Honda's plan to win the 2021 F1 title with a 2022 engine

Honda is pulling out of F1 at the end of this season, but since the decision was taken in the middle of last year it hasn't taken its foot off the pedal. As well as developing a new spec for when Red Bull takes over next year, it has also brought forward its originally-planned 2022 engine for one final push at Mercedes in its final campaign.
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  1. Kevin Wallace

    Kevin Wallace

    13 dagen geleden

    I really love what Mercedes and Lewis have done but I truly hope Honda win. They are a great company who always produce well built products. Their foray into F1 has been a huge upward slope and I hope they bow out with the championship. They have the right team, the right driver and on evidence of Bahrain it will be a very close season where strategy involving both team drivers will play out a game of chess for points this year. It is strange they left F1 and the Braun Race team won the championship in a very very easy year. They are leaving again they have produced what appears to be the fastest car before they leave this time.

  2. rex6713


    15 dagen geleden

    They can do it, but it comes down to F1 politics in rules

  3. Shiva Verduyn Lunel

    Shiva Verduyn Lunel

    25 dagen geleden

    Its.unfolding to be a huge successtory

  4. David Winter

    David Winter

    26 dagen geleden

    It would be nice if we can have races where we don't actually know who is going to win before the end of the race.

  5. joseph humphrey

    joseph humphrey

    26 dagen geleden

    So far it's been looking good, but again multiple factors at work. Red Bulls high rake chassis may be more amenable to the changes in aero at the rear than the low rake Merc. Part of what makes F1 the epitome of motorsport.The car being the sum of a number of staggeringly complex systems.

  6. Juan Canales

    Juan Canales

    27 dagen geleden

    Hopefully they do well for the good of F1 fans

  7. reon barrett

    reon barrett

    28 dagen geleden

    only honda can make it happen if any one can

  8. Darren Finnerty

    Darren Finnerty

    Maand geleden

    Increase the vtec... Problem solved

  9. Dream Bim

    Dream Bim

    Maand geleden

    You mentioned that corona PoS and I turned off the video.

  10. Lucky Apple

    Lucky Apple

    Maand geleden

    Honda is a formidable producer.

  11. EvolutionUk


    Maand geleden

    I hope they get it this year

  12. MadOne


    Maand geleden

    While I like watching racing, the days of people buying cars based on racing success are over. ICE will go away and so will the drivers in the next decade or two.

  13. Morries 05

    Morries 05

    Maand geleden

    I dont care who wins, as long as it's not Hamilton.

  14. Twinbee


    Maand geleden

    Max Verstappen everytime on the straight : Puuuuuuuu..... WAAAAAAAAAAA !!!!!!! VTEC kicking in

  15. adnoHis1


    Maand geleden

    Honda will Win the championship on their last season!!! Best Engine on the grid. Mark my words.

  16. Ken Wensley

    Ken Wensley

    Maand geleden

    I think this engine might be a contender?

  17. onlineo


    Maand geleden

    I like Lewis, and think Max is a great driver but an absolute douchebag of a human, but god I hope someone other than Mercedes & Lewis wins the championship this year. I expect Lewis will win and Mercedes will be too quick, but we can dream to have 2 teams fighting it out at the top... 3 or 4 teams would be even better!

  18. edmund zed

    edmund zed

    Maand geleden

    Well that japanese company failed big time and burned billions in their hopeless attempts. Since they gave up and admitted they don't have the technical or intellectual know how to compete they hired outside technical support, that helped a lot! That and copying the Merc PU that is. Now throwing in a couple more billions in a desperate attempt in the hope people forget their laughable performance so far maybe they will succeed with the help of idiotic regulations that prevent other teams from developing.

    • edmund zed

      edmund zed

      15 dagen geleden

      @N M Honda admitted a few years ago they hired help to solve their Turbo problems, no honda commercial will change that. Besides that they did what they do best and that is copying the Merc, and they now have a imitation Merc PU which is a huge step forward. I don't know the details of the idiotic regulations but that helped Honda too, teams are or aren't allowed to "change" / develop their PU. I am pretty sure Honda hold the championship in wasting money on F1.

    • N M

      N M

      15 dagen geleden

      Honda is not getting the tech support from outside but from the Honda family aka Honda Jet Japanese engineers. Yes I watched the documentaries behind the Honda engines these years in Japan. Honda racing is working with ALL Honda.

