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Renault expecting drivers 'to push' thanks to fuel and tyres

An increase in fuel allowance and harder tyres in F1 should allow drivers to race at full capacity from start to finish this year says Renault F1 executive director Marcin Budkowski. In the past couple of seasons, fuel consumption has often been an issue on race day, mainly because of the higher downforce levels introduced in 2017 and the subsequent faster lap times. This year will see race fuel allowance increase from 105kg to 110kg to help drivers exploit the full might of their engine power from lights out to the checkered flag, at least at specific. Abiteboul hopes Ricciardo will boost Renault momentum "There were a number of races, even last year, [where] people were not taking...
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