The consequences of going solo for snubbed Renault

The consequences of going solo for snubbed Renault

Renault wanted a closer relationship with McLaren going into Formula 1's new era. Instead McLaren is heading back to Mercedes - and that leaves Renault as the only F1 engine supplier with no customers

Following McLaren's defection to Mercedes, Renault will head into Formula 1's new era in 2021 with no customer teams - and as the only manufacturer powering just two cars.

Flying solo is not what Renault had planned when it began negotiations with McLaren over an extension of the current deal beyond 2020.

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