Honda CEO Masashi Yamamoto has revealed that the relationship the Japanese manufacturer has with Crimson Bull racer Max Verstappen is reminiscent of the relationship, once owned by Honda with Ayrton Senna.
Last year, Verstappen brought Honda its first win after 13. years, and they are excited about the Japanese brand's leadership as well.
Masashi Yamamoto has revealed that they see Honda Verstappna as young Ayrton Senna.
Verstappen is extremely important to Honda's project. Although very young, his racing is really impressive. His relationship with Honda is reminiscent of the collaboration we once had with young Ayrton Senna. Verstappen has enacted our brand great respect by pointing our sign at the winner stage. That only motivates us to get him a good engine.