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Hungarian Grand Prix - Race Review

Aug 05, 2019

There were three Honda-powered cars in the top ten in the Hungarian Grand Prix but victory just eluded Max late on as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing finished second.


German Grand Prix - Race Review

July 28, 2019

Staying on the Calendar for a second year in a row – having had a one year break in 2017 – Hockenheim once again plays host to the spectacle that is Formula 1 racing.


WHAT HAPPENS ON THE DYNO?

July 23, 2019

If I said the word ‘testing’ to you in relation to Formula 1, you would probably envisage the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in February, with all ten teams carrying out seemingly endless laps trying to learn about new cars before heading to the first race.


British Grand Prix - Race Review

July 15, 2019

A podium finish was snatched away from Aston Martin Red Bull Racing due to an error from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel but three of the four Honda-powered cars still picked up points in the British Grand Prix.


First Win for Honda F1 in the Hybrid PU Era

July 1, 2019

On June 30, 2019, driving for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing in a car using Honda’s RA619H Power Unit, Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix. This is Honda’s 73rd win in Formula One, the first since the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix and also the first in the current hybrid power unit era.


Austrian Grand Prix - Race Review

July 1, 2019

It was a momentous day for Honda as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing secured our first win since returning to Formula 1 in 2015 courtesy of a stunning drive from Max in Austria.


Meeting the Rrange Army

June 30, 2019

We took the somewhat brave decision to head out to the campsites around the track to find out what the Verstappen fans think of life so far at Red Bull Honda!


French Grand Prix - Race Review

June 23, 2019

A tough French Grand Prix yielded another 12 points for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, with Max securing his seventh top-four finish of the season.


Canadian Grand Prix - Race Review

June 10, 2019

There were points for three of the four Honda-powered cars despite a challenging Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal on Sunday.


Monaco Grand Prix - Race Review

May 26, 2019

A productive and tense Monaco Grand Prix saw all four Honda-powered cars finish in the top eight after a strong race performance.


Barcelona In-Season Test - Day 02

May 16, 2019

Today was technically the last day of in season testing, although given that the last session of the year takes place a couple of days after the final round in Abu Dhabi, we still have two days of 2019 tests to come.


Spanish Grand Prix - Race Review

May 12, 2019

The Spanish Grand Prix yielded the second podium of our partnership with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing and three of the four Honda-powered cars scored points in Barcelona.


Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Race Review

April 28, 2019

Max brought home more solid points for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing with his fourth consecutive top-four finish of the season at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.


Chinese Grand Prix - Race Review

April 14, 2019

The 1000th race since the start of the world drivers’ championship in 1950 saw points for three of the four Honda-powered cars and a fastest lap point as well in China.


Bahrain In-Season Test - Day 02

April 4, 2019

A much better day in the desert for all ten teams involved in the second and final day of this in-season test at the Sakhir circuit.


Bahrain In-Season Test - Day 01

April 3, 2019

Ever since F1 started racing in the Middle East, there’s been talk of the unusual prospect of a wet Grand Prix in the desert.


Bahrain Grand Prix - Race Review

March 31, 2019

There were points for three of the four Honda-powered cars at the end of a dramatic Bahrain Grand Prix, with Max just missing out on the podium due to a late Safety Car.


Franz Talks Bahrain

March 31, 2019

One race into the 2018 Formula 1 season, and Toro Rosso-Honda hadn’t picked up any points in Australia. Next up was Bahrain, a circuit with long straights that require good top speed, while the high temperatures put even more emphasis on reliability.


Australian Grand Prix - Race Review

March 17, 2019

An extremely competitive first qualifying session of the season resulted in mixed emotions as only one Honda-powered car reached Q3 at the Australian Grand Prix.


Alex And Daniil Fan Q&A

March 16, 2019

Ahead of the Australian Grand Prix, we asked for your questions for new Toro Rosso Honda drivers, Alex and Daniil. We picked a handful of the best ones and sat down with the boys to get their answers.


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing 2 – Day4

March 02, 2019

Eight days of pre-season testing came to an end today and in exactly two weeks’ time, the twenty Formula 1 cars will be taking to the track in Albert Park for the first free practice session of the Australian Grand Prix and indeed, of the season.


