Tag Archive: Renault

Feb 13

INSIGHT: e.dams-Renault

Background

Read the story of the season so far with the e.dams-Renault teamFour races. Four winning drivers. Four winning teams. So far, the FIA Formula E Championship has proven to be a wide-open contest. No driver is yet to convert pole position into a race win, while starting on the back row of the grid has been no barrier to finishing on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Infiniti Red Bull’s Racing’s 2015 Formula One car, the RB11 is revealed

The  RB11 revealed
2015-02-01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB11 - Studio (1)After an intensely busy off-season, Infiniti Red Bull’s Racing’s 2015 Formula One car, the RB11, has hit the track and begun testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain ahead of the new season.

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Jan 14

Al-Attiyah strengthens his grip on Dakar 2015

Barreda lights the fireworks

Dakar 2015 logo Joan Barreda wanted a stage win on the road to Cachi to put several days of bad luck behind him. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Season review part 12: Delayed Formula 3 comeback of Signature

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

The French Team Signature planned to make their Formula 3 comeback with high hopes and a Renault engine in the back of their F3 single-seaters.

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Jan 07

Honda hit by FIA engine loophole

Following the clarification from the FIA

McLaren Honda logo Honda is set to be disadvantaged by a loophole in the 2015 technical regulations which will allow other engine manufacturers to develop during the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Renault Duster Team already in the top 5 at Dakar Rally

The Renault Duster Team made a sensational start to the 2015 Dakar Rally.

The Emiliano Spataro/Benjamín Lozada crew ended the first leg in fifth place, alongside some of the top specialists of the legendary off-road Rally, held in South America. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

The Renault Duster Team sets its sights on the Top 10 on the 2015 Dakar Rally

“At Renault Sport Technologies, we like all types of challenges and the Dakar Rally is one of the biggest of our time”

The Renault Duster Team sets its sights on the Top 10 on the 2015 Dakar RallyFor its third participation on the legendary event, the official Renault Duster Team will compete in the 2015 edition of the Dakar, from the 4th to 17th of January, with two all-new cars and a power plant from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with the objective of finishing in the Top 10. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Renault Sport F1 season overview – Part 3 (final)

 Obviously we have a huge job list ahead of next season

Renault Sport F1 “Highlighting one single element as the source of our improvement would be impossible,” Abiteboul explains. “Instead, it’s the development of multiple parts that has resulted in a much-improved PU to the one that began pre-season testing last January.

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Dec 14

Double satisfaction for Renault at Punta del Este

This was the first ePrix in the Americas

Renault logo The Punta del Este ePrix saw a series of new marks in the FIA Formula E Championship for the fastest pole position lap, race lap and average speed.

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Dec 10

Enstone Eras: Part Two

In the second of three parts we look back at our closer association with Renault
04 - Lotus F1 TeamIn the second of three parts we look at our closer association with Renault, when the team was known as the Renault F1 Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Renault Sport and the ACM extend their partnership

Allowing the Formula Renault 3.5 Series race to continue as the curtain raiser for the F1 Grand Prix

Renault Sport and the ACM extend their partnershipAssociated for nearly 30 years, the Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) and Renault announces the renewing of their global strategic partnership. The solid relationship with Renault Sport benefits directly, allowing the Formula Renault 3.5 Series race to continue as the curtain raiser for the F1 Grand Prix for three years.

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Nov 27

Vettel prepared to wait for Ferrari success

Sebastian Vettel says he is not expecting to race a winning Ferrari in 2015.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel (11) After winning four titles on the trot, the German notably struggled this year, and not just because of Red Bull’s struggles with the Renault engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

F1 votes on rule changes for 2015 season

F1 has moved to scrap the highly controversial double points system ahead of the 2015 season.

Bernie Ecclestone -Donald Mackenzie Bernie Ecclestone’s innovation, designed to keep spice in the championship fight until the final corners of the season, has been furiously unpopular. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Todt says Red Bull’s twin-turbo plan ‘nonsense’

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

2014-06-14-1001 Two backmarkers collapsed in 2014 and three other outfits are furious about the concentration of power and income in the paddock. Efforts to cut costs this year notably failed, and fingers of blame have been pointed in the direction of the sport’s ultra low-profile Todt, who many are now contrasting with his dictatorial predecessor Max Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Former Spanish King says Alonso ‘going to McLaren’

“It will not be a surprise” – Alonso 

2014-06-07_0254 Fernando Alonso completed his Ferrari career on Sunday still refusing to confirm widespread speculation his next move is to McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Red Bull wants louder, cheaper V6 power for F1

Red Bull has proposed a new engine formula for the sport.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Daniel Ricciardo (14) Struggling with Renault power all season, the outgoing world champions and also Ferrari are frustrated efforts to convince Mercedes to ease the engine development ‘freeze’ have until now failed. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Alonso’s Ferrari failure ‘hard to grasp’ – Trulli

Jarno Trulli has admitted he is surprised his old F1 teammate Fernando Alonso did not make his five-year Ferrari marriage work.

2011-08-28 - Team Lotus - Belgium - Jarno Trulli 03 Alonso, who was paired with Italian Trulli at Renault a decade ago, has split with Ferrari and is expected to move to McLaren-Honda for 2015 and beyond. “It’s hard to grasp that it did not work for Fernando,” Italian Trulli, in Malaysia for the second round of the new Formula E series, told the Spanish news agency EFE. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Vettel one of 60 new signings at Ferrari – report

Sebastian Vettel may be joining Ferrari at just the right moment.

2014-06-05_0029 The fleeing Fernando Alonso revealed in Abu Dhabi that he actually made the decision to leave Ferrari way back in September. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Button admits ‘interest growing’ in Le Mans switch

Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to “live in the moment”.

Jenson Button - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch It’s because while he is in the midst of one of the longest and most successful careers in the history of formula one, Abu Dhabi could also be the last grand prix of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Caterham thanks Renault for helping F1 comeback

“We are overwhelmed by the level of support we have received”

2014-01-30 - Caterham F1 Team - Robin Frijns 04 Caterham’s acting boss Finbarr O’Connell has thanked the world of formula one for helping the team to make its F1 comeback this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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