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(Auto-motor-und-sport) – Content translated from German to English – Mercedes will set free the engine supply to McLaren for the 2012 season. The paddock radio reports: In search of a new partner, the British racing team has become apparently find: Chances are good that Honda celebrates with the introduction of the V6 Turbo 2014 for McLaren made a comeback.

When Mercedes-end 2009, the former Honda racing team bought and thus founded his own Formula 1 team-work, the separation process started by longtime partner McLaren. Back then, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche with McLaren boss Ron Dennis that the Stuttgart repel its 40 percent stake in McLaren until the end of 2012 and serve the racing team three years in return for free with engines.

Honda is already waiting in the wings

In the 2013 season would have to pay for the first time ever for the McLaren Mercedes engines. For the time after the racing has made the English Woking but already on the lookout for a replacement. The visor is logically an alliance with an automotive company. The Japanese car maker Honda is rumored to follow it in the first place.

A senior manager had told Honda at Suzuka that technically for a Formula 1 comeback with a turbo V6 from 2014 everything was ready. It lacks only the green light by the Board. The Japanese had dropped out before the end of 2008, both with the Formula 1 team and work with their F1 engine program in the premier class.

Honda successfully with Turbo technology

The introduction of the new engine formula in the 2014 season, the company draws from Tokyo seems to make a comeback. The new six-cylinder engines with only 1.6 liters of displacement – but with this turbo and hybrid support – can be used for the mass market manufacturers better than the old V8. The formula one wants to miss the more economical engine, a green image and has made it clear at Honda a nerve.

With the Turbo technology, Honda has been in Formula 1 also had good experiences. In the three years before the 1989 ban on turbocharged units from Japan dominated the scene. First, with Williams, then with McLaren. With the racing team of Ron Dennis would be in the event of a comeback renew a successful partnership: Honda and McLaren overtook 1988-1992 with Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost and Gerhard Berger at the helm four world championship titles and 44 Grand Prix victories.

Source: Auto-motor-und-sport


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