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Renault admits ‘Melbourne preparations are incomplete’

Renault's “Melbourne preparations are incomplete” as a result of problems encountered at the final test.Despite hopes of further progress, Renault-powered cars finished pre-season with less than half the mileage of Mercedes, with Lotus only managing limited running on each day of the final test and Red Bull even experiencing a day when it failed to complete a lap. Renault's deputy managing director (technical) Rob White said the engine manufacturer had set some ambitious targets but failed to get everything it wanted to done before Melbourne.“The aim of the last test session before Australia was to recover some of the lost ground from the previous test sessions and to rehearse the...
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