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Abiteboul: Renault engine will 'close the gap', but chassis will take longer

Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says the progress of its works outfit in 2019 will see its engine department likely move faster than its chassis unit. Next season, Renault will embark on the fourth year of its five-year plan to return to the front of the grid, having concluded its 2018 campaign as the fourth best team on the grid behind F1's trio of front-runners, Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. As he assesses the current running order and what it will take for Renault to bridge the gap with its rivals, Abiteboul quantified what the team's deficit in terms of sheer power output. Stoll: Renault underestimated difficulties of works return in 2016 "We’re missing about 15 to 20...
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