Head of Renault Sport’s Cyril Abitbul told that the French manufacturer is working on improving the qualification mode of the motor of the 2018 season to increase the competitiveness of the power plant to fight with Mercedes and Ferrari in qualifying.
In Japan, the boss of Red Bull Racing Christian Horner said that Renault no qualifying engine modes to battle with the best teams.
Cyril noted that on the basis of Viry are working to resolve this problem.
“We believe that now our engine is good enough in Sunday’s race, – quotes AUTOSPORT.com Abimbola. But the engine lacked power during Saturday’s qualifications.
While we have no magical qualifying mode, but we are working hard in this direction.
Next year the capacity of our motor needs to increase, not only in qualifying but in the race. This allows us to believe that our engine will be extremely competitive.”
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