McLaren: Hard work ahead with Honda

McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale has played down the significance of Honda having already run their 2015 engine on the dyno, saying that the hard work is only just beginning.

The Woking-based team confirmed a multi-year technology partnership with Honda in May, and whilst Neale admitted he was excited to hear audio of the Japanese manufacturer’s new power unit, he reiterated that McLaren’s current focus is with 2014 engine supplier Mercedes.

“It’s always good when you hear a new engine fire up, it’s a great moment for the whole organisation, and a moment of satisfaction for everybody,” Neale said during a Vodafone McLaren Mercedes teleconference.

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