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Red Bull to use Honda PUs in 2019 and 2020

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Toro Rosso and Red Bull, the two team's seen here, will use Honda power units in the 2019 and 2020 seasons.

Red Bull Racing has officially confirmed they’ll use Honda power units in 2019 and 2020 after multiple sources indicated the deal had been signed.

Last week a story appeared in German newspaper Auto Bild, confirming the news, whilst Autosport reported confirmation from “high-level sources” on Monday night.

Following the Autosport story, Red Bull officially confirmed on Tuesday morning that they would split with Renault at the end of this season to take up the Honda supply.

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner said the deal was an “exciting new phase” for the team in their ultimate goal to win World Championship’s, something they haven’t done since 2013.

Honda will continue supplying Red Bull’s sister team Toro Rosso.

“We look forward to working with Honda in the coming years and to racing together in pursuit of F1’s biggest prizes,” Horner said.

More to follow.

Steven Walton is an 18-year-old Journalism Student at the Ara Institute of Canterbury. He previously attended St Andrew's College in Christchurch, where he excelled at History and Classical Studies. Steven is the Editor-in-Chief at Green Flag F1 and spends most of his days living, breathing, and immersing in the Formula 1 world.

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