  19. Anwar Latip

    Anwar Latip

    Maand geleden

    im been driving HondaCivic EG9..1995 powerful.. i have fun racing on normal highway against BMW.. top speed at the max of 220km..thats was the fastest drive of my life..from malacca ayer Johor baru.malaysia..PLUS hiway!!..proven even honda normal car is very powerful..f1 fan kl malaysia

  20. PJ Ludda

    PJ Ludda

    Maand geleden

    "Honda's plan to win the 2021 F1 title with a 2022 engine" Mercedes: Oh, you mean get 2nd again? Sure!

  21. Quentin


    Maand geleden

    Sooo lame Honda is quitting.

  22. Nicolas Stone

    Nicolas Stone

    Maand geleden

    LOL they didnt win with MCLAREN how are they going to with without ?

  23. Beau


    Maand geleden

    My hopes are high after this weekend winter test

  24. Richard Wallinger

    Richard Wallinger

    Maand geleden

    Good to see Honda and red bull racing back in the running . great to see Russel up there Williams were king not so long ago .

  25. i wirt

    i wirt

    Maand geleden

    F1 is catered to european manufacturer ....

  26. Miranda Kiraso

    Miranda Kiraso

    Maand geleden

    Yeah sounds like the engine would probably die out faster as the season goes. seems like the new engine has way more power by miles than they had previously. Things don't change overnight, if you had reliability problems before, you can only reduce it rather than making it disappear.

  27. Factor Mars

    Factor Mars

    Maand geleden

    When they become a good f1 engine they leave the competition, not good for the honda supporters. They support you 5 years and now they enjoy your job, you become good, and you say byebye. Okok

  28. Tim Mantle

    Tim Mantle

    Maand geleden

    History tells us they'll blow up. I remember the BAR days, let alone the most recent iteration of their McLaren partnership. I like Honda though, I just wish they'd do a better job of staying calm and developing at a sensible rate rather than rushing with fingers crossed. Whatever happens, they'll be back within a decade.

  29. Michael Linner

    Michael Linner

    Maand geleden

    That's a sensible strategy. Build a race winning engine and then promptly withdraw. Who's running things over at Honda anyway?

  30. Aidel Ibrahim

    Aidel Ibrahim

    Maand geleden

    i think only honda can challaange mercedes

    • Aidel Ibrahim

      Aidel Ibrahim

      Maand geleden

      to early to leave the f1, while they now gain their advantage over their rival

  31. Gilles Kaske

    Gilles Kaske

    Maand geleden

    Honda pulled off a major comeback to walk away 1rst of the loser's. Stick it out and give Newey a shot with 2022 regulations. The people of the world won't be driving Batt power cars in the next 5 years. Most countries grids need upgrades or a complete rebuilding to accommodate demand.

  32. POWER


    Maand geleden

    Great info go Honda

  33. Stavros K.

    Stavros K.

    Maand geleden

    Honda is fantastic.

  34. Light Love

    Light Love

    Maand geleden

    Just say out loud that it is an engine from the future, the law of attraction will help them to get that coveted title. Meanwhile the world is on fire, cheers!

  35. romeo serban

    romeo serban

    Maand geleden

    I said it that Red Bull will be nr 1 team this year

  36. APM M

    APM M

    Maand geleden

    Unfortunately No ! Probably another Mercedes snore fest.

  37. Scott Ster

    Scott Ster

    Maand geleden

    I don't care who does it, or how. Someone needs to challenge the Merc.

  38. First Prototype

    First Prototype

    Maand geleden

    Funny 馃榿 The best laf ever

  39. tewrgh


    Maand geleden

    It's a shame so many of the world's top automotive engineers are being paid to spend their time developing dying ICE technology.

  40. Michael Shore

    Michael Shore

    Maand geleden

    No, Honda or rather Red Bull are trying to win by preventing the development of any other engines.

  41. Paul Perkins

    Paul Perkins

    Maand geleden

    Would make an interesting season if they won, or even came close, but I think it is unlikely that either Honda corporate or the racing team will be as committed to 2021 as would be necessary, given the drastic change coming the next year. I hope I'm wrong, but I think this is just whistling in the dark.

  42. edgar kapp

    edgar kapp

    Maand geleden

    great video, please slow down a bit Scott. You seem to be in one hell of a hurry.

  43. Purwanto Oke

    Purwanto Oke

    Maand geleden

    Hope honda win, but with alpha tauri

  44. Fergus Phillips

    Fergus Phillips

    Maand geleden

    what a fantastical story. You should write for disney

  45. Joshua Hall

    Joshua Hall

    Maand geleden

    What if Red Bull want to supply another team? For example, Williams needs a new engine for 2023. Will they be known as Williams - Red Bull, or will they re-re-badge it to Honda and make some sort of sponsorship deal with the manufacturer?

