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Renault cannot beat top teams until 2021 - Abiteboul

May 12 Renault is not even planning to win races in 2020, according to the works team's boss Cyril Abiteboul. With Daniel Ricciardo now in the cockpit, the French team had hoped to take a clear step closer to Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull this year. But it hasn't worked out that way. In fact, even engine customer McLaren seems better at present. Asked if he is surprised, boss Abiteboul told Marca sports newspaper: "No, it seems normal. "If we had not had the problems we suffered, we would be easily in the middle group with no questions asked. "We do need to do things better, eliminating errors and reliability problems, because our competitiveness is not where we would like...
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