Motor racing: Honda hoping for happier homecoming
Yahoo News - 5 months
By Abhishek Takle SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Honda, engine suppliers to former world champions McLaren, are expecting a happier homecoming than last year in Sunday's Japanese Formula One Grand Prix. Last year's race at the Honda-owned Suzuka circuit was arguably the low point of a bruising season for the Japanese manufacturer, marred by unreliability and a lack of performance from their engines. With Honda management watching, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button were easy pickings for rivals -- prompting the Spaniard to criticize the engine in a radio transmission broadcast live across the world.
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