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‘Honda were still hurting from negative McLaren years'

Max Verstappen believes Honda were still hurting from the McLaren years leading to a 'cautious' beginning to the Red Bull relationship in 2019. Honda returned to Formula 1 with McLaren in 2015 and, after three unsuccessful years, parted ways. During that time McLaren and Fernando Alonso blamed Honda for their disappointing results, the Spaniard going as far as to call the Honda power unit a 'GP2 engine' during the Japanese manufacturer's home race. The end of the McLaren relationship saw Honda initially take on Toro Rosso before Red Bull joined the party this season. That has already resulted in five podium finishes for Verstappen, including two race wins, as well as a P3 for Toro Rosso's...
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