Just as Renault's problems mounted, the troubled F1 engine supplier's track boss Remi Taffin was rushed to hospital.
Blogf1.it reports that the Frenchman missed the first week of testing in Bahrain, where Renault's V6 'power unit' crisis continued to unfurl, because he had to have his appendix removed.
The report said Taffin is now recovering.
It is an awkward time for Renault Sport, mere days before performance development of its troubled 2014 'power unit' is mandatorily frozen by the FIA.
Clearly, the Mercedes-powered teams Mercedes, McLaren, Williams and Force India - in roughly that order - are leading the pack.
"It would be engine dominated this year," said Force India's...
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