Tag Archive: ING Renault F1 Team

Sep 16

ING Renault F1 Team statement

Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds have left the team

The ING Renault F1 Team will not dispute the recent allegations made by the FIA concerning the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Nelson Piquet statement

“I co-operated fully and honestly with the sport’s governing body”

Regarding the current FIA investigation, I confirm that I have co-operated fully and honestly with the sport’s governing body. Because I am telling the truth I have nothing to fear, whether from the ING Renault Team or Mr Briatore and whilst I am well aware of the power and influence of those being investigated, and the vast resources at their disposal, I will not be bullied again into making a decision I regret. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

FOTA condemns crash-gate data leaks

“Confidential documents should remain under the control of the competent authority”

The formula one teams association FOTA on Friday condemned the leaking of information and documents relevant to the Singapore GP ‘crash-gate’ affair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

Piquet given immunity amid crash-gate – Mosley

“We cannot change the outcome of the race” -Mosley

Nelson Piquet Jr will not be punished as part of the ‘crash-gate’ saga, FIA president Max Mosley has revealed during an interview with Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 11

ING Renault F1 Team Statement

Criminal proceedings against Nelson Piquet Junior and Nelson Piquet Senior

“The FIA has announced that it is to hold an extraordinary meeting of the World Motor Sport Council (‘WMSC’) on 21 September 2009. The ING Renault F1 Team is to attend that meeting and answer allegations that members of the team conspired with Nelson Piquet Jnr to cause a deliberate accident at the 2008 Singapore GP, so that Fernando Alonso might benefit from the resulting safety car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

ING Renault F1 Team and Fernando Alonso complete a spectacular Roadshow in Oviedo

Fernando put on a spectacular display which included donuts and burnouts

2009 - Dubai Roadshow 03The ING Renault F1 Team and Fernando Alonso completed a successful Roadshow in Oviedo (northern Spain) today as Fernando drove his Formula One car on the streets of his hometown in front of 170,000 spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Fernando Alonso looks forward to this weekend’s Oviedo Roadshow

Hopefully there will be more than 100,000 people

The ING Renault F1 Team and Fernando Alonso are gearing up for a very special Roadshow this Saturday on the streets of Oviedo, Fernando’s hometown in northern Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 18

ING Renault F1 Team announces change to driver line-up

“We would also like to thank Nelson for his contribution during the time he has been with” – Briatore

2009-01-19 - Devoilement de la Renault R29 1746The ING Renault F1 Team announced today that Nelson Piquet has been released from his obligations to the team with immediate effect. Nelson’s departure follows a mutual agreement that this course of action is in the best interests of both parties. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Fernando Alonso gets set for Oviedo Roadshow in September

Alonso’s home town in Spain

The ING Renault F1 Team is delighted to announce the latest stop on its Roadshow calendar will be the city of Oviedo, Fernando Alonso’s home town in northern Spain. The event will be staged in the city centre on Saturday 5th of September, the weekend before the Italian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Hamilton admits McLaren slowest in F1

Hamilton insists the car is simply “dead slow”

2009-04-18 - McLaren - 03Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton on Saturday admitted that his McLaren deserved to qualify on the last row of the grid for the British grand prix.

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Jun 03

ING Renault F1 Team announces partnership with MegaFon

“It’s a great honour for us to become a partner of the ING Renault F1 Team” -Andrey Kraynik

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - Renault - Renault 02The ING Renault F1 Team is delighted to announce the beginning of a new partnership with MegaFon, one of Russia’s major telecommunications companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

ING Renault F1 Team charges ahead with the all Electric Vectrix

Most welcome and highly visible addition to our team at Grand Prix events

Responding to the environmental challenge, ING Renault F1 has partnered up with Vectrix, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance, zero emission electric motorcycles.

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Apr 22

ING Renault F1 Team and Altran launch the sixth edition of the Altran Engineering Academy‏

The competition attracts a large number of young people

2009 - Dubai Roadshow 10The Altran Engineering Academy returns for its sixth edition this year giving young graduates the chance to compete for a six-month work placement in the Research and Development department of the ING Renault F1 Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 17

ING Renault: Far East adventure continues

After two races

The ING Renault F1 Team heads to Shanghai for round three of the world championship this weekend: the Chinese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

ING Renault F1 Team statement

Renault, Piquet deny negative comments

2009 - Dubai Roadshow 06The ING Renault F1 Team would like to deny the negative comments attributed to Nelson Piquet by the Italian and Spanish press, who were referring to an article published in the UK edition of F1 Racing magazine.

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Mar 06

ING Renault F1 Team Technical Director Bob Bell Q&A

Bob Bell interview

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Bob Bell: “We’re reasonably confident that we have the foundations to have a strong season.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

ING Renault F1 Team announces Adam Khan as Demonstration Driver for 2009

ING Renault F1 Team announces new technical partnership with Hewlett-Packard

2009-01-19 - Devoilement de la Renault R29 1961As the ING Renault F1 Team gathered at l’Atelier Renault on the Champs Elysees in Paris, it was confirmed that 23-year-old Briton, Adam Khan, will join the driver line-up to spearhead the team’s demonstration activities for 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

ING Renault F1 Team unveils the R29 in Portugal

The Renault Driver development Programme announces its 2009 class

2009-01-19 - Devoilement de la Renault R29 1889The ING Renault F1 Team officially launched its 2009 season today as the new Renault F1 R29 was unveiled to the world’s media at the Algarve Motor Park near Portimao in the south of Portugal.

(Photo album)

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Dec 12

The ING Renault F1 Team brings forward the launch date of the R29

The following day in the hands of Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet

The ING Renault F1 Team has decided to bring forward the official launch of its new car, the R29, to Monday the 19th of January 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Final Roadshow of the year this weekend on the streets of Sao Paulo

Anticipated demonstration in Sao Paulo

As part of its 2008 Roadshow programme, the ING Renault F1 Team prepares for its final demonstration of the year this Sunday on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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