Why Renault won't fight for podiums in 2017

Why Renault won't fight for podiums in 2017

Renault is bucking the usual motorsport trend of predicting big things for year two of a major project. With the help of one of the bosses in Cyril Abiteboul, we find out why that's the case

There simply is no polite way of saying it. Precisely a year ago "Team Enstone" - as the squad that mutated through various identities since starting life as Toleman became known - was in a total mess.

Having been dubbed "Lotus", the operation was on its knees, with bankruptcy said to be a single court case away, and subsequent Companies House filings showing the team to have lost £60m in 2015.

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