The Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean has admitted that the Renault F1 Team for whom he drove for from 2012 to 2015 when the team were known as Lotus first used the braking system which was deemed illegal resulting in the team being disqualified from the Japanese Grand Prix has admitted that the outfit first used the device at the 2015 Belgian Grand Prix when he was team mate to Pastor Maldonado.

The device does not break any of the FIA technical regulations it does breach the FIA Sporting Regulations and that is why Renault were excluded from the Japanese Grand Prix as it was seen to be an illegal drivers aid.

The allegations that the device has been used by the team since 2015 could have far reaching consequences for the Renault F1 Team with the Renault Group admitting this week that they considering their future in Formula One beyond 2021.

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