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Honda F1 boss says too much mutual respect hindered McLaren partnership

Honda’s Formula 1 boss Masashi Yamamoto believes that the manufacturer had too much respect for McLaren and vice-versa during their three torrid years in partnership with the team in the turbo-hybrid era of the sport. McLaren managed just two podium finishes in their last two years in partnership with Mercedes in 2013 and 2014, with Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen ending in the top three in the Australian Grand Prix of the latter year. They made the decision early in 2013 to switch to Honda power for the 2015 season, as excitement brewed. McLaren had won 15 races in five years powered by Honda, claiming four straight championships between 1988 and 1991. Similar form and a return to...
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