- 2018 Schedule & Results 1-10
THE POWER OF IN-SEASON TESTING
July 29, 2018
In the past, Formula 1 teams could carry out unlimited testing, restricted only by the budgets available to physically run the car between races. But that all changed in 2008, when teams could carry out no more than 30,000km, and then a year later that mileage was halved and in-season testing banned.
GERMANY GRAND PRIX RACE REVIEW
July 22, 2018
There was a top ten finish for Toro Rosso Honda at the end of a chaotic German Grand Prix hit by rain and incidents. After Pierre qualified in 16th place, we decided to change all elements of the power unit, with the exception of those linked to the battery, for tactical reasons, meaning he started from the back of the grid.
FRENCH GRAND PRIX RACE REVIEW
June 25, 2018
In similar fashion to the last race in Canada, today’s French Grand Prix saw us lose one car on the opening lap and another fight through the field from the back of the grid but ultimately fall short of points. Starting from 14th, Pierre avoided an incident at the front of the field at the first corner and was looking to make progress at Turn 4 when he was involved in a collision with Esteban Ocon that resulted in both cars retiring from the race.
Honda to Supply F1 Power Units to Red Bull Racing
June 19, 2018
TOKYO, Japan, June 19, 2018 – Honda and Red Bull Group have signed an agreement whereby Honda will enter into a partnership with Red Bull Racing to supply it with power units for two years from the start of the 2019 FIA Formula One* World Championship. This will be in addition to its current agreement with Red Bull Scuderia Toro Rosso. The two Red Bull-owned teams will run identical specification Honda Power Units.
INSIGHTS - The Power of Track Knowledge
May 11, 2018
Unlike many sports, Formula 1 rarely spends significant time in any one venue. In other team sports such as football, rugby, or baseball, there is a home stadium that sees plenty of action, while away venues are visited at least once every year. In F1, it tends to be just the latter.
FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2017 Review
Tough Season Ends With Consecutive Points Looking Forward To Next Season with New Partner
In its third McLaren-Honda season, Honda armed the team with a new concept power unit, but endured a rocky year through mechanical issues. Honda had announced mid-season that its partnership with McLaren would be dissolved, and in its place a new partnership with Toro Rosso would begin in the 2018 season. The 2017 season ended with three consecutive points finishes, and Honda vowed to make next year more successful.