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Why Renault's biggest nightmare could be its best help

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Why Renault's biggest nightmare could be its best help
Jonathan Noble
By: Jonathan Noble
Feb 24, 2018, 10:34 AM

By supplying both McLaren and Red Bull in 2018, Renault is all too aware of the criticism it potentially faces. But, the French marque knows this will only help it return to the front of the Formula 1 field in the long-term.

Renault F1 chief Cyril Abiteboul makes no secret of the fact that he is about to enter some incredibly choppy political waters.

For, from the moment he gave the nod for the French car manufacturer to supply engines to McLaren as well as Red Bull, he knew it was going to open up a Pandora’s Box of potential storms and stress.

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Series Formula 1
Teams Renault F1 Team
Author Jonathan Noble
Article type Analysis