As Honda and its partner teams, Lucky Strike BAR Honda and Benson and Hedges Jordan Honda, move to Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix after a three-week break from the racetrack, the everyday challenge of technological development has continued behind the scenes for the engine manufacturer. Just one of the many areas that form this challenge is materials. When one considers the forces and temperatures created in a contemporary Formula One engine, it is evident that the materials needed in its construction have to be carefully researched and selected.

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