Renault has started his adventure as a constructor global
Formula 1 with its two drivers outside the points in Australia, but
after what happened during the winter, your maximum responsible in the
circuits is very pleased by the feelings shown.
Frederic Vasseur acknowledges to be happy with what happened in Albert Park and gives credit to her two young pilots, who, although not
have been able to score, gave a performance full of hope.
The duo’s initial Renault was inherited from Lotus, since both Jolyon Palmer as Pastor Maldonado signed their contracts prior to the
transfer of powers took place in December. But with the problems
economic of the venezuelan, Renault opted to engage Stoffel
Vandoorne -who won the title in GP2 with ART-, a fact that was finally possible. The second
option was your predecessor as the protege of McLaren: Kevin Magnussen.
Vasseur chose to highlight in an interview granted to L’equipe
“in Australia, the performance of both was satisfactory. I am
happy with the way in which Jolyon made his debut at a Grand Prix
and the same can be said of the work that Kevin did in
the second stint after the puncture”.
The car has not been shown overly competitive if we take
as a reference past eras, but after the economic hardships
Lotus in the last two years and the considerable delay
produced in the factory as a result of the late sale
Renault and the confirmation of the change of propeller, Vasseur is
confident and happy with the initial result. “If after the
test you had told me that we would be at the same level as McLaren and
Force India would have signed for it without doubt”.
Vasseur also spoke about his new role in Formula 1 after
lead the team of ART during the past few years. “are Compared with
the above? I don’t see a difference, wherever you are, always
you want to win”, joking later about your volume
current job: “last year, working in the DTM, GP2 and
Formula E, I had 26 race weekends, this year only