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Honda hopeful that Verstappen's engine survived crash

Honda is hopeful that Max Verstappen's engine will have survived the Red Bull driver's 51G impact with the barriers on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix. While Red Bull fears that Verstappen's RB16B chassis may have been damaged beyond repair, Honda has sent the car's unit back to Japan for a thorough evaluation. If the engine is discarded, Verstappen would be forced to take on in Hungary his third and final power unit of the 2022 season, a prospect that would almost certainly entail the use of a fourth engine at some point and an unavoidable grid penalty that could prove costly for the current championship leader. But Honda F1 tech boss Toyoharu Tanabe says an initial assessment...
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