One of the most important tests of the day belonged to
two teams: Renault and Red Bull, that though this year running with a
engine called TAG Heuer, actually mount the same drive that the
equipment factory of the French brand.
Until now, Red Bull has enjoyed with the ballast of the lack of
power compared to its rivals from Mercedes and Ferrari. But, judging
by the statements of Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon, the two
drivers that have been released today in Barcelona the new engine, that can
change. Both were very hopeful in statements to the press shifted to Montmeló.
“You are going to surprise you. The engine is very, very good“
The australian Red Bull was optimistic after the first day
of evidence, stating that they are “quite happy. We’ll see what
is what we are this night ,
but it has been pretty reliable and everything was running as fluid as
couldn’t wait. Now the next step is that last small step
we are looking for to try to match to Mercedes. We are getting closer.
It is exciting”, admitted a Daniel Ricciardo excited about the
This new evolution that Renault has presented in the test,
was scheduled for the Canadian Grand Prix, but Red Bull is
pressing to have it available already in the next race.
“Monaco is going to be our best chance. The we had the
end of last week, but speaking purely of speed, Monaco
it should be interesting. We will try to see if we can do it,
it will be a matter of having time”.
In regards to Esteban Ocon, the pilot that tomorrow will be upload
the Mercedes as a member of the young driver programme
the German mark, was even more excited. “You are going to
surprise. It is very, very good. I can say that it sure is more
fast”, said Ocon, who knows well the propellant Mercedes and,
therefore, you can establish a good comparison.