Honda has confirmed that it will only supply one team with engines when it returns to the sport in 2015, McLaren.
Mercedes' rivals look closer to the pace this weekend in China.
Honda's F1 boss on Friday said the Japanese marque will not supply any customer teams when it returns to the sport next year.
Marco Mattiacci the 43-year-old first stepped into the Shanghai paddock on Friday, and a swarm of photographers never left his side.
No matter what else is happening on track or in the paddock, the row over engine noise - or lack of it - refuses to go away.
The FIA's Court of Appeal rejected Red Bull's attempt to overturn Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from second place in a hearing on April 14th. Here is the verdict of the court in full.
Red Bull has been told to pay full costs from its failed Formula 1 appeal hearing over Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix disqualification.
McLaren's Jenson Button believes Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo is the only man who has a shot at beating Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix.
The FIA has published its reasons for rejecting Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's exclusion from the Australian Grand Prix.
The new head of the Gestione Sportiva, Marco Mattiacci met the F1 media for the first time today.
Ferrari will do "whatever is needed" to return to the top of Formula 1, according to their new team principal.
On the first day of track action in Shanghai the big talking points were Pastor Maldonado's off-track adventures and Marco Mattiacci's first day as Ferrari team principal.
Formula 1's big teams are not blind to the financial struggles the smaller outfits are facing, insists Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
Formula One racing's 2014 engine regulations are already having a positive impact on the development of new road car technologies. That is according to Mercedes and Renault, suppliers of power units to eight of the 11 current F1 teams
Overcast and smoggy skies and cold temperatures made things a little tricky for the teams in China on Friday, though most completed their intended programmes. As expected, Pirelli's softer compound was around two seconds a lap faster than the medium, though several teams encountered graining. The really exciting news was that Mercedes didn't have everything all their own way
Ferrari's new team principal Marco Mattiacci said Friday that the team had not given up on this year's Championship...
Charlie Whiting, Andy Cowell, Rob White, Yasuhisa Arai and Pat Fry faced the media in China on Friday...