Executive Director of Renault Sport’s Cyril Abitbul praised the work of the upgraded version of the power plant, promising that this is only the beginning.
In Austin, the French manufacturer introduced the engine with parts that will be used next season. According to some estimates, the difference between the previous and the new version is 0.2 seconds per lap.
“There is no doubt in the effectiveness of the latest updates, but this is only part of the novelties that will appear in the winter and in the season of 2018, – quotes AUTOSPORT Abimbola. An overall picture has not changed. We still lose a lot of leaders in training and closer to him in the race.
The goal for the offseason is to try to further reduce the handicap for the long haul and understand how to add in the qualification”.
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