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Renault admits teams may run out of engines this season

Some Renault-powered Formula 1 drivers could run out of engines later in the 2014 season, the French supplier has admitted. Renault chief Rob White said the French marque's recovery from its early-season struggle for power and reliability is still ongoing. 'At the first test we were miles off. We were in a crisis,' he admitted to Auto Motor und Sport, 'but we didn't panic. 'We set up a plan to close the gap. Since then we have made progress but unfortunately not quite enough.And those efforts to end the crisis have had a price. 'Within the individual teams, we have consumed more components within the power unit than we had planned. It means that the teams are at different development...
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