Entering a new partnership with Toro Ross, Honda’s F1 chief Yusuke Hasegawa believes it will yield a more “equal partnership” than what they experienced with McLaren.
After three trying season together, Honda bid farewell to McLaren at the end season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Instead the Japanese manufacturer will power Toro Rosso in 2018 with Hasegawa expecting a more “equal” working relationship.
“We’ve been the ones making the majority of requests [of Toro Rosso] so far,” he said in an interview on Honda’s website.
“But it’s fair to say this will be a more equal partnership than it was with McLaren in terms of leadership.