The History of the Former Honda F1 Team
In 2008, after the withdrawal of the Japanese car maker Honda, the former Honda F1 team was saved by Ross Brawn. This four-part series takes an in-depth look into the history of this team and its subsequent successes.
Under the leadership of team principal Ross Brawn, the former Honda team thrived with drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello. Button, who went on to win the 2009 drivers’ title, and Barrichello delivered outstanding performances throughout the season.
In that memorable season, the team won eight out of the seventeen rounds, securing not only the drivers’ championship but also the constructors’ championship.
Interview with Autosport.com News Editor Megan White
In a recent interview, Autosport.com news editor Megan White discussed the team’s journey and accomplishments. She shed light on the challenges they faced after Honda’s withdrawal and how Ross Brawn played a pivotal role in saving the team.
White also touched on the remarkable performances of Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello. Their skill and tenacity were key factors in securing the championships for the team.
This interview provides valuable insights into the inner workings of the former Honda F1 team and the significant impact it had on Formula 1 history.