The Honda RA101E was in 1991 to power the Tyrrell 020, a Formula One racing car designed by Harvey Postlethwaite and George Ryton for Tyrrell Racing. The car was powered by the Honda V10 engine previously raced by McLaren in 1990.

The 020 was driven by Satoru Nakajima who brought the Honda engine contract with him, his team-mate was Stefano Modena. Its best result was a second place by Modena in the Canadian Grand Prix. Tyrrell scored 12 points to finish 6th in the Constructors Championship with half the points scored by Modena's 2nd in Canada.

In the same year, McLaren continued with the Honda RA121E

HONDA  RA101E


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Type: RA101E

Year: 1991

Number of cylinders: 10

Configuration: 72° vee

Capacity: 3498

RPM: 12000

Power: 650 bhp

F1 Tyrrell 020  Honda RA101E (1991)

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F1 Tyrrell 020  Honda RA101E (1991)