McLaren forced to take Japanese driver?

Naoki Yamamoto

Another rumor floating about during the August break and F1 team factory shutdown period is that Honda, McLaren's returning works engine supplier for 2015, may be eyeing a Japanese driver for the foray.

26-year-old Naoki Yamamoto (brother of Sakon Yamamoto from the former Hispania F1 team?), currently carrying the number 1 for the Honda-linked Mugen team in Japan's premier open wheel Super Formula series, told Japanese TV it is "not impossible" he will play a role.

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