  46. Jasonsadventures


    Maand geleden

    Does anyone know if this is what also happened to Ferraris all new 2020 mega power engine that we seemed to never see? or I hope we never saw it.

  47. Henk&Nel eastwood

    Henk&Nel eastwood

    Maand geleden

    2021 is the last year Max drives a Red Bull

  48. Carl Smith

    Carl Smith

    Maand geleden

    A lot of talk and no substance. Since when is F1 a sport in which teams tell everybody what they are doing or planning?

  49. Adam Lindberg

    Adam Lindberg

    Maand geleden

    Honda engine is shit compered to Mercedes so keep dreaming it won't happen!

  50. WorldTRAVELLER003


    Maand geleden

    Let that Vtec kick in

    • john jones

      john jones

      Maand geleden

      What VTEC?

  51. James Cockram

    James Cockram

    Maand geleden

    Who are these idiots that 'dislike' these videos? I genuinely don't get it!

  52. seeni gzty

    seeni gzty

    Maand geleden

    would be a fun video!!

  53. Arnoud Jan Schut

    Arnoud Jan Schut

    Maand geleden

    Thing is, Mercedes is also improving. And for sure Ferrari will come back stronger than ever before.

  54. Oran Gekab

    Oran Gekab

    Maand geleden

    I hope the 2009 season history repeats itself... Can you imagine Honda's reaction if RB wins in 2022 with it's engine?!

  55. Christo


    Maand geleden

    Ferrari plan to win 2021 season with a 2020 engine (without the fuel restricted FIA punishment). Back to the future style

    • seeni gzty

      seeni gzty

      Maand geleden


  56. Mike Leng

    Mike Leng

    Maand geleden

    Brand new engine, pushing boundaries..........reliability???

  57. HT


    Maand geleden

    If anyone can do it, it will be Honda. I have gained much respect for their efforts to give it all they have until the very end. Plus the knowledge they have gained in F1 will be used in many of their products in the future. I'm not a Honda fanboy but you can't deny the quality in their vehicles and their outstanding reliability. Red Bull should have moved to Honda much earlier from that Renault powered lawnmower they had in their cars previously.

  58. mastrdzastr


    Maand geleden

    Thank you for sounding good over the years Honda PU

  59. Riley fozz

    Riley fozz

    Maand geleden

    Time travel confirmed

  60. TRAINing the world

    TRAINing the world

    Maand geleden

    The problem with Honda was that they don't have a black coloured driver with one of their engines.

  61. Chucky Finster

    Chucky Finster

    Maand geleden

    They will be a step behind as usual. Might challenge in a few races here and there.

  62. Renell Lope

    Renell Lope

    Maand geleden

    True to its historical form, it'll probably struggle this year, then the first year of its departure, the team picking up the pieces dominates

  63. Will Mac

    Will Mac

    Maand geleden

    Red Bull are a great partner and will help Honda engineers evaluate the risks, so it shd be a good engine.. fingers crossed

  64. jan novak

    jan novak

    Maand geleden

    Honda is world best brand...

  65. Jeff Stenberg

    Jeff Stenberg

    Maand geleden

    In todays world, your expertice would be to help your people(amazing) live in ageless , respectable, vibranance. Honda totally Rocks. Respect !!!

  66. Nardus Demmers

    Nardus Demmers

    Maand geleden

    Leave the music when you guy鈥檚 tell the story, it鈥檚 irritating 馃槧

  67. Timo Schneider

    Timo Schneider

    Maand geleden

    I don't get Honda. In, out, in, out, in out, in, out.... Invest all that money and effort to get competitive, then just as fruits start to bear, they are out again! And this isn't the first time either.

  68. Kristijan Vragovi膰

    Kristijan Vragovi膰

    Maand geleden

    As much i would want it i don't believe that Red Bull can beat Mercedes. They have huge lead, and it's foolish to think they'll trip this year.

  69. missedme0063


    Maand geleden

    Hey Guys, Your transition animation is so jarring, please change it!

  70. R R

    R R

    Maand geleden

    Hahaha as if

  71. The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    Maand geleden

    Wait...are they missing "Get in there lewis" from James??

  72. Dino 膶abrijan

    Dino 膶abrijan

    Maand geleden

    By the time they sort out their baby issues, Hammy will have a 100 point lead.

  73. Two Oaks Media

    Two Oaks Media

    Maand geleden

    If by some act of god, they won, why would they still leave?

  74. M R A Scott

    M R A Scott

    Maand geleden

    Amazing to think back a decade or more when I used to make time for this now god-forsaken sport, and even watching on teevee would actually get my adrenalin flowing. To hell with it.

