TOKYO One of the biggest news stories in Formula One last year was Honda Motor's return as an engine supplier to Britain's McLaren. Many F1 fans were expecting magic. After all, this was a duo that won 44 races in its 1988-1992 heyday. But 2015 was a bust, with the McLaren-Honda team failing to cross the finish line first in any of the 19 races it started.
The Nikkei spoke with Yasuhisa Arai, head of motor sports at Honda, about the teething problems and how the team is progressing.