The Japanese vehicle manufacturer Honda Motor announced this Friday that will end its participation in the Formula 1 World Championship in 2021, with the aim of focusing its resources on develop technologies new generation.
The Japanese company, currently responsible for the motors of the teams Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Y Alpha Tauri, participate as a builder in the World Cup since 2015 and will stop doing so at the end of next season, it said in a statement.
“In 2015 we started this challenge with the goal of winning the best four wheel race in the world with our own technology, “Honda said.
The company “has achieved high competitiveness“and his vehicles have been victorious in 3 races in 2019 and another two this year, he highlighted.
Honda Motor has now decided “to focus its management and resources on research and development for the future“, and in particular in fuel cell vehicles and battery electric cars.
All this is integrated into Company’s strategy to achieve “carbon neutrality by 2050” and “to contribute to a sustainable society” and is framed in the “decisive moment” facing the motor industry globally.
Honda, however, “will continue to meet the challenge of competing” in the Formula 2 World Championship until the end of the 2021 season.
“To meet the expectations of our fans, we will fight with all our might until the end of next season and with the goal of achieving more triumphs with Red Bull Racing and Alpha Tauri “, highlighted the Japanese company.