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Honda says concept status quo for 2019 better for reliability

Honda F1 tech chief Toyoharu Tanabe says that carrying over its engine design from last year will lead to better reliability in 2019. Upon its return to F1 with McLaren in 2015, Honda encountered issues that prompted the Japanese manufacturer to change its power unit concept for 2017. The change induced reliability issues however, leaving Honda to work diligently last year with Toro Rosso to improve its engine's durability while also seeking performance gains. Working with an evolution of its engine for 2019, as it adds Red Bull to its customers, ensures a solid foundation from which Honda can build its performance. "We can carry over the current design, or concept, of PU,"...
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