Honda has confirmed that they have brought a new specification of the power unit for the Belgian GP.
Why it matters: The new power unit can be of great help for Max Verstappen in the championship battle.
- The Honda head of power unit development Yasuaki Asaki reveals that the upgrade regards energy store.
- The improved battery cell is among the main features of the new energy store.
What he had to say:
- “This new energy store has been developed in a project that has taken several years, with an aim to combine improvements in energy efficiency with significant reductions in weight.”
- “In what will be the company’s final season in the sport, Honda F1 has managed to introduce the new ES – fitted with a lighter, low-resistance, highly efficient and ultra-high power battery cell – just in time for the start of the second half of the season.”