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Renault sets question marks behind Kubica engagement

Friday, August 25th, 2017 | Sports

August 25, 2017 – 16:04
A comeback as a full-time driver by Robert Kubica, Renault still have some obstacles in the way – decision already in the next weeks

Robert Kubica has not yet fully convinced Renault in the Hungarian test

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(cafetheology.org) – Robert Kubica has shown in his test drive for Renault on the Hungaroring, for which he is able. The pole spooled two racing distances in the Renault R.S. 17 and drove pleasant times. His manager Alessandro Alunni Bravi then told Italian media that his tyrant was ready for a comeback. But it's not that simple – Renault Motorsport chef Cyril Abiteboul pulls the Euphorous brake. The Frenchman is not yet fully convinced that he will put the 32-year-old into the second Renault cockpit next to Nico Hlkenberg in the Formula 1 season 2018 can. "Have we definitely answered the question that he can race again?", He says, against 'BBC'. "We have some clues and a certain confirmation that he is an outstanding professional and extremely talented, and that he wants to get back into professional racing – be it in Formula 1 or elsewhere ), Further work would have to be invested. " (That said Robert Kubica after his Hungarian test) This is not so easy, because test drives are strictly limited in Formula 1. Only after the season finale in Abu Dhabi on the Yas Marina Circuit is again a test ride in the current bolides on the program. "We would like to do it," the 39-year-old says about another evaluation test by Kubica. "But this is difficult under the conditions." But this can not be reconciled with his desire to have the rider mating for the next Formula One season already before the end of this year.

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The only way to put Kubica on a Friday in the car. But in 90 minutes of a first free practice one will hardly be able to draw back if a whole test day has not been enough. Nevertheless Abiteboul Kubica is hopeful: "We did not do it all to give up on the first difficulty, we knew that there would be hurdles, and if there is still more in it, there will be a little in the balance, but we will be in the next Two to three weeks to see what the future will do for the team and Robert. "Renault is looking for ways to find a substitute for the smuggling Jolyon Palmer. For the second seasonal 2017 has not yet worked, but for 2018 the Briton is currently on the shooting list. Only one performance explosion in the second season could still save him. In addition to Kubica, Carlos Sainz is also a candidate for choice, if you can buy it from the Red Bull contract. Manager Bravi is once again the advertising drum for Poland: "Our goal was to become a potential candidate at Renault for 2018. We are They were very satisfied with the opportunity, and after the test, Robert was not 100% satisfied because he was unable to make the best use of Ultrasoft tires due to a red flag, so he felt that there was room for improvement "He said," it's the first time he has done his job, we do not want to put pressure on Renault, but the decision is with them. "

    

          

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