Alain Prost could be first to test Renault's V6

  • Published on 02 Oct 2012 11:11
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  • By: Rob Veenstra
F1 legend Alain Prost could be the first to sample the sport's new V6 power. In his first F1 test since McLaren in 1996, the quadruple world champion drove a modern Red Bull at the Renault World Series event at Paul Ricard last weekend.

Already contracted to the team's French V8 engine supplier Renault as an ambassador, the 57-year-old could now be first in line to test the new 1.6 litre turbo V6 for 2014. "It was really helpful to take the wheel of a modern formula one car," the Frenchman is quoted by the French-language F1i. "And maybe I'll have another opportunity with the new engine in the next two months. It would be a good experience," added Prost. "I am interested in these new engines coming to formula one. I will work very hard with Renault on this side, it's our new goal." (GMM)

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