Italian Grand Prix: Renault Sport F1 preview Monza 4 September, 2013 Engine suppliers Renault look ahead to the Italian Grand Prix, Round 12 of the 2013 Formula 1 world championship, at Monza.
The pit straight is one of four bursts of full throttle on the circuit. With the highest top speeds of the season also requiring the longest gear ratios through necessity, the RS27 will run throughout the entire rev range during these stretches. The drops between the gears are forcibly relatively large, which means that the entire power curve is tested at Monza, and not just the top end as commonly believed. The main challenge is to have the engine touch the rev limiter late on the...
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