Masashi Yamamoto

Honda F1 Boss Masashi Yamamoto opens up on McLaren failure.v1

Honda F1 boss says too much mutual respect hindered McLaren partnership

Honda’s Formula 1 boss Masashi Yamamoto believes that the manufacturer had too much respect for McLaren and vice-versa during their three torrid years in partnership with the team in the turbo-hybrid era of the sport. McLaren managed just two podium finishes in their last two years in partnership with Mercedes in 2013 and 2014, with


Mercedes Reveal Why They Won’t Supply Engines To Red Bull

With Honda recently announcing its decision to withdraw from Formula One at the end of 2021, its customer teams – namely Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri – are looking to line up a competitive replacement. Mercedes is almost certainly top of their list, as they have dominated the V6 turbo hybrid era of Formula


Red Bull Might Quit Formula One Following Honda’s Exit – Marko

Helmut Marko, head of Red Bull’s driver development programme, has said the team could quit Formula One if it is unable to find a competitive engine supplier following Honda’s withdrawal from the sport at the end of next season. He also confirmed that Max Verstappen does have a clause in his contract which could allow


Red Bull Could Develop Honda’s Power Unit After 2021 – Yamamoto

Honda is looking to exit Formula 1 in style, with the Japanese car-maker eyeing a Drivers’ or Constructors’ title with Red Bull in 2021. Masashi Yamamoto, the managing director of Honda’s current F1 project, stressed that they aren’t giving up on the remainder of 2020 and next season because of their withdrawal. READ: Luca Corberi