Red Bull-Honda looks set to be a "force" in Formula 1 after an impressive Australian Grand Prix. That is the view of former two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen, who applauded Honda's first podium since the Japanese manufacturer returned to F1 in 2015.
The works McLaren-Honda partnership was an utter failure, but in the first Honda-powered race for Red Bull in Australia, Max Verstappen finished on the podium.
"It has taken four difficult years of development, and the fact that Max Verstappen was able to achieve it by overtaking the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel was pretty special," Hakkinen wrote in his Unibet column.
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