Jolyon Palmer reports a positive first impression of the Renault RS17 after seeing a wind tunnel model of the team’s 2017 F1 car and driving it in the simulator.
Renault made slower progress than people expected because the team was very “run down” at the end of 2015 according to chief technical officer Bob Bell.
Renault is working to bring the introduction of its new-specification power unit forward by one race and run it at next weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix.
Kevin Magnussen says Renault has found more than just extra power from its new engine as the team covered almost three-and-a-half race distances in two days.
Esteban Ocon’s puncture during first practice in Spain was caused by debris, according to Renault, but the cause of Palmer’s tyre failure is not yet known.
Renault’s highly-anticipated ‘B-spec’ power unit will run for the first time in the test following next week’s Spanish Grand Prix, the team has confirmed.
Renault has confirmed it will run Esteban Ocon and Kevin Magnussen in the test at the Circuit de Catalunya following the Spanish Grand Prix.
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.