole to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Hamilton surprised McLaren-Honda F1 split did not happen sooner

McLaren and Honda have been struggling at the back of the grid since linking up in 2015

2017-06-10_2601Lewis Hamilton is surprised that McLaren did not ditch struggling Formula 1 engine partner Honda sooner after his former team announced last Friday it would be parting company with the Japanese marque at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Alonso wants to go ‘back to normality’ with McLaren next year

“So, as I said, back to normality.”

2017-06-11_3328Fernando Alonso is eager to go “back to normality” in 2018 and return to the front of the Formula 1 grid as he continues to mull over his future with McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Statement from Castrol Honda WTCC

Tiago Monteiro was transferred to a clinic in his home country

WTCC Tiago Monteiro enthusiastic about racing in HungaryWe are very pleased to report that FIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro has returned to Portugal for the first time since his recent testing incident at Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Scuderia Toro Rosso to join forces with Honda

Honda and Toro Rosso will work as one team to strive for progress and a successful future together

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that it has reached a multi-year agreement with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. to run Honda power units starting from the 2018 Formula 1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Honda ‘hoping’ for points as McLaren split beckons

“Hopefully we can provide the drivers with a good package so they can be in the hunt for much-needed points.”

2017-06-09-15-23-28_2102While speculation continues to mount on the impending McLaren-Honda divorce, Yusuke Hasegawa sees the Singapore Grand Prix as a pivotal opportunity for points before the end of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Brown: McLaren can navigate any financial hit from Honda divorce

“We can’t afford not to be on the podium” – Brown

2017-06-11_1438As its divorce with Honda appears to near, Zak Brown says McLaren can navigate any financial situation it faces with a possible loss of funding from the Japanese manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

WTCC leader Monteiro’s top tips for F1’s Vandoorne

Stofel Vandoorne got behind the wheel of a Honda touring car with Monteiro

WTCC leader Monteiro’s top tips for F1’s VandoorneMcLaren Formula One racer Stofel Vandoorne sampled Honda power of a different kind when he linked up with the make’s FIA World Touring Car Championship stars Norbert Michelisz and Tiago Monteiro at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Time of the essence for McLaren in striking 2018 engine deal

McLaren must know what direction it is going in by the time the paddock next convenes in Singapore

2017-06-09-14-58-56_1982McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier feels that time is of the essence for the British team as talks continue with Renault and Honda over a 2018 engine supply. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

‘Fitting tribute’ set to celebrate Bruce McLaren legacy

Boullier hints it will be ‘a fitting tribute’ to the founder’s legacy

2017-06-11_1205“Bruce would have celebrated his 80th birthday on 30th August, so on Sunday we’ll be honouring his incredible legacy with a fitting tribute.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Alonso could explore options outside F1 for 2018

Alonso could explore options outside F1 for 2018

2017-06-11_0551Fernando Alonso is willing to consider competing outside of Formula 1 in 2018 if he is unable to find a seat that will give him a chance to win races next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

Marko: P3 ‘the best Red Bull can get’ with Renault engines

Red Bull is still over 170 points behind Mercedes at the head of the constructors’ championship

2017-06-11_1349Trailing Mercedes and Ferrari in the F1 constructors’ championship, Red Bull has struggled to keep up through the first half of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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