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Renault engine now better than Mercedes' - Taffin

Jan.23 Renault's engine boss claims the French team now has a better engine than Mercedes. In the 'power unit' era, the widespread belief was that Renault struggled to keep up with Mercedes and Ferrari. But according to Remi Taffin, who is Renault's F1 engine chief, performance measurements taken by GPS show that the French unit is now keeping up. "We see a close battle with Mercedes and Ferrari in terms of engine performance," he told Auto Motor und Sport. "Mercedes is a bit behind us, Ferrari is a bit ahead. Honda is one step behind," Taffin added. "But we are no longer talking about differences of 50 kilowatts. Between Ferrari, Mercedes and us it's a matter of...
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