After a season when the French automaker is ranked fourth within the constructors' championship, he is aware of that he should make a very good step ahead if it's to begin mixing it with the massive three of F1, Mercedes, Ferrari and Purple Bull.
Renault's basic supervisor in F1, Cyril Abiteboul, sees no proof, nevertheless, that the crew's progress is slowing down – and that it’s greater than ever optimistic concerning the potential enhancements demonstrated since its manufacturing facility efforts.
"If I look, what I see is an acceleration all over the place," Abiteboul instructed Motorsport.com.
"The beneficial properties we’re going to make on the engine are a lot bigger than these we made within the winter – a lot bigger – and the beneficial properties we’re presently making within the wind tunnel are far higher than ever.
"However we have now to watch out concerning the wind tunnel, the aerodynamic aspect, as a result of there's a giant change in regulation. You all know that when this occurs, there is a vital reset: you lose [downforce] and also you catch up shortly.
"It’s due to this fact tough to differentiate between what comes from rules and what outcomes from the consequences of restructuring.
" But when we have a look at our engineering capability, growth, design and manufacturing is accelerating all over the place. "
Abiteboul assume that the impression of the funding and restructuring undertaken since Renault took management of Enstone lastly pays
"The automobile we used this yr is kind of a illustration of the place the crew was 18 months in the past," he mentioned.
"There shall be one or two generations of people that may have handed with the following technology of automobile we’ll see subsequent yr, and that's why I'm actually excited.
"We’ve got a stage of assets that’s, for my part, good for what we have now to do.
" There’s a stability of the group, new folks and new faces lastly joined us, which embody the group and at the moment are working successfully.
"So now it's constructive, even when the problem is large."