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing 2 – Day3

March 01, 2019

Just one more day of testing in Barcelona and Alex Albon has finished his four days in the cockpit of the Toro Rosso. The rookie has been impressive throughout the test, especially when one considers he had never driven a Formula 1 car until last week.


Pre-Season with Red Bull

February 28, 2019

There has been a buzzword among many observers since the Red Bull-Honda partnership was announced, and that word is ‘pressure’.

2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing 2 – Day2

February 27, 2019

Today was the sixth day of pre-season testing and there was more of a buzz in the air in the Barcelona paddock as the pace hots up with just two days of testing left prior to the cars going out on track for the first free practice session in Melbourne in  just 16 days time.


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing 2 – Day1

February 26, 2019

The second pre-season test session got underway today at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. This four day test is the final chunk of track time for all ten teams, before the season gets underway in Melbourne on March 17.


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing – Day4

February 21, 2019

4454.835 kilometres: that’s the distance covered by Honda Power Units at the first pre-season test that’s just ended at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. 


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing – Day3

February 20, 2019

For the third day of pre-season testing, Max Verstappen and Daniil Kvyat were back behind the wheel of the Honda-powered cars.


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing – Day2

February 19, 2019

The second day of testing here in Barcelona was an important one for our two drivers, given that both Pierre Gasly and Alex Albon were having their first full day of testing with their new teams and, in the case of the Toro Rosso man, it was also his first proper day of running in a Formula 1 car.


2019 FIA Formula One World Championship Barcelona F1 testing – Day 1

February 18, 2019

The first of eight days of pre-season testing – split into two blocks of four days – got underway today at the Barcelona-Catalunya track. It was the first time in the hybrid PU era that Honda has had two teams running on track and everything went smoothly in both the Toro Rosso and Red Bull camps.


Honda Begins F1 Pre-season Testing

February 18, 2019

In preparation for the 2019 FIA* Formula One World Championship, which gets underway with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, on March 17, all ten F1 teams now have just 8 days of pre-season testing ...


Honda 2019 Motorsports Program Overview

January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its motorsports activities for the 2019 season and initiatives to expand the popularity of motorsports.


2019 Schedule

Drivers

Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda

Alexander Albon

#23 Alexander Albon

Nationality: Thailand

Daniil Kvyat

#26 Daniil Kvyat

Nationality: Russia

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

Pierre Gasly

#10 Pierre Gasly

Nationality: France

Max Verstappen

#33 Max Verstappen

Nationality: Netherlands

Machines

Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda

STR14

STR14

Technical Specifications

Official car name STR14
Power Unit Honda RA619H
Chassis Scuderia Toro Rosso - carbon composite monocoque
Suspension Front: Scuderia Toro Rosso/Red Bull Technology - carbon composite wishbones with pushrod operated inboard torsion bars and dampers
Rear: Red Bull Technology - carbon composite wishbones with pullrod operated inboard torsion bars and dampers
Steering Scuderia Toro Rosso/Red Bull Technology – power assisted
Gearbox Red Bull Technology - carbon composite maincase longitudinally mounted, hydraulically actuated 8 speed
Differential Hydraulically actuated multiplate
Clutch Hydraulically actuated carbon multiplate
Exhaust Honda
Brake System Scuderia Toro Rosso/Red Bull Technology
Driver's seat Scuderia Toro Rosso - driver specific carbon composite
Tyres Pirelli
Fuel system Scuderia Toro Rosso/Red Bull Technology

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

RB15

RB15

Technical Specifications

Official car name RB15
Power Unit Honda RA619H
Chassis Carbon-epoxy composite structure designed by regulation and built in-house
Transmission Eight-speed gearbox, longitudinally mounted with hydraulic system for power shift and clutch operation / red bull racing
Wheels OZ Racing
Tyres Pirelli
Suspension Front: aluminium alloy uprights, carbon fibre composite double wishbones
Rear: aluminium alloy uprights, carbon fibre composite double wishbones
Brakes Brembo calipers
Electronics MESL standard electronic control unit / Honda Racing Development
Fuel ESSO Synergy

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