third-place the last week of the run in the Australian GP, was taken in the F1-circles with joy. This was the first time since the 2008 British grand prix, when honda's power-competitive driver rose F1-race podium.
honda's engines, causing even the late 1980s and early 1990s, fear of other motor manufacturers, but in recent years the company's name has been in F1 circles completely different meaning.
the japanese manufacturer returned to the number one of 2015 Mclaren engine supplier after six years completely on the sidelines of the premier class. Neither this working relationship of the parties did not reach three years to their goals, and the trail was at times really ugly.
in September 2017, just a few days after, when McLaren and Honda were notified of their cooperation ended, Toro Rosso announced exchange Renault engine honda into the season 2018. In June 2018 Toro rosso's emotalli Red Bull announced the same decision for the period to 2019.
Honda motor you see the Red Bull from the outset as a great opportunity to rise finally Mercedes and Ferrari, alongside to fight in earnest paalupaikoista, victories and championships. Adviser Helmut Marko painted a season under Red bull's target of at least five GP wins and world championships of the very talked about.
Last year, the Honda-history and Marko speech to a gift you know the many attitude on the subject. But even if the Red Bull drivers best lap time in Australia was a Mercedes in front 0,119 seconds slower than last year, Marko emboldened verstappen's third place thanks to still continue to be optimistic about the speeches.
Marko told me now he was sure that Red Bull can win the world championship this season.
– we have a series of best young driver (Verstappen) and a good car, which is a strong, reliable engine, Marko justification for the GP Fans-site according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Everyone said that I was stupid when I made a deal with Honda, but as so often before, I was right again.Reaction to the foresight of helmut Marko, according to Max Verstappenilla is the conditions for the rise this season in F1 history as the youngest world champion. AOP
Red bull's biggest benefit from Renault to honda in exchange was that while previously the garage was only a Renault engine customer, it will have to settle for what the Renault factory in France, Chatillon-Châtillon show was made. Now that Red Bull is more or less honda's factory in the garage, it can influence the engine characteristics. The response is then changed to anticipate.
– we Can discuss Honda with to build the best possible car. So far, the japanese have kept their promises, and we will soon engine the update, which leads me to believe that within a year we get to the Mercedes and ferrari's level. We haven't started this strong car of the year.
Marko's number one star, the 21-year-old Verstappen is still beating at this stage the ice in the hat.
Through the getting started award podium placement is really positive, but the Melbourne track is not there, the F1-orbit of a typical entering from, so we can't get too excited. I believe that we know our position until the Chinese GP after, Verstappen said the GP Today.Video: evening magazine's F1-expert Jyrki lake grove the sum of the Australian grand prix, whose winner was driving Valtteri Bottas.