Red Bull Considering Engine Switch From Renault To VW Should Problems Continue
F1 team Red Bull "is putting pressure on engine supplier Renault after the team's disappointing start to the season," according to the SID. It has also been reported that Red Bull "is flirting with VW should Renault's developments fail to materialize." Red Bull Motorsports Dir Helmut Marko said, "VW is already using engines with similar technology to F1 in other racing series." In comparison to Mercedes, Renault "has delivered a distinctively less powerful engine this season." Reports suggest that Renault "is working on a trial basis until the Austrian F1 Grand Prix on June 22." Marko: "There we have to decide who will be our future engine supplier" (SID, 5/28).