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McLaren-Honda prepares for 2015

Thursday, 11 December 2014

McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce its new driver line-up for 2015: Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button. Kevin Magnussen will remain an important part of the team, as test and reserve driver.

All three men will play crucial roles in re-establishing the ascendancy of one of global sport's most iconic unions, for McLaren and Honda have already formed one of the most dominant partnerships in motorsport history: Honda broke new ground in the 1980s by creating a turbocharged engine that was unparalleled in both its output and its efficiency. In 1988, the partnership created arguably the single most successful Formula 1 car of all time: the all-conquering McLaren-Honda MP4/4, which was driven to victory by Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost in an amazing 15 of the season's 16 grands prix.

The lure presented by those same goals has once again brought the legendary Japanese corporation back to the pinnacle of global motor racing; and, again, that company, Honda, is developing its revolutionary new turbocharged engine at its all-new purpose-built state-of-the-art motorsport facility in Sakura, Japan.

Fernando Alonso said:

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Trident Honda at McLaren

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Trident were delighted to attend the annual McLaren family day on Saturday 30 August 2014, along with Honda UK - who brought with them a wonderful display of cars and bikes, as well as the 130 mph Honda Mean Mower! We greatly enjoyed the opportunity to meet many of the McLaren team and would like to thank them for making us feel so welcome.

Trident has recently been appointed supplying dealer to McLaren employees, under a new agreement between Honda and McLaren, following the recent announcement that Honda is to supply McLaren F1 with engines in 2015.

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McLaren-Honda F1 Reunited

Thursday, 16 May 2013

McLaren has today, 16 May 2013, confirmed that it will form a new multi-year Formula 1 technology partnership with Honda.

From the start of the 2015 season, McLaren's Formula 1 cars will race using Honda engines and energy recovery systems, renewing an association that became one of the most successful and powerful in Formula 1 history: between 1988 and '92 McLaren and Honda won eight world championships and 44 grands prix, took 53 pole positions and set 30 fastest laps - all in just 80 grands prix.

In 1988, the partnership created arguably the single most successful Formula 1 car of all time: the all-conquering McLaren-Honda MP4/4, which was driven to victory by Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost in an amazing 15 of the season's 16 grands prix.

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