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Honda to return to F1, say reports

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Honda plans to return to Formula One as soon as 2015 as an engine supplier to British team McLaren, bidding to revive one of the sport's most successful partnerships, reports said. 

Brazilian Ayrton Senna (L) raises his fist along with his team-mate Alain Prost (R), on November 12, 1988. The McLaren-Honda alliance conquered F1 from 1988 to 1991 with Senna and Prost at the wheel.

The Japanese automaker pulled out of F1 after the 2008 season, ending an involvement that began in the 1960s, in a bid to cut costs during the economic downturn, which ravaged Japanese exports to the United States and Europe.

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