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Video: 10 weird engine names used in F1

Apr 7 2021

With Honda leaving Formula 1 at the end of 2021 and Red Bull adopting the firm’s programme for itself in the future, The Race’s latest video looks back at some of the most significant cases of engine rebadging in F1.

From Sauber’s ‘concept by Mercedes’ stickers through to the ‘Megatron’ – not related to the cartoon Transformers series – Edd Straw has worked through some of the most notorious rebadging examples in Formula 1 history.

It’s perhaps more common than you may think, and even the legendary Ferrari hasn’t escaped labelling a different manufacturer’s engine in the past.

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