News Racing Point: budget limit will not harm relationship with Mercedes
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If the budget limit in Formula 1 comes into effect from 2021, the gap between the top and middle field teams should gradually increase conclude. Cyril Abiteboul of Renault recently suggested thatThe team boss at Racing Point assumes that the top teams will still have a head start if the gap closes slowly, so that it will not be a problem for them to deliver technology to their partners. "I still think that the big teams will have an advantage, even in 2022. They won't wake up, hit their heads and forget how to develop a fast racing car. That just won't happen," explains Szafnauer in Talk to 'Motorsport-Total.com'.
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And further: "It is not just about having the right tools, but also about having the right people. And they have had the right people for a long time, which is why they are where they are. They will not be easy to forget." Szafnauer maintains that the "well-to-do big" people have usually been able to do a better job in the past, especially when it comes to extensive technical changes, as Formula 1 decided for 2022. "I still think this will be the same trend."
Your browser does not support this video "Maybe the difference will not be that big and we will be able to catch up more easily. But I still believe that the guys with the bigger resources and the better knowledge end up doing the better work will afford. " He therefore sees no technical support from a partner in danger.
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MercedesSzafnauer, however, does not assume that just the fact that a field is moving closer together will have the same effect. "I can't imagine someone saying that I don't want to give you access to my wind tunnel or to sell you my gearbox," said the Racing Point team boss. The team based in Silverstone purchases the complete drive train including the transmission from Mercedes and uses their wind tunnel in Brackley. Because of the similarity to the world champion car of the previous year, the RP20 is also considered a "pink Mercedes".
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