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Renault engine won't be updated in 2020

In an effort to reduce costs, Renault will not be upgrading their engine at all in 2020, Cyril Abiteboul has explained. Various cost-cutting measures were introduced due to the global pandemic. Among them were freezes on various car parts, including the engine. Because of this, both Honda and Mercedes opted to do work on their power units prior to the first race in Austria in a bid to ensure they were better than the Australia-spec that would have been used in the original season opener. Renault however opted against doing so, meaning their engine will see no updates until next season. Cyril Abiteboul says that financial factors are behind this decision. “[There have been] some...
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