  75. A Girl Talks F1

    A Girl Talks F1

    Maand geleden

    tbh I definitely think Red Bull is gonna win constructors' this season

  76. ioann geo

    ioann geo

    Maand geleden

    No Honda, no F1.

  77. Akyute


    Maand geleden

    Pushing out an experimental design early? Yeah, this is going to go really well...

  78. kefren13


    Maand geleden

    Bla bla bla, Honda, bla bla bla... ...and Hamilton wins! PS: it`s going to be a Merc domination all over again in 2021, enough with the click baits.

  79. bamboo zooka

    bamboo zooka

    Maand geleden

    brawn f1 mk2 then

  80. Gold 999

    Gold 999

    Maand geleden

    i think honda didn't need hi-performing engines for their technology.

  81. kieran warner

    kieran warner

    Maand geleden

    Mercedes engine enters the chat......

  82. Sandu Tudose

    Sandu Tudose

    Maand geleden

    They may do it.

  83. S I

    S I

    Maand geleden

    with verstappen not..he makes too much mistakes...and he is overrated

  84. Michael Fortier

    Michael Fortier

    Maand geleden

    They were lacking last year compared to Mercedes and the guys at Brixworth have yet again made the engine more powerful and efficient this year...

  85. Manj Sher

    Manj Sher

    Maand geleden

    The downfall of Red Bull.

  86. Thomas Anegas-Andreis

    Thomas Anegas-Andreis

    Maand geleden

    I think that Honda is leaving at the best moment; here me out. The first seasons were terrible but the last 2 seasons were incredible!! The pandemic caused a lot of financial issues to Honda; it wasn鈥檛 sustainable to to stay in F1, for now... They leave the sport with a good reputation, and are definitely keeping the door open for a comeback (for the next generation of engines, electric era perhaps?).

  87. fred lacroix

    fred lacroix

    Maand geleden

    alonso on honda engine GP2! GP2!

  88. michel booltink

    michel booltink

    Maand geleden

    If Max becomes the world champion next season, I'll buy a new Honda.

    • michel booltink

      michel booltink

      Maand geleden

      @Phantom096 If I can afford it, I sure will

    • Phantom096


      Maand geleden

      And if Checo becomes champion you will buy the new NSX. 馃憤

  89. Thomas Rutherford

    Thomas Rutherford

    Maand geleden

    When I heard that Honda were returning to F1 again l was excited to see what they could do. It鈥檚 was always going to be hard for a company to play catch-up and plus being hampered with all the rules surrounding engine units it鈥檚 wonderful to see how close they got. I can鈥檛 see Ferrari doing any better this year so it looks like Honda will have to come up with the goods and help Redbull get the wins. I love Mercedes and used to be mesmerised by the skills of Lewis but since he brought politics into this great sport well the shine has gone of a bit. I am eager to see Honda/Redbull beating Mercedes and winning the championship. GO HONDA 馃檹馃憤馃檹

  90. Republika Dugave

    Republika Dugave

    Maand geleden

    I like Honda...

  91. Jeffrey Lebowski

    Jeffrey Lebowski

    Maand geleden


  92. Poop Mooch

    Poop Mooch

    Maand geleden

    Red Bull will be a 3rd after Ferrari, but only after they get the accountants in to split them from Aston Martin 馃槀

  93. Rohan Frost

    Rohan Frost

    Maand geleden

    Speech is way too fast.

  94. Rafiki


    Maand geleden

    Sounds promising

  95. Delta 1

    Delta 1

    Maand geleden

    but Mercedes are not showing the bottom of there car as that is proving they have something amazing so its going to be tight

  96. Delta 1

    Delta 1

    Maand geleden

    i really wanna see them win constructors and max to win the champoinship

  97. Nikita Mazepin

    Nikita Mazepin

    Maand geleden

    Doubt it

  98. 762ndTB


    Maand geleden

    If only Honda could use a inline 6 instead of a V6?

  99. Daniel Bellucci

    Daniel Bellucci

    Maand geleden

    oh Boy.. i remember when Alonso trash Honda engine saying Mclaren have the best chassis now it need a engine....well, the cassis it wasn't that great when Mclaren change for Renault and Honda became winning races with Red Bull. 2021 Alonso es back with Renault and this year 2021 Renault is a manufacturer engine with no costumers on the grid. it will be interested to listen to Alonso after the first race if Honda engine is in the podium and Renault is not.

  100. satyam chauhan

    satyam chauhan

    Maand geleden

    Instead of saying 2021 and 2022 again and would be better if you just say 21 and 22.. Thanks for the video..