There is a difference between being behind and being out of the game completely and the good news for Renault Sport F1 is that they are the former, not the latter. According to Sky Sports F1, the French lump maker has not denied they are behind schedule—as well as behind their rivals—in the power plant development process but they are not that far behind:
'We're still behind schedule, but it's not a question of months,' said Remi Taffin.
'We are at least where we would have sought to be for the first test, so maybe now we are three weeks behind, and now we are on a recovery plan.
'We're now going to go into Bahrain with what we would have liked to have finished the first test with.
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