Coming out in defence of Renault

Coming out in defence of Renault

There was plenty of speculation following Vitaly Petrov's unexpected outburst on Russian television last week, but just what inspired it? Tony Dodgins takes a look at Renault's season to give us some answers

Last week's ructions surrounding Vitaly Petrov were interesting. Mid-week, a load of negative comment about Lotus Renault GP was all over the internet, much of it attributed to the Russian.

It appeared that frustration had been welling up inside the 27-year-old and he had finally snapped.

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