How much trouble is McLaren-Honda in?

How much trouble is McLaren-Honda in?

This was supposed to be the year things started clicking in a big way for McLaren and Honda, but the early indications have the reunited partnership still stuck on Groundhog Day

This is a big season for McLaren-Honda. Two years into the troubled return of this famous Formula 1 alliance, it is high time it started consistently delivering the performance and results to suggest it can carry the fight to the championship's established big guns.

Honda has now spent two full seasons learning the intricacies of F1's mightily complex V6 hybrid turbo engine formula on track. It has not been an easy education. Its engines have lacked power, efficiency, reliability. But, they have been gradually improving.

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