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Honda discloses secret engine upgrade implemented at Spa!

Honda has revealed that Red Bull's Max Verstappen has been running since Spa an engine fitted with a new-spec energy store, or battery, that has boosted the performance of Red Bull's RB16B. The Japanese manufacturer introduced at the start of the 2021 season a new power unit that featured a heavily revised internal combustion engine. Although F1's regulations forbid manufacturer's from upgrading their hardware during the season, Honda's unit was still fitted with a 2020-spec battery. It was therefore allowed an in-season update of its energy store which was subsequently implemented in Belgium. Honda extended the upgrade to Sergio Perez's Red Bull at Zandvoort, which justified the Mexican's...
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