Label: Jonathan Neale

McLaren calms Mercedes

McLaren calms Mercedes

formula 1
  McLaren has denied speculation that Honda could benefit from the fact that the British team will still be working with Mercedes next season before they start using Honda engines. On Thursday, it was officially confirmed that the McLaren team will use Honda's 2015-liter V1.6 turbo engines in the 6 season, which will be prescribed for use next season. McLaren will thus spend the school year with the new powertrains with Mercedes, so the Germans are now worried that Woking could collect data on their engines and then pass it on to Honda. “We talked to Mercedes about this at length,” McLaren CEO Jonathan Neale said of caring for Mercedes intellectual property. "We've made sure they're calm now. It's also about Honda's interests. It's about the organization