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Abiteboul defends 'no car' Renault launch

Feb.13 Cyril Abiteboul has defended the decision to proceed with Renault's 2020 'launch' without even revealing an actual car. Just days before Wednesday's event in Paris, the French team admitted that the 2020 car would not actually be "physically present" in the room. Indeed, only obvious renderings of the 2020 car were shown on a screen above the team figures and drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon, and the virtual car was depicted in an all-black temporary livery. Team boss Abiteboul explained that the normal routine of putting together a car for an official launch is frustrating, as the 'real' new car is always being built at the same time ahead of the first day of...
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