JANUARY 3, 2002
Renault engine flops on Dakar
Jean-Louis Schlesser has retired his Renault Kangoo Schlesser Special from the Paris-Dakar after only six stages.
The high-profile failure will not be good news for Renault which spent last season struggling with its radical wide-angle V10 F1 engine. Renault is bargaining on being successful with radical engine layouts but at the moment the development process is somewhat painful.