Honda have confirmed that the power unit Max Verstappen ran at the British Grand Prix will be used in the first free practice session at the Hungaroring.

Verstappen’s 180mph collision with the tyre barrier on the outside of Copse at Silverstone had left his RB16B seemingly wrecked, after his infamous clash with Lewis Hamilton last time out.

This is positive news for a Red Bull team that had been worrying about the financial impact of having to produce replacement parts for the car, exacerbated further by the implementation of a cost cap in Formula 1 for the first time.

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