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F1: Change rules or say 'goodbye' to Renault, warns Christian Horner

From GMM

French automobile producer Renault will most definitely stop Formula 1 if the ‘engine freeze’ principles will not be changed.

That Is The claim of Christian Horner, boss of Purple Bull Racing, Renault’s work group in F1.

At current, strong rumours indicate Renault is unhappy with its present state of affairs and is having a look at buying back the Enstone based crew it offered to Lotus on the finish of 2009.

However until the end of 2016, supply contracts between Renault and the 2 Red Bull-owned teams, together with Toro Rosso, are set to run.



Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, Montréal (Photo: René Fagnan)
Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, Montréal (Picture: René Fagnan)

After that, Horner said in Canada, a failure to alter the present restrictions on engine construction would be comparable to F1 “nearly waving goodbye” to Renault.

A Fancy ‘token’ system method engine suppliers had been in a position to add performance for 2015, however the amount of allowed building tapers off in 2016 and beyond.

And the ‘in-season’ building loophole this yr has been closed off totally for 2016.

Requested if struggling Renault’s opponents, including Mercedes, would agree to vary the foundations, Horner mentioned: “They do not have to obviously However it is at a precarious level relating to Renault’s dedication to the future.

“If F1 can afford to lose an engine producer, stick to 28 February,” he is quoted by using the BBC, regarding the current freeze time limit for 2016.

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