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Abiteboul: Our budget is 60 percent less than Mercedes

Renault team chief Cyril Abiteboul claims that Mercedes are spending a staggering 60 percent more than the French team in the quest for Formula 1 glory, explaining the gap between the World Champions and his team. While Mercedes have cleaned up, winning ten titles in ten years, in this budget-heavy hybrid turbo era Renault are lagging way behind in both their power unit package and their team. In an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, Abiteboul revealed, 'The budget we're operating on is about 60 percent less than what Mercedes is spending. That's a handicap, but when the budget cap comes, this handicap becomes a strength.' 'To catch up with what Mercedes is currently spending would be...
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