Albon inherited Gasly’s engine allocation, and the Frenchman had already exceeded the limit of permitted engine parts for the season.
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“Our performance gradually improved over the races immediately prior to the break and both our teams were competitive,” Honda F1 tech boss Toyoharu Tanabe said.
“We aim to carry that momentum forward into the next part of the season achieving further improvements.
“As usual, we have focused on improving both reliability and performance, in the hope of achieving even better results with both teams in this part of the season.
“Our plan is that only Albon and Kvyat will run it at Spa, for strategic reasons, looking at the rest of the season as a whole.
“The driver swap between Albon and Gasly has no effect on how we operate at the race, and we continue to do our best to support all four of our drivers.
“As per the Sporting Regulations, Albon now takes on what was Gasly’s power-unit usage in terms of all the components that make up the power-unit and vice versa.”