Tag Archive: Cyril Abiteboul

Jan 16

Renault aim to emulate Mercedes engine and junior driver tie-up

“In my opinion, an important element will be how we leverage our engine supplier activity”

2017-06-09-13-49-26_1269Renault Sport F1 Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul is eager to install a similar structure used by Mercedes to give opportunities to its junior drivers with customer engine supply deals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Renault Sport Academy 2018 line-up announced

Each driver will enjoy an extensive programme where racing is just one element

2018 - Renault Sport AcademyRenault Sport Racing is delighted to announce the 2018 Renault Sport Academy driver line-up with four drivers retained from 2017 and three new drivers joining the programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

Renault Sport Academy end of season review

RSA End of Season Newsletter

Renault Sport Racing logoForeword from Cyril Abiteboul. Now in its second year, the Renault Sport Academy has gone from strength to strength. Our line-up of six young drivers started the season full of excitement and promise and a number of trophies and titles were brought back to Enstone. Additionally, the six have received intensive physical, technical and media training, becoming fully immersed in every aspect of a professional racing driver’s life.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Le coq sportif joins Renault Sport Formula One Team

Renault Sport Formula One Team is happy to welcome le coq sportif as an official team kit supplier

Le coq sportif joins Renault Sport Formula One TeamLe coq sportif will supply all the clothing worn by team members from next year, with the partnership lasting for three years. Le coq sportif will also feature on the livery of next season’s Formula 1 car, the R.S.18. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Brazil GP: Messy F1 splits, Massa’s final triumph and Bernie’s back

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Nov 11

 Scuderia Toro Rosso Team Clarification

The last race in Mexico saw only two cars out of six finish the race, highlighting the poor reliability.

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Due to recent accusations made in the media from the team’s engine supplier, Toro Rosso wishes to clarify the actual situation regarding the power units. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 02

Wolff explains ‘concept flaw’ in proposed F1 engine plans

“The flaw of the concept is that it’s a completely new engine and new investment.”

20170324-096Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Formula 1’s proposed new power units for 2021 are ‘a completely new engine’ and haven’t been met positively by existing manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Estrella Galicia 0,0 to join Renault Sport Formula One Team

It will also appear on Carlos Sainz’s helmet and race suit

Estrella Galicia 0,0 rejoint Renault Sport Formula One TeamRenault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to welcome Estrella Galicia 0,0 to the team from this weekend’s United States Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 07

Renault Sport Formula One Team confirms departure of Jolyon Palmer at the end of the Japanese Grand Prix; Carlos Sainz to join the team from the US Grand Prix

Renault Sport Formula One Team confirms driver change

2017-10-07 - Renault Sport Formula One Team confirms departure of Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport Formula One Team confirms departure of Jolyon Palmer at the end of the Japanese Grand Prix; Carlos Sainz to join the team from the US Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Marcin Budkowski to join Renault Sport Racing Limited

Marcin Budkowski will oversee all chassis development and production activities.

Renault Sport Racing logo“There have been a lot of positive changes these last few months at Renault Sport Racing with an accelerated expansion at Enstone, the restructuring of our engine deployment from Viry with the supply of two top customer teams for 2018, three titles in a row in an increasingly competitive Formula E championship and other motor racing categories, and the arrival of new strategic partners”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 26

Renault e.dams presents its new livery and partners for season 4

Renault e.dams is the only squad to have won the title since the creation of the discipline

Renault e.dams presents its new livery and partners for season 4 aThe representatives of the Renault e.dams team, co-owners Alain Prost and Jean-Paul Driot, Jérôme Stoll and Cyril Abiteboul, respectively President and Managing Director of Renault Sport Racing, as well as Gilles Normand, Director of Renault Electric Vehicles and drivers Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost came together to celebrate the Team’s Title won in Season 3, in the presence of the French and international media and the team’s partners at the Atelier Renault on the Champs Elysées.

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Sep 15

McLaren Racing and Renault Sport Racing confirm partnership

McLaren-Renault is a partnership that will challenge for victory.

Renault Sport Racing logoRenault Sport Racing and McLaren Racing are pleased to announce they have agreed an engine supply partnership for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. The deal will see Renault Sport Racing supply McLaren with Formula 1 power units, while also establishing a close working relationship with McLaren’s engineers and technicians. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Carlos Sainz joins Renault Sport Formula One Team for 2018

Twenty-three year-old Carlos has raced in 53 Formula 1 Grands Prix

09 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to announce that Carlos Sainz will join the team as Race Driver for the 2018 season.

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Renault, McLaren talks over 2018 F1 engines confirmed

Renault currently supplies power units to its own factory team, Red Bull and Toro Rosso

2017-06-09_408Cyril Abiteboul confirms Renault has held talks with McLaren about an engine supply for 2018, but rules out supplying a fourth team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

Renault Sport Academy mid-season review

Foreword from Cyril Abiteboul

2017-01-19_0132The 2017 members of the Renault Sport Academy have so far enjoyed a challenging and successful season of racing as many of the youth single-seater championships enter their final sprint. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Robert Kubica to drive the R.S.17 at Hungaroring on August 2

This day is a new phase in assessing Robert Kubica’s capabilities

2017-06-09-08-33-16_0005Following two days of testing with a V8-powered 2012 Formula 1 car, the E20, on June 7 in Valencia, Spain and again on July 12 at Le Castellet in France, Robert Kubica will drive the R.S.17, on August 2 at the test session taking place at Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Robert Kubica to test again with Renault Sport Racing 

This follows an initial test at Valencia on June 7th

Just like the old days - Q&A with Robert KubicaRobert Kubica will shortly return to the track in a Renault V8-powered Formula 1 car, the 2012 E20, for a programme to extensively evaluate his driving capabilities.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 

In the current standings, Renault e.dams lead the Teams’ championship by 75 points

Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 Renault e.dams is pleased to announce they will continue their successful partnership with Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019. Renault e.dams has won 11 races with this outstanding duo. Furthermore, they have achieved two consecutive Teams’ titles and the Drivers’ crown with Sébastien Buemi in 2016.

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May 27

Renault Sport and Disney celebrate anniversaries this Sunday in Monaco

40 years since Renault first entered Formula 1

40 years since Renault first entered Formula 1Renault Sport Formula One Team and Disney combine the worlds of motorsport and film in team-up for epic celebration of ruby anniversaries.

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