Renault Set To Supply Engines To Four Formula One Teams In 2014
Renault Sport F1 Dir Jean-Michel Jalinier said that Renault expects "to power four Formula One teams next season with Red Bull's two confirmed and Caterham and Lotus set to renew soon," according to Guillaume & Blachier of REUTERS. The French manufacturer, which has helped Red Bull "sweep up the last three constructors' titles, will supply the champions' sister team Toro Rosso next season when a new V6 unit replaces the current V8." Williams, which uses Renault engines at present, is "switching to Mercedes." Jalinier said, "We very likely will end up with four teams." Jalinier said that Renault "will unveil the engine they have developed with Red Bull at next week's Paris air show at Le Bourget." He added that the deals "will be announced shortly afterwards" (REUTERS, 6/13).