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Honda explains key changes to Formula 1 engines for 2021

Honda has explained the key changes it has made to its Formula 1 engine for this season, after revealing it has hit its performance targets over the winter

Why Red Bull's Honda takeover is a gamechanger for its F1 mindset Plus

Why Red Bull's Honda takeover is a gamechanger for its F1 mindset

Red Bull's takeover of Honda's Formula 1 engine project has solved a potential short-term headache Honda's withdrawal at the end of 2021 would have caused. But, in taking destiny into its own hands, it could have a positive long-term impact too

Red Bull reveals naming plan for engines after Honda power unit takeover

Red Bull has revealed that its future Formula 1 engines will take the moniker of the energy drinks company, as it ruled out selling on the naming rights

Red Bull to take over Honda F1 power unit operation from 2022

Red Bull has announced it will continue to use Honda's Formula 1 power units until 2025, forming a new operations called Red Bull Powertrains Limited

Red Bull hopeful of keeping Honda F1 power units after engine freeze talks

Red Bull says alignment among rival teams over a Formula 1 engine freeze has made it hopeful it can still secure a deal to keep running Honda engines from 2022

Red Bull can make success of Honda F1 project, says Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Red Bull can make a success of running Honda's Formula 1 engines in the future

Honda's F1 withdrawal an economic decision, says Carey

Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey says Honda's withdrawal from the championship was driven by economics but he remains optimistic the 2026 engine rules will appeal to new manufacturers

Mercedes: Honda will give it a 'big go' in its final F1 season

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says his team cannot ease off for next year as Honda will 'give it a big go' for Red Bull in its final Formula 1 season

Red Bull considering taking over Honda F1 engine project for 2022

Red Bull says its preferred option for Formula 1 engines in 2022 is for it to take over the Honda project and run the power units itself

F1 boss Brawn hopes 2026 engine rules will tempt Honda back

Formula 1 boss Ross Brawn hopes Honda will be tempted back into the series by the new set of power unit regulations being introduced in 2026

Analysis: Could Red Bull really take on Honda's F1 engines in 2022?

As Red Bull assesses life without Honda in Formula 1, its options appear limited on current availability. But taking on the responsibility of producing its own engines could be a serious possibility, albeit at a high price. LUKE SMITH examines the next steps if Red Bull took on the challenge

Tost: Honda F1 departure will not affect junior driver Tsunoda's future

AlphaTauri boss Franz Tost insists Honda's decision to exit Formula 1 will have no bearing on the future of Yuki Tsunoda, who remains in contention for a 2021 seat

Verstappen: It doesn't make sense to think about my F1 future in Honda exit

Max Verstappen says it doesn't make sense to think about the impact of Honda's Formula 1 departure on his future, as the manufacturer isn't leaving until the end of 2021

Verstappen "could feel it coming" about Honda's F1 exit

Max Verstappen says Honda's exit from Formula 1 did not take him too much by surprise, as he "could feel it coming"

Why Honda's F1 exit will not force F1 hybrid U-turn Plus

Why Honda's F1 exit will not force F1 hybrid U-turn

Honda's decision to quit F1 at the end of 2021 has prompted suggestions the series simply isn't going far enough for manufacturers with its green technologies. But there are several good reasons why it won't be abandoning its hybrid concept post-Honda

Mercedes reaffirms F1 commitment in wake of Honda exit

Mercedes has reaffirmed its commitment to Formula 1 and plans to forge closer ties between its grand prix team and its AMG division from 2021

Red Bull rubbishes Verstappen exit clause talk linked to Honda quitting F1

Red Bull has dismissed any talk that Honda's decision to quit Formula 1 at the end of 2021 means Max Verstappen can trigger an exit clause in his contract

Why Honda's latest Formula 1 exit means it may never come back Plus

Why Honda's latest Formula 1 exit means it may never come back

Honda is no stranger to pulling out of Formula 1 before usually returning after a lengthy hiatus. But, as JONATHAN NOBLE explains, there might not be a next time as the Japanese manufacturer's ambitions lie outside of grand prix racing

Renault willing to supply Red Bull and AlphaTauri with engines after Honda withdraws

Renault has indicated that it is willing to supply engines to Red Bull Racing and AlphaTauri after Honda pulls out of Formula 1 at the end of 2021

What next for Red Bull after Honda's shock Formula 1 exit? Plus

What next for Red Bull after Honda's shock Formula 1 exit?

