Why Renault is fighting for the V6 in 2014

Why Renault is fighting for the V6 in 2014

Renault is one of three manufacturers spending millions developing engines for the new V6 formula set for 2014. Dieter Rencken finds out from Regie boss Jean-Francois Caubet why there can be no going back

In a sport (business?) continuously blighted by controversy, one issue has bubbled under longer than most – since late 2008, in fact, when former FIA president Max Mosley first touched on the subject of eco-friendliness in Formula 1.

KERS was the first step; the next, fully integrated 1600cc four-cylinder hybrid units, scheduled for 2013 and timed to coincide with a revamped Concorde Agreement, the covenant which sets out the obligations of the governing body, commercial rights holder and teams.

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