Renault hits back at Newey ?lies? over car trouble | F1 Fanatic Round-up

Posted on Mar 25, 2015

Cyril Abiteboul, Renault, Albert Park, 2015In the round-up: Renault motorsport chief Cyril Abiteboul accuses Red Bull chief technical officer Adrian Newey of lying over the nature of the team?s problems.


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Etre dans cette situation est scandaleux (Auto Hebdo – French)

“Cyril Abiteboul said Adrian Newey’s claim that Renault was the only source of Red Bull’s problems was ‘lies’ and that he had ‘spent his life criticising his engine manufacturers’.”

Renault: No race-winning engine in 2015 (Autosport)

“I think it is no secret that Red Bull in particular is very aggressive in their development strategy. They try to get us to apply in the engine world what they apply in the chassis world.”

Hamilton: Unfair to curb Merc (Sky)

“They did the job many years ago and now we are doing the job. It would be unfair in that sense.”

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CVC but somebody needs to step in because of the dire state the middle and bottom of the grid is in. You can?t have a race with just four big teams. I?m unhappy with the governance from the FIA.”?]

Hasta la vista, Melbourne (ESPN)

“We all realise he’s got this mohican and I just feel like saying ‘it’s bloody hair, Lewis, nobody cares, it’s a haircut’. It’s like he’s got an issue of photographers taking pictures of his hair.”

Nicolas Hamilton confirms 2015 BTCC programme with (British Touring Car Championship)

“UK racing driver Nicolas Hamilton (brother of Lewis) will become the first disabled competitor to participate in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.”


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There is a side to the pay driver debate which doesn?t come up as often as it perhaps should:

Is there a reason very poor drivers seem to have a lot of financial backing?

Surely it would make more business sense to put your money behind a talented driver?

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