Honda's plan to conquer F1… again
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Honda's plan to conquer F1… again

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The Japanese firm's greatest F1 successes came as an engine builder. Now it's back for 2015 and on a mission. Edd Straw speaks to its technical boss Yasuhisa Arai

When the revived McLaren-Honda partnership was officially announced in a hastily arranged Tokyo press conference in May, much was made of the continuation of its legacy.

After all, this hugely successful alliance won four drivers' and four constructors' championships, not to mention 44 grands prix from 1988-1992.

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