Flavio Briatore believes Renault’s new Method 1 workforce will want a overall overhaul – and other drivers – if it will get to the entrance of the grid.
Renault introduced ultimate week that it’s making plans to resurrect a works outfit for 2016, because it closes on a takeover of the Lotus outfit.
And its former boss Briatore thinks talks of a three-year plan for the staff to achieve success is just too wary, as he reckons F1 is short of the group profitable faster than that.
“3 years is a large number of time,” stated Briatore in an interview with Gazzetta dello Game. “F1 is at the edge, and it wishes a robust Renault ahead of the top of 3 years.
“Additionally it is true that Renault will have to rebuild the whole thing, together with the technical staff. Enstone misplaced some nice engineers, and Viry Chatillon additionally. It is going to be now not simple”.
In regards to the drivers, with Pastor Maldonado and Jolyon Palmer shrunk for subsequent yr, Briatore additionally reckons Renault will want a other line-up.
However, for now, he has dominated out a transfer for Fernando Alonso, who accomplished his two global titles with Renault in 2005 and 2006.
“If you wish to win, you will have to trade the drivers as smartly,” he stated. “Fernando in Renault for a 3rd time? No, now not at this second. He is were given a freelance with Honda.”
Mercedes nonetheless dominant
Briatore additionally suspects that Mercedes’ domination of F1 will proceed within the brief time period, with Ferrari not able to take the plunge essential to knock the German producer off the highest.
“Mercedes were given a perfect merit and I feel subsequent yr would be the similar tale, with Mercedes in pole and Ferrari pursuer,” he stated. “I don’t believe that Ferrari will shut the distance to Mercedes.”
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