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Major design change of Toro Rosso car forced by Honda deal

Toro Rosso technical director James Key admits the team faces challenges adapting its 2018 car design to incorporate its new Honda power units after the deal was confirmed in Singapore. After it was revealed the Toro Rosso-Honda negotiations only seriously began at the Italian Grand Prix two weeks ago, according to Honda general manager of its motorsport division Masashi Yamamoto, it appears hasty design revisions will be put in place by Toro Rosso to help integrate the Honda engine to its 2018 car. Toro Rosso technical boss Key says the chassis and gearbox designs are already under review as it gets to grips with the Honda engine. One major downfall of the McLaren-Honda partnership...
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