power-unit

power-unit

A system of one or more engine and ancillary parts which are together necessary to provide thrust, independently of the continued operation of any other power-unit(s) but not including short period thrust-producing devices (ICAO).
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The battle lines are being drawn when it comes to the development of the current power-unit systems which would result in an escalation of costs.
The report mentioned that Red Bull has brought two different bodywork packages to Bahrain in an attempt to find a solution to the chronic overheating that, along with severe problems with the Renault power-unit, caused their troubles at the first test.
Other Renault teams continue to struggle with power unit-related problems and although Renault initially admitted it had not completely solved the problems that had made the first test a waste of time for all their teams, it however, believes they could run the power-unit as they wanted and implied that Red Bull's problems were car-related.