News Details

Renault admits to power unit errors

Renault admits it has numerous problems with its new power unit and that it underestimated how it would perform on track.After issues throughout the first test at Jerez, Renault-powered cars completed just 151 laps compared to 444 for Ferrari and 875 for Mercedes, while the fastest time by a Renault engine was over five seconds slower than the best Ferrari-engine time and almost seven seconds off the quickest Mercedes-powered lap.Renault Sport F1 deputy managing director (technical) Rob White conceded the engines had not been reliable enough to extract the required performance from them.“We have not run enough laps, and when we have they have not been run at an acceptable performance...
Full Story »
1y ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Renault hints at cooling problems for Red Bull

Renault have admitted that they have discovered a fundamental issue with...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Renault issue restricts Jerez running

Sebastian Vettel managed only eight laps. Red Bull/Getty Images Renault's...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Technical problems continue to plague Red Bull in Jerez

Red Bull’s troublesome start to pre-season testing in Jerez...
1y ago from Formula1.com

Sandbagging isn't an option in Jerez - Renault

Renault Sport F1's Rob White has warned that whilst teams are unlikely to...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Casey Stoner to make motorcycle racing comeback

Former MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner will make his motorcycle racing...
5h ago from Crash.net

Marquez Leads Repsol Honda 1-2 in FP1 at Losail

Marc Marquez resumed normal service in the opening free practice session...
17h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Dovizioso Blames Different Conditions for Lack of Pace

Andrea Dovizioso claims the conditions in Qatar on Thursday had changed...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Forward Racing Duo Make Bright Start In Qatar

Forward Racing riders Stefan Bradl and Loris Baz both took the positives...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series preview - A driver by...

Page 1 of 8 It's time. The 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season is upon us...
12h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Miles wants series to provide an F1...

Hulman and Company CEO Mark Miles believes that the high race-hosting...
1d ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Ganassi reveals Karam car livery for St. Pete

Chip Ganassi Racing has revealeed the official livery for Sage Karam's...
1d ago from Racer.com

Indy Lights: Brabham finds Lights and Sparks in the...

Page 1 of 2 It’s great to see Matthew Brabham’s talents aren’t...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Argentina supports flood victims

More than 30cm of rain, a third of the area’s annual rainfall, fell in...
37m ago from WRC.com

Loeb set for another World Rally Car outing

The nine-time World Champion will participate in the Epernay Vins de...
21h ago from WRC.com

Tidemand inks Skoda deal

2013 Junior WRC champion Pontus Tidemand joins Skoda to compete in the...
19h ago from Crash.net

RX: World Rallycross launches UK talent competition

The FIA World Rallycross championship has launched a nationwide talent...
1d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

England predicted XI vs Lithuania, with Arsenal man...

A look at how England could line up against Lithuania in tonight's...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Gabriel - I've always wanted to defend

Gabriel says he was always determined to become a defender. The...
47m ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal To Face Newcastle Competition For Aleksandar...

Reports are out claiming that Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is...
7h ago from Nastytackle.com

(Video) Arsenal star gets unexpected HUG during...

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina was hugged by a pitch invader during his...
5h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.