A six-day test, involving Red Bull’s troubled engine supplier Renault, reportedly occurred between the last preseason track test in Bahrain and the start of the season in Australia.Formula 1, Red Bull Racing, Toro Rosso
The Renault engines endured mixed fortunes on Friday in Australia as the French manufacturer showed that it is working its way out of its problems.
While RBR and Toro Rosso had relatively troublefree days, both Caterham and Lotus faced huge problems, although not all were entirely due to the power unit. However the mileage achieved by the other teams was a big plus.Caterham, Formula 1, Lotus, Renault, Toro Rosso
Red Bull’s early-season technical crisis is plumbing new depths, with news the reigning world champions are calling upon junior team Toro Rosso for help.
Italy’s authoritative Autosprint reports that Red Bull has asked the Faenza based sister team for assistance on the all-new ‘brake by wire’ technology, which is tied in with the highly-sophisticated ‘ERS’ systems.Formula 1, Red Bull, Sebastian Vettel, Toro Rosso