Tag Archive: Cyril Abiteboul

Feb 14

Renault Sport Racing announces new Head of Aero

Before joining Renault Sport Racing, Pete previously worked at Red Bull Racing

2017-02-14 - Renault Sport Formula One Team is proud to announce that Pete Machin will join the organisation as Head of Aerodyna Renault Sport Formula One Team is proud to announce that Pete Machin will join the organisation as Head of Aerodynamics, based at Enstone, from July 3.

Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Renault Sport Racing sets up home at Le Castellet in partnership with Winfield

Renault Sport Racing’s base will be situated at the heart of the Circuit de Paul Ricard

Renault Sport Racing sets up home at Le Castellet in partnership with WinfieldRenault Sport Racing this year returns to the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet – the venue which will host the 2018 Formula 1 French Grand Prix – in a partnership with Winfield Racing School to offer driving programmes to motorsport enthusiasts and professional drivers alike. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Vasseur won’t be replaced at Renault – Abiteboul

Renault’s F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed the team will not be hiring a new team principal after the departure of Fred Vasseur
Vasseur won’t be replaced at Renault – AbiteboulAfter just one year with the French manufacturer Vasseur has left the team by mutual consent after the two parties failed to agree on direction and ideas for its future in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

Renault Sport Racing Announcement

Vasseur parts ways with Renault after one year

06 - Renault Sport Formula One Team After a first season spent relaunching and rebuilding its Formula 1 team, Renault Sport Racing and Frédéric Vasseur have agreed by mutual consent to part company, effective as of today.
Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

Renault to go ‘very aggressive’ with F1 2017 engine

Renault has decided to go “very aggressive” with its 2017 F1 power unit, managing director, Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed.

Renault to go 'very aggressive' with F1 2017 engineAfter a dismal first year with the new V6 turbo-powered engines in 2015, Renault improved in 2016, winning two races with customer team Red Bull, but will opt for an all-new concept next season in a bid to move further forward. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Renault Sport Formula One Team, one season in

Renault Sport Racing management reviews the state of play at the end of the team’s first season in Formula 1

06 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault Sport Formula 1 Team has ended its first season of incorporation with strong foundations for its future. That’s the assessment of Renault Sport Racing Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul, who points to the growth and expansion taking place at Enstone, as well as the significant power unit progress seen in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Renault to evaluate Ocon against Wehrlein

Ocon will make his much anticipated F1 debut at the Belgian Grand Prix later this month
Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul has hinted Esteban Ocon’s promotion to a Manor race drive for the remainder of the 2016 Formula 1 season is an opportunity to evaluate him for a full-time seat with the French manufacturer in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Manor Racing signs Esteban Ocon (+photo)

He will make his Formula 1 racing debut in the Belgian Grand Prix on 28 August

10 - Manor Racing Manor Racing has signed Esteban Ocon to race alongside Pascal Wehrlein for the remaining nine rounds of the 2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Formula One teams British Grand Prix preview

British Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Renault modesty dictated by rival strength

“We are very impressed by the level the bar has been raised in F1”
Renault modesty dictated by rival strengthCyril Abiteboul says Renault Sport F1 has all the ‘right ingredients’ in place to get back to winning ways in Formula 1, but concedes the sheer quality of its rivals will make the process a potentially long one. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

New Renault Sport Formula One Team livery rides the waves Down Under

Renault Sport Formula One Team has unveiled its definitive livery for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship

2016-03-16 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - R.S.16 - Kevin Magnussen - Jolyon Palmer (2) The team debuted its distinctive yellow-gold and black colours in an event hosted in Docklands, Melbourne, in a highly unique way. The R.S.16 was first seen by the guests as it literally surfed the waves at Boat Harbour Park beach just outside Sydney !

Photo album Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

F1 ‘afraid’ of making decisions – Abiteboul

Cyril Abiteboul has urged F1 chiefs to be more daring with its proposed rule changes
F1 ‘afraid’ of making decisions - AbiteboulCyril Abiteboul: We would like to see ambition, we would like to see people being daring and change. If we f*** up we can always deal with that.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 25

‘Humble expectations’ for Renault on F1 return

The target for next year, it is not just about scoring points in the championship

Renault - photo © J-F. Galeron Renault Sport warns against overstating expectations on its return to F1 as a constructor in 2016, but maintains it is committed to succeeding in time. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Groupe Renault completes the acquisition of Lotus F1 Team

In the interim, a new board of directors has been appointed, with Jérôme Stoll as Chairman and Cyril Abiteboul as Managing Director. 

Groupe Renault logo On Friday 18 December 2015, Groupe Renault and Gravity Motorsport S.a.rl, an affiliate of Genii Capital SA, formally and successfully completed the acquisition by Groupe Renault  of a controlling shareholding of Lotus F1 Team Limited.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix race report

apanese Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka.

Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

All eyes on Monaco Grand Prix for Renault

Monaco Grand Prix just a few weeks away now

2014-05-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - (2)With the Monaco Grand Prix just a few weeks away now, set to take place on between 21st and 24th May, Renault is looking forward to fixing its earlier problems in time for the Western European event.

Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Renault Sport F1 Barcelona test 2 review

This week saw Renault Sport F1 conclude its on-track pre-season preparations
Renault Sport F1 Barcelona Test 2Third winter test and second at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya offered a final chance to prepare the Renault Energy-F1 2015 before Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Caterham preparing for Abu Dhabi return

Caterham is preparing to return to formula one for F1’s 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next month.

2014-06-08_0925 As it was put into administration following founder Tony Fernandes’ ill-fated sale to Colin Kolles-managed investors, the team as well as backmarker Marussia sat out Austin and will again be absent in rainy Brazil this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Renault denies signing Mario Illien

“We are negotiating but we have not decided whether Ilmor will be a supplier”

Norbert Haug - Mario Illien Renault has denied reports it has recruited renowned former F1 engine guru Mario Illien to help close the gap on dominant Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Lotus not a big loss for Renault – Abiteboul

Red Bull boss Christian Horner, though, is not at all worried.

2014-06-05_0045 Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul insists engine customer Lotus’ impending switch to Mercedes for 2015 is no great loss for the French marque. Read the rest of this entry »

Older posts «