Tag Archive: Mecachrome

Jan 30

The covers come off!

Unveiled at the Autosport International Show on 11 January

Mecachrome Motorsport is delighted to confirm the successful installation of its 3.4-litre turbocharged V6 LMP1 engine into the Ginetta G60-LT-P1, after completing its first high-speed test at Leeds East Airport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Renault doubts F1 return for Honda, Toyota

“But Honda and Toyota could easily ask the FIA for permission and join in.”

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (11)One of F1’s existing engine bosses has questioned rumours Honda and Toyota could be set to re-join the sport in the foreseeable future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 13

Double podium for RS27 in chaotic Canadian Grand Prix

Despite the chaos, two Renault RS27 engines finished on the podium

2011-06-12_14752011-06-12_1477Heavy rain, five safety car periods, a two hour race stoppage and incidents of varying degrees were the hallmarks of today’s Canadian Grand Prix. Despite the chaos, two Renault RS27 engines finished on the podium with Red Bull Racing-Renault’s Sebastian Vettel ending the 70 lap race in second place – just losing the lead on the final lap to Jenson Button.

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May 29

Fifth victory of the year for the Renault RS27 engine

Sebastian Vettel’s fifth victory of the year

Sebastian Vettel Monaco 2011-05-28Renault logoThe Renault RS27 engine powered Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel to his fifth victory of the year in the Monaco Grand Prix today. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

Pollock heads 2013 F1 engine supplier Pure

Villeneuve is apparently not involved with Pure

pollock-02Kapic (1008 of 94)BAR team founder and Jacques Villeneuve’s former manager Craig Pollock has announced plans to head a new formula one engine supplier. He said Propulsion Universelle et Recuperation d’Energie, to be known as Pure, is already designing an engine for the new 2013 turbo regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

Mecachrome receives financing commitments totalling 30 million Euro

Mecachrome recently announced  that it had obtained Court protection

(“Mecachrome”) (TSX: MCH) announced that it has received commitments to finance its operations in the amount of 30 million euros. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Mecachrome on brink of collapse

Mecachrome, the Renault-linked motor sport engineering company, seems on the brink of collapse

The struggling Montreal based firm last week sought court protection from its creditors under the Companies Creditor Arrangement Act, which relates to bankruptcy procedures in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 23

Mecachrome denies F1 quit reports

The F1 partnership with Renault will continue

Motor sport engineering company Mecachrome on Friday denied it is withdrawing from formula one.

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Aug 13

Firm blames F1 ‘freeze’ for losses

The company is to begin work on a “restructuring plan”

MecachromeEngineering company Mecachrome has pointed to the so-called engine ‘freeze’ in formula one as having contributed to its current financial struggle. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 30

Mecachrome to build a new high-performance turbo-diesel piston engine for Le Mans Series

Proud association with Peugeot

Mecachrome International (TSX : MCH) announced today that it has signed a contract with Peugeot Sport to design, engineer, manufacture and test a new high-performance turbo-diesel piston engine.

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