Honda RA302

 

CARBARN | Honda RA302 | The Honda RA302 was a Formula One racing car produced by Honda Racing, Honda Racing and introduced by France during the 1968 Formula One season. The car was built based on the order by Soichiro Honda to develop an air-cooled Formula One engine.  The magnesium-bodied Honda and 58 laps worth of fuel ignited instantly, killing and destroying the RA302 Schlesser.

 


A second RA302 was built, with slight modifications, earmarked for Surtees to drive at the next race, but when Surtees Refused to drive it again, Honda Decided to pull out of Grand Prix racing and did not return as a constructor until the 2006 Formula One season with the Honda RA106.

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