• Jan 6, 2009
Ross Brawn, who joined the Honda F1 team as Technical Director in 2007 after an extremely successful stint across the paddock at Ferrari, has said that the now-ownerless ex-Honda F1 team he manages would like to ink a deal with its Italian competitor for engines to power its Formula 1 racers. Now that Honda has officially pulled its factory support from the program, the team will need a good, reliable powerplant if it has any chance remaining competitive, and Ferrari already supplies engines to Scuderia Toro Rosso and Force India in addition to its own Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro factory effort.

Regardless of what powerplant Brawn's team chooses, it isn't likely to get an early shot at testing. At this point, the team is just looking to stay on the track as it attempts to find itself a new buyer and any success found on the track for the '09 season would just be icing on the cake. Thanks for the tip, Eric!

[Source: F1 Fanatic - Photo: Tim Wang CC 2.0]


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      • 6 Years Ago
      WHAT?!?! Honda can make their own engines!
      • 6 Years Ago
      For the 2009 season Force India will be powered by Mclaren (as opposed to Ferrari as indicated)
        • 6 Years Ago
        Good! McLaren makes better cars and engines too.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Hey my tip worked for once haha
      Naresh
      • 6 Years Ago
      didnt they tell that Force India has changed its engine contract from Ferrari to McLaren engines
      • 6 Years Ago
      Anyone that was in Indy for the 2005 "Grand Prix" still bitter about how F1 handled the race? Not to rehash, but every time I see a posting on F1 it brings back memories of giant cans of Foster's beer being chucked through the air and people leaving the track in droves (at the start of the race). Haven't spent a dime on anything F1 related since, and have no future plans to...