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For those of you into Formula One, they have an interview up with Honda's Motorsport chief Yasuhisa Arai on the progress of their return and some other stuff. Always interesting listening to the philosophies of Japanese executives...


Q: Can you talk us through your schedule up to the point when power unit and chassis will finally become one?

YA: In the next couple of weeks we will run simulations and at the beginning of next year we will start to run on the track - very likely at Jerez. That will very likely be the first time to show the whole car, the Honda engine and the McLaren chassis - the Honda McLaren.
Q: So McLaren will be your exclusive partner for 2015. But what about beyond that?

YA: Yes, in 2015 we don't have the plan to supply any team other than McLaren. In 2016 or after, if some teams or partners ask us to supply them too, we will take a look at that situation. But even in 2016 McLaren will be our main partner in F1. And even if we supply other teams from 2016 onwards our main focus will always be to win - to make the engine better through more data - and not necessarily to look at a return on investment. If you win that comes automatically.
Formula 1® - The Official F1® Website - Interviews - Honda can match Mercedes - exclusive Yasuhisa Arai Q&A
 
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