In its second year as Red Bull's power unit partner, Honda announced on Friday that it would be withdrawing from Formula 1 at the end of 2021. Red Bull has to find a new supplier - and, furthermore, options are somewhat limited

Why is Honda leaving Formula 1 and which engine will Red Bull use?

On Friday Honda surprised the motorsport world by announcing that it will "conclude" its Formula 1 involvement at the end of the 2021 season

Honda will still introduce new 2021 F1 engine despite withdrawal

Honda says it will still work on a new Formula 1 engine for 2021 despite its decision to quit the championship

Red Bull, AlphaTauri to remain in F1 despite Honda exit at end of '21

Red Bull and AlphaTauri remain committed to Formula 1 despite Honda's decision to withdraw from the championship at the end of the 2021 season

Honda announces it will leave F1 at the end of 2021 season

Honda has announced that it is to withdraw from Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season

Honda clipping "skewed" Red Bull's speed deficit at Russian GP

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says the team's straightline deficit at the Russian Grand Prix was "skewed" by Honda's power unit running out of battery deployment on the long straights

Verstappen: Honda's honesty over F1 mistakes crucial for relationship

Max Verstappen says Honda's honesty in owning up to the mistakes it has made this season have been important in keeping the relationship with Red Bull on track

Honda takes steps to avoid repeat of Verstappen's Mugello F1 issues

Honda has made changes to the electrics and software of its Formula 1 engines in a bid to avoid a repeat of Max Verstappen's Tuscan Grand Prix problems

Verstappen takes used Honda power unit for F1 Spanish GP

Red Bull's Max Verstappen has reverted to a previously used power unit after Honda discovered an "anomaly" in the data of his Formula 1 car

Honda gives Red Bull drivers fresh power units for F1 70th Anniversary GP

Honda will give Red Bull Formula 1 drivers Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon new power units ahead of this weekend's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

FIA explains how Honda worked through F1's lockdown period

When Honda introduced an engine upgrade for Formula 1's season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, it raised a few eyebrows about just how the Japanese manufacturer had been able to do it

F1 Hungarian GP: Honda to change Gasly’s power unit to "avoid further risk"

Honda has confirmed it will change the power unit in Pierre Gasly's AlphaTauri Formula 1 car after recurring issues through qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix

Honda "surprised" by pace of Mercedes F1 engine development

Honda admits the compulsory factory shutdown for Formula 1 power unit manufacturers impacted its development programme and the company says it has been "surprised" by the progress made by Mercedes

Honda applies countermeasures after double Red Bull retirement at Austrian GP

Honda and Red Bull have introduced "countermeasures" to address the separate issues that forced Max Verstappen and Alex Albon into retirement in the Austrian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Austrian GP hopes boosted by new Honda F1 engine

Red Bull's hopes of taking the fight to Mercedes when Formula 1 returns in Austria this weekend have been further boosted by an upgraded powerunit from engine partner Honda

How modern-day Honda can draw inspiration from its founder Plus

How modern-day Honda can draw inspiration from its founder

Soichiro Honda built a great engineering-led empire out of nothing - and the company he founded remains committed to innovation, says BEN EDWARDS

How Honda planned to save its first attempt to crack F1

Honda's first Formula 1 foray promised much, but despite winning in its first full season, it wasn't as a regular front-runner. Here's how it planned to improve, as told to Autosport's DAVID PHIPPS - under a willow tree - in our 9 February 1968 issue

Honda has made "big step up" with its Formula 1 power unit

Honda has made a 'big step up' with its Formula 1 engine this year, especially in packaging terms, claims AlphaTauri team boss Franz Tost

Electric road car shift complicating Honda's post-2021 F1 future

Honda is talking to Red Bull about extending its Formula 1 future beyond 2021, but its situation is complicated by financial pressure on its road car company due to electrification

McLaren F1 team needed to leave Honda to find own faults - Brawn

McLaren's decision to part company with Honda was not a mistake and was necessary to reveal the team's own failings, reckons Formula 1's managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn

Red Bull buoyed by Honda off-season Formula 1 engine progress

Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner says engine partner Honda is "quite happy" with its winter progress ahead of the 2020 season

