GP2 racer Sergey Sirotkin will drive for Renault in the first practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, the team has announced.
Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul says his team has been able to make significant gains over the winter without cutting far into its allocation of engine development tokens.
Renault has revealed the yellow livery its RS16 will race in this year.
Renault intends to give Nicholas Latifi his F1 race weekend debut during a practice session this year after signing the GP2 racer as a test driver.
Renault intends to hire 180 staff over the next one-and-a-half years at its Enstone base as the manufacturer plots its route back to the top in F1.
Renault is at the start of a major programme of recruitment and restructuring has begun to get the team back up to ‘fighting weight’.
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.