Verstappen forced into engine change after oil leak
Max Verstappen's Red Bull has undergone a change of Honda power unit after his running in FP1 at the Spanish Grand Prix was cut short by an oil leak. Red Bull's engine supplier insist that the change only represents a minor change in Verstappen's plan for the weekend in Barcelona.
Honda brought a new power unit to the Azerbaijan Grand Prix last time out, expected to improve reliability.
Verstappen and Pierre Gasly had been refitted with the season's first power unit for Friday's running at the Circuit de Catalunya, before a planned switch to the second one for qualifying and the race.
"We've now changed the PU on Max's car following the oil leak that occurred during FP1," said Honda F1 chief Toyoharu Tanabe.
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