Adrian Newey, the guru of aerodynamics that so much success has brought to the Red Bull team and one of the engineers most sought-after in the paddock, anticipates a strong recovery in the Honda and he fears his little brother Toro Rosso. Red Bull will continue with Renault engine renamed as TAG Heurer, although with the help of Ilmor, maybe they can take a step forward, however, Toro Rosso will have Ferrari engine of 2015 and this worries Adrian.
of Milton Keynes will not have a 2016 easy, it will be a year of transition as they themselves have commented, and with a view to be able to have another motor to 2017. They are not happy with the performance and the reliability of the Renault engine, and this has led them to break their agreement with the manufacturer gaul, to now having to depend on them again for not having to leave the F1 to the refusal of Ferrari, Mercedes and Honda to provide the engines and the rejection of the independent motors.
According to Newey “I Think that 2016 is going to be extremely difficult for us, frankly. If we start with the same engine power that we had in 2014 and 2015, I think we’ll be even further back on the grid.” as revealed to the average Motorsport. In addition, the british are afraid of McLaren and Toro Rosso, that if Renault do not do a good job, could be direct rivals of the team of energy drinks and we would see again at Toro Rosso ahead of the team more.
“Toro Rosso have a Ferrari engine and you will be a step above on Renault this year. I think that Honda, by what we have seen, will improve considerably. Your combustion engine is quite reasonable. His biggest problem this year has been that they have focused the recovery unit of energy (MGU-H) in the turbo, which was very small. And you can solve this problem in the winter.“. And ends by putting your view to what happens in 2017, highlighting how hard it will be 2016…
article Adrian Newey fears McLaren and Toro Rosso for 2016 has been originally published in Current Motor.