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Jun 25

F1: McLaren Will Be In Good Shape With Honda, Says Boullier

Eric Boullier (left) and Ron Dennis (right) talk on pit lane before the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eric Boullier (left) and Ron Dennis (right) talk on pit lane before the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier is adamant that the team has solved its key issues and will be able to build a competitive car for 2015.

“I do have the confidence that we will have a good car from next year,” he said today. “Just because obviously we’ve addressed all the issues internally, and I believe we made all the right decisions. We have seen already in Austria the first benefits of the changes which we have done in the organization, and I think now we are heading in the right way.”

Apr 18

No current plans for more Honda-powered F1 cars

Honda has announced that the McLaren F1 team, seen testing here at Bahrain, will be the only F1 team in 2015 with Honda-power. (Photos: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

The McLaren F1 team, seen testing here at Bahrain, will be the only F1 team in 2015 with Honda-power. (Photos: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Honda F1 boss Yasuhisa Arai was non-committal today when asked about plans to extend F1 engine supply beyond McLaren.

McLaren will initially have exclusive use of the new power unit when the Japanese manufacturer returns to the sport next season.

Feb 11

MotoGP: HRC Boss Says RCV1000R Riders ‘Need More Time’

Scott Redding for the GO&FUN Honda Gresini team at the 2014 Valencia test. (Photo: MotoGP.com)

Scott Redding gets on track for the GO&FUN Honda Gresini team at the 2014 Valencia test. (Photo: MotoGP.com)

Those riding the Honda RCV1000R need more time to get to grips with the new machine. That is the opinion of Shuhei Nakamoto, HRC executive vice president, who shared his opinion on the situation at the end of last week’s Sepang test.

There are four Honda RCV1000R bikes (originally dubbed the ‘Production Racer’) in the field this season. Two are run by Drive M7 Aspar, with Nicky Hayden and Hiroshi Aoyama at the helm, whereas others are piloted by GO&FUN Honda Gresini’s Scott Redding and Cardion AB Motoracing’s Karel Abraham.

Feb 4

MotoGP: Nicky Hayden Begins Sepang Testing With Honda

Nicky Hayden of the Drive M7 Aspar team begins 2014 MotoGP testing at Sepang circuit. (Photo: Courtesy of Drive M7 Aspar)

Nicky Hayden of the Drive M7 Aspar team participates in MotoGP testing at Sepang circuit. (Photo: Courtesy of Drive M7 Aspar)

For 2014, Nicky Hayden is one of four riders to be piloting the all-new Honda RCV1000R customer bike. The 2006 World Champion continued to adapt to the machine as the Sepang Official MotoGP test started on Tuesday.

American Hayden completed Day 1 in 17th position as he continued his apprenticeship with the Drive M7 Aspar team.

Dec 13

IndyCar: Chevrolet, Honda To Produce Unique Aero Kits Beginning In 2015

Chevrolet and Honda will utilize new aerodynamic bodywork “kits” beginning in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chevrolet and Honda will utilize new aerodynamic bodywork “kits” beginning in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

INDYCAR announced that Chevrolet and Honda will provide distinct aerodynamic configurations for the IndyCar Series chassis beginning in 2015.

As part of its long-range focus on innovation, INDYCAR announced in June that aerodynamic bodywork “kits” would be introduced and utilized for all 2015 races and include separate specifications for superspeedways and road/street/short ovals.