The output of Sling By the end of the 2021 season, he left an unexpected tail for all Formula 1 fans. Above all, the teams Red bull Y AlphaTauri they were harmed by what happened. Now it will be necessary to know who will supply the motors to these structures. The options are three: Renault, Mercedes and Ferrari.
Although the relationship did not end in the best way, Renault It is the firm candidate to win the concession for the supply of power units. However, the French team boss, Cyril Abiteboul, spoke for the first time after the announcement of this Friday by Honda and assured that so far they have not communicated with the factory of his team.
The French leader announced this Saturday that for Red bull or AlphaTauri communicate with Renault it will take time. “There is a process to follow, they have to request it, and they haven’t done it yet. And secondly, there are very specific circumstances, including the timing, for that to happen. And we are still quite far from that window, which is in the spring of next year “
Further, Abiteboul confirmed that if necessary, they will accept the proposal of Red bull, although it will not be to your liking. “We know the regulations and we are going to comply with them. I think the only thing to see at this point is if Red bull he has no alternative but to be in that situation, and I really wish that is not the case, ”said the Frenchman.
Finally, from Renault they assured that it would not be nice to give engines to Red bull or AlphaTauri. “I think it would be very uncomfortable, but obviously we have to look after the sport. And I think we are still a long way from having to cross that bridge. I do not think that Red bull do not have any alternative plan, “he sentenced Abiteboul.