Jean Alesi: “Renault will not get podiums in 2016”


Every action has its consequence and the purchase of Lotus by Renault means that the French firm is returning to the Formula 1, with all that this implies. The French manufacturer has come to occupy the role of biker and also builder, and that is noticeable changes. So much so that the former driver Jean Alesi believes that Renault has no options to fight for podiums or wins in 2016. According to the current commentator for Canal+ in France, the brand will have to undergo a process of adaptation to remarkable before you can be ready to fight for victories in the World.

In plain words, Jean Alesi do not see trained to Renault to catch up with Mercedes and Ferrari in 2016. And this has been emphasized in an interview for ‘’, which considers very positive the step taken by Renault to land again in the Formula 1: “it Is very important to France the return of Renault. It will be important not only for the next year, but also for a long-term future. However, I believe that Renault will not get podiums in 2016. Have to re-create a strong team and is going to be a period of transition“.

that was The pilot of Tyrrell, Ferrari, Benetton and Sauber -among others – also reviewed the timeliness of the championship in the key of pilots: For me the surprise of 2015 was Max Verstappen. There was pressure from the press and despite his young age he performed very well. It is not easy to see a young driver doing a good job”. With regard to the fight for the title, Alesi believes that: The performance is very even between Hamilton and Rosberg. Although Hamiltón won the championship, Rosberg was there. Both have been very competitive”.