Components One managing director Ross Brawn stated on Monday he needed departing Honda to assist form future engine guidelines that may encourage the Japanese producer to return.
Honda introduced this month that it’ll give up Components One as an engine supplier on the finish of 2021 to concentrate on zero-emission know-how.
The corporate, present provider to Purple Bull’s two groups, left as a constructor in 2008 when it bought its crew to then-boss Brawn who went on to win each the 2009 titles with Britain’s Jenson Button and Mercedes engines.
The Brawn GP crew then turned the Mercedes manufacturing facility crew in 2010 and has dominated Components One because the 1.6 litre V6 turbo hybrid period began in 2014.
“It’s unlucky Honda are leaving Components One on the finish of 2021,” Brawn wrote in his common column on the www.formula1.com web site.
“I am optimistic when their scenario adjustments and when F1 evolves, we are able to interact them once more as Honda have at all times been necessary and welcome members of the F1 group previously and hopefully for the longer term.
“I hope a brand new energy unit system which might be launched no later than 2026 will encourage them to come back again once more,” added the Briton.
He stated Components One may also be encouraging Honda to be a part of new working teams arrange by the governing FIA that can suggest what kind of energy unit the game ought to undertake in future.