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Toro Rosso's Honda "gamble" puts team at risk - Villeneuve

The Toro Rosso Formula 1 team could pay the price in the near future for taking Honda engines, says 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve. After three frustrating seasons, Honda split with McLaren and agreed a three-year deal from 2018 with Toro Rosso that will make the Italian outfit its works operation. While McLaren received in the region of $100million per year from Honda as part of their arrangement, Motorsport.com understands Toro Rosso will not be getting the same cash injection. However, Honda will provide free engines as part of the deal, therefore providing a net financial gain for the Red Bull junior outfit. “I don’t understand Toro Rosso,” said Villeneuve when asked by...
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