Why Red Bull's F1 future is so reliant on Honda's

Why Red Bull's F1 future is so reliant on Honda's

The Honda/Red Bull partnership will continue into 2021 after starting with success in 2019. There are still questions to be answered about the manufacturer's longer term future, but Red Bull will be relieved it has committed so far

Look back barely four years, to a time of fiery failures and insults about a "GP2 engine", or even to the embarrassing public divorce from McLaren in 2017 that left Honda on its knees in Formula 1.

Then, it would have seemed absurd to think Red Bull would consider it a "great relief" to be extending a partnership with that very engine manufacturer at the end of 2019.

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