Although Renault have reliable that they have hold talks with McLaren, Cyril Abiteboul says a understanding is unlikely.
Disappointed with Honda’s display in their third deteriorate behind in Formula 1, McLaren have been looking elsewhere for a new engine partner.
The Woking group has oral with Renault though a understanding is doubtful given that a French manufacturer already reserve 3 teams; Renault, Red Bull and Toro Rosso.
“The conditions is we have a multi-year agreement with Red Bull Racing and Toro Rosso,” Renault F1 handling executive Abiteboul said.
“So honestly we are open to discussions. we can endorse there have been discussions with McLaren, though right now there is a limitation in a law if we wanted to supply some-more than 3 teams.
“In further to that, we don’t consider it would be reasonable to trust that we could supply some-more than 3 though spiritless a turn of service, a peculiarity of service, for a other teams.
“We have had discussions and frankly, we have [current] contracts in place. We value a attribute with Red Bull. It is a long-standing attribute and we would like to lift this attribute until 2020, though if there is something to be finished [elsewhere], because not?
“But right now we know things are really still and they are not indispensably pulling for anything.”
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