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Honda, "Gives wings" to Alpha Tauri. Delivered Honda Jet to the team and started full-scale operation from the Italian GP
Honda Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Honda's aircraft business, has delivered the latest model " HondaJet Elite " to the Alpha Tauri Honda and announced that it has started full-scale operation from the F1 Round 8 Italian GP.
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The HondaJet, a small business jet developed by Honda Aircraft Company, is sold in North America, Europe, Latin America, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, India, and Japan, and is sold worldwide. Over 155 aircraft are in operation. The Honda Jet delivered to the team will be colored with alpha tauri specifications, and will be used for a variety of purposes such as moving officers, F1 drivers, other athletes and previewing the circuit based in Europe. Mr. Michikazu Fujino, President of Honda Aircraft Company, commented as follows. " Red BullI am very pleased to have selected the Honda Jet Elite. By using HondaJet Elite, we hope that the players will be able to move more efficiently and safely, and that they will be able to compete in each race in the best condition.” Red Bull owning Alpha Tauri Honda "I'm pleased to welcome Honda Jet Elite as a new member of the Flying Bulls," said Helmut Marco, a motorsports adviser at. “This is a new step in a strong partnership between Honda and Red Bull. The HondaJet is very ideal as it is particularly efficient on short and medium distance routes. Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Alfa Tauri. -It will be used to move the Honda team.Honda and Red Bull have long-established global partnerships in MotoGP as well as F1 motorsport." In the F1 Italian GP, Alfa Tauri Pierre Guthrie won the first F1 victory. It was a memorable race when Honda supplied power units to the team from the Toro Rosso era and won the race at the 50th round. Honda Jet started operation at such a perfect timing. Due to the influence of the corona wreck , this season's F1 is the second consecutive battle, and it seems to be a valuable "wing" for the team.