Conflict Renault and Toro Rosso during the race weekend in Brazil continues to gain momentum.
Friday on the machines STR Brendon Hartley and Pierre went Out there was another engine failure of the French producer, then Executive Director of Renault Sport’s Cyril Abitbul suggested that the fact that the Italian team is not working with power plants.
In response to the words Abimbola on Saturday, STR released a press release in which it strongly criticized the French, after which the management of Renault Sport it’s mad.
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The paddock in Sao Paulo was also captured unfriendly conversation Abimbola and consultant to Red Bull Helmut Marko.
Following that Toro Rosso statement, these shots from the paddock in Brazil#SkyF1 #F1 #BrazilGP pic.twitter.com/cKUP122BcA
— 🏎 Sky Sports F1 (@SkySportsF1) November 11, 2017
Now Renault want to give up cooperation with the STR so that the team Franz Toast were unable to use its engines at the Grand Prix of Brazil and Abu Dhabi.
“Renault is seriously considering the possibility of early termination of the contract, – said the correspondent of Sky Sports Ted Kravitz. Renault estimates the degree of potential impacts in case if the decision to leave Toro Rosso without their engines to the end of the season]”.
Recall that the contract Toro Rosso with Renault expires at the end of season 2017, and 2018 Italian team will use the Honda powerplant.
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