Executive Director of Renault Sport’s Cyril Abitbul said that the French team does not pay attention to criticism from other teams in F1 in light of the potential signing of a contract with Marcin Budkowski, who recently left the FIA, according to AUTOSPORT.com.
For positions as head of the technical Department of the FIA Marcin had access to all technical data from the teams and engine manufacturers, including data on developments and decisions which are sent to the FIA before going into the production.
Shortly after Bukowski in the paddock has information about his move to Renault, which caused extreme concern among other teams.
For solution of the situation with Budkowski teams appealed to the FIA and Liberty Media
“We want to be one of the best in 2020 – said Abitbul in comments Sky. – At the moment between teams from the middle tier and the leaders of 1-1,5 seconds. To get the best team in the need to make substantial progress.
That’s why we need to act aggressively. Renault is involved in F1 not to make friends.
If we recruit new staff is not necessarily true of Marcin – so the team needs to grow. When we returned to F1, the Enstone worked 475 people. Now we have 620 employees.”
At the same time, Abitbul assured that Renault is not going to break the rules of intellectual property from other teams.
“Renault is honest and loyal to a sports team, – said Cyril. – Whatever we do, it will be absolutely fair and just in relation to our competitors.”
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