Why Verstappen's new Red Bull deal was critical to Honda's F1 future Plus

Why Verstappen's new Red Bull deal was critical to Honda's F1 future

Ferrari and Red Bull have locked Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen into unusually long-term Formula 1 deals. While Leclerc's new contract was no surprise, Verstappen was believed to be exploring options elsewhere. STUART CODLING explores why Verstappen was convinced to stay on

Honda's F1 gains leave "no more excuses" for Red Bull in 2020

Red Bull says Honda's "good increases" in power means it has "no more excuses" in terms of not being a competitive force in the 2020 Formula 1 title race

Honda still needs to eliminate circuit dependency in F1

Honda wants to eliminate the variance in its Formula 1 engine's performance from circuit to circuit in 2020, in order to allow customer Red Bull to contend at every venue

Honda: Verstappen F1 relationship like seeing a young Senna

Honda's Formula 1 boss says Max Verstappen's relationship with the company is like seeing that of a young Ayrton Senna

Honda: Hitting targets vital to Red Bull Formula 1 trust

Honda believes its ability to hit its engine targets in Formula 1 this season has been key to building mutual trust with its new partner Red Bull

Honda stopped wasting time on "clean-up" work to focus on F1 gains

Honda's improved reliability in Formula 1 has allowed it to invest more time in performance development instead of being distracted by "clean-up" work finding fixes to problems

Why Honda's true progress will only be seen in F1 2020 Plus

Why Honda's true progress will only be seen in F1 2020

Honda and Red Bull joined forces in Formula 1 2019 - a year on from the former's high-profile split from McLaren. There were wins, but no title challenge. Here we explain why that was never the expectation

Honda asked staff for problems with supplying two Formula 1 teams

Honda asked its trackside staff for problems or concerns that arose in the 'challenge' of supplying two Formula 1 teams for the first time, so it can improve next season

Horner: Formula 1 engine promises finally met with Honda

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says the team finally had all its engine promises delivered for the first time, after switching from Renault to Honda in 2019

How Honda's 'stickers and wires' impressed Red Bull F1's Verstappen

Max Verstappen says he loves working with Honda because of the Formula 1 manufacturer's working practices and attention to detail, right down to the accuracy of its 'wires and stickers'

Honda had hoped to start F1 2019 with its Spec 2 engine design

Honda initially hoped it would start the 2019 Formula 1 season with what became its Spec 2 engine, but is "so happy" with the progress made with its actual schedule

Honda, Red Bull have discussed Yamamoto Formula 1 role for 2020

Red Bull and Honda have had discussions about a potential Formula 1 role for Naoki Yamamoto next season

Revealed: Red Bull-Honda's F1 race-winning engine design

The development of the Honda Formula 1 power unit has been a key talking point of the 2019 season, as the marque has enjoyed a successful year with Red Bull

Red Bull: First year with Honda in Formula 1 beyond expectations

Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner says that the outfit's first season with Honda power in 2019 has been "beyond expectations"

Honda apologises, explains Verstappen's F1 Abu Dhabi GP problem

Honda is "very sorry" for the engine issue behind Max Verstappen's problem in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, even though the Red Bull Formula 1 driver still finished second

Why Red Bull's F1 future is so reliant on Honda's Plus

Why Red Bull's F1 future is so reliant on Honda's

The Honda/Red Bull partnership will continue into 2021 after starting with success in 2019. There are still questions to be answered about the manufacturer's longer term future, but Red Bull will be relieved it has committed so far

Verstappen: Wins stopped Honda questioning point of F1

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen reckons Honda's breakthrough victories this season stopped the manufacturer questioning the point of being in Formula 1 after its difficulties since rejoining the championship

Honda commits to F1 for at least 2021 with an initial one-year deal

Honda has committed to staying in Formula 1 until at least the 2021 season after extending its deal with Red Bull by one more year

Horner: Red Bull advantage at high altitude not just Honda F1 power

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner believes his team's straightline speed advantage at high altitude is just as much down to downforce levels as it is engine power

The main factor behind Honda's Formula 1 future decision

Honda must reduce its spending to stay in Formula 1 because cost is the biggest issue as the manufacturer weighs up continuing its engine programme beyond next season