The McLaren team's main team, Andreas Seidl, explained that the decision to return to the Mercedes engine was not taken against Renault.
At the end of the 2020 season, McLaren will stop working with the French manufacturer Renault, which has been supplying its power units to the British team since the start of the 2018 season.
The McLaren team will return to the Mercedes engine in 2021, but the Woking team's main team explained that this decision has never been taken against Renault, thanks to which McLaren has greatly improved over the last two years. last seasons.
"We also improved thanks to Renault. Our partnership with Mercedes is not a decision against Renault. " says Andreas Seidl at the Gazetta Dello Sport.
"Since the hybrid era, Mercedes is the benchmark in terms of performance, reliability, power unit quality and as a team. "
"I would not speak of a return, I want to write a new chapter in the history of this team. Times change like scenarios, suppliers, relationships between people. "
"Having the best under the hood on the eve of the innovations of 2021 is a sign of security, stability, there will be zero distraction. "
The McLaren team is currently fourth in the constructors' standings with 111 points since the start of the year. The British team should logically finish this position this year, with only two races left.