Head of Renault Sport’s Cyril Abitbul calmed competitors, stating that Marcin Budkowski will start to work in the team in the spring of next year.
On Friday, the French team confirmed the appointment of former FIA technical delegate for the position of Executive Director. Even before the official Declaration this transition has caused great concern in the camp of the rivals Renault, for the last several years Budkowski was dedicated to the technical secrets of all the teams and the mechanics of F1.
“On this occasion it was a lot of talk, but we always have made it clear that it is not going to act aggressively, said Abitbul on a press-conferences of the FIA. – A contract he can start work early next year. But we held constructive talks with the FIA and are close to agreement on date, which must all be arranged. We are talking about the beginning of April, which is actually twice the period of his forced leave of absence”.
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