Renault begins its return to F1 with a car closely based on last year’s Lotus and lots of catching-up to do with its power unit.
The first pictures of the Renault RS16, the car they will use for the 2016 F1 season, have been revealed by the team. Renault is using an interim testing livery on the car.
The return of Bob Bell from Mercedes must rank as the most significant development of Renault’s comeback to Formula One.
Frederic Vasseur, Renault’s new team boss, may have no prior experience at the sport’s top flight but he has an enviable record outside it.
Renault is describing its return to F1 in 2016 as a “transition” and does not expect to be competing for podiums for at least three years.
Renault has appointed former ART team boss Frederic Vasseur to head up its Formula One team as the French manufacturer makes its return to the sport.
Renault is back for a third crack at F1 as a full works team. Compare the designs of all its cars over the last four decades.
Renault has revealed its interim 2016 F1 car livery. The RS16 is based on last year’s Lotus as it plans to make an early start on its 2017 design.
Renault has confirmed it has formally completed its takeover of the Lotus Formula One team.
Renault has confirmed its return as a full constructor in Formula One next year following its takeover of the Lotus team.
Renault and Lotus are “engaged to be married”, according to the F1 team’s deputy principal Federico Gastaldi.
Renault believes its F1 past should entitle it to the same ‘historic payments’ as other teams. But they have come and gone more than once since arriving in 1977.
Renault has publicly confirmed its intention to purchase the Lotus F1 team after announcing it had signed a Letter of Intent.
Lotus team principal Federico Gastaldi is eager for Renault to return following what he described as a “lean-running year” for his team.
Renault have admitted that they cannot guarantee their engines will not be struck again by the same unknown problem that ended Max Verstappen’s Chinese Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso believes the Renault-powered teams will be competitive by the first race of the season in Australia.
The Renault RE40 could – perhaps should – have been the first turbo-powered car to win the world championship.
The Renault team marked its 300th and final race at the end of last season. How much do you know about them? Put your knowledge to the test.
Kimi Raikkonen intends to drive an F1 car next month before official testing for the 2012 season begins.
Kimi Raikkonen will return to Formula 1 in 2012 with Renault.