One of Honda's key attributes is one of its biggest flaws, and dates back to its first foray into F1. But the philosophy behind its stubbornness means there's hope it can recover from its so far disastrous F1 engine project. By Stuart Codling.
After three seasons of frustrating underachievement for Honda in Formula 1, you'd be forgiven for believing that failure had become the project's abiding feature, and that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley are quaking in their boots at the thought of multiple grid penalties and inglorious blow-ups this coming season.
Well, yes and no.