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Rob White Q&A: Renault still playing catch-up, despite progress

After their well-publicized problems in Jerez, last week’s second pre-season test in Bahrain saw Renault - power unit suppliers to Red Bull, Lotus, Toro Rosso and Caterham - make some much needed progress. But despite taking several steps forward, Rob White, Renault Sport F1’s deputy managing director (technical), admits they remain several weeks behind where they would like to be, with a lot of work to be done between now and Melbourne…Q: What were the key steps taken between Jerez and Bahrain?Rob White: We made a number of specification changes to the Energy Store (battery), involving modified hardware, requiring some gymnastics in engineering, procurement, assembly and...
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