Renault Sport F1 have confirmed that they will not a have a power unit capable of winning Grand Prix this season.
The French manufacturer suffered a power unit failure with Infiniti Red Bull Racing during Free Practice for the Australian Grand Prix two weeks ago. The company also suffered a failure with the Toro Rosso team with their drivers suffering driveability problems over the course of the weekend.
Renault also saw their lead car in Daniel Ricciardo finish the Australian Grand Prix in 6th place.
Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul confirmed that the company know that they won’t be able to win races this season on merit as Mercedes Benz have such an advantage over their rivals.
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