Renault has sent an invitation to all Formula One teams using their engines to Friday’s unofficial test of Lotus ’E22 race car. Officially, it’s about filming promotional material, but teams can do up to 100 miles on non-racing tires at relatively low speeds that day.
The French engine manufacturer will be able to gather some data in as much of a private test as possible, after they did much less kilometers in official pre-season tests in Jerez than in Mercedes and Ferrari.
Red Bull, Toro Rosso and Caterham, which use Renault powertrains in addition to Lotus, will send a representative to the E22 test on Friday to witness the performance of the improved engine, while also being able to share their ideas to solve problems together. they face.
Lotus will unveil its race car shortly after the aforementioned test tomorrow, around XNUMXpm.