Renault: We've exceeded the 1000 horsepower limit just a few races ago
Following the Monza race, Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul confirmed the ignorance of Remy Taffin, the head of the powertrain development department, that Renault had exceeded the magic limit some time ago 1000. horsepower.
Renault finished the race for the GP of Italy just behind the top three, with Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg proving all weekend in Monza that the French manufacturer really took a big step forward in the power of its powertrain .
The head of Renault's F1 powertrain division, Remi Taffin, confirmed a few weeks ago that the French manufacturer had already exceeded the magic limit.
“The fact is that we achieve maximum power in qualifying and then we can also exceed 1000 horsepower. In a race, power typically ranges between 950 and 960 horsepower. A lot depends on the track and the temperatures. ”
Taffin's words were confirmed by Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul after the Monza race.
“We have a great powertrain and there is no doubt about it, although some make jokes about it. We've exceeded 1000 horsepower just a few races ago, and the GPS data clearly proves that. Of course, such power cannot be used at all times, as this would endanger the estimated life of each unit. ”
horsepower, then they have a really bad car