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Renault's Taffin: Mercedes and Honda behind us

Renault's head of its PU department, Remi Taffin, believes only Ferrari are ahead of Renault in the engine game with Honda bringing up the rear. Renault finished last year's championship fifth on the log, unable to enter the battle for a top three spot. Those went to Mercedes, Ferrari and the Honda-powered Red Bull team. Despite that, though, Taffin reckons both Mercedes and Honda's power units are behind Renault's. He told Auto Motor und Sport that he believes Honda are roughly '15 or 20 kilowatts' behind their rivals. 'We are in a close battle with Mercedes and Ferrari in engine performance,' was Taffin's assessment. 'Mercedes is a bit behind us, Ferrari a bit ahead. Honda is one step...
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