Renault Sport Formula One Team keeps a very close eye on the behaviour of its two R.S.17s every time they take to the track – particularly around a circuit as long and demanding as Belgium’s famous Spa-Francorchamps. Thanks to telemetry, the squad’s engineers are always fully aware of everything that is going on.
Created three years ago, the FIA Formula E championship saw Renault confirm its supremacy. The performance and energy of Renault e.dams was duly rewarded today, as the French squad was crowned FIA Formula E champions for a third consecutive season. They are currently the only team in the category who has won the teams' title.
The third season of the FIA Formula E Championship has culminated in another resounding success for Renault-e.dams, as the French team reasserted its supremacy in the FIA’s all-electric single-seater series.
Although the actual racing lasts a little less than two hours, a typical grand prix weekend leaves the drivers with barely any respite during their four days at the circuit. We take a look at their programmes (local times, CET) at the Hungaroring…
Ouest Parisien Circuit, Dreux (France), Tuesday 22 June 2017 – We invite you to discover the trials of ZOE e-Sport Concept, the punchy ZOE concept-car revealed at the Geneva Motor Show few months ago. Nicolas Prost, one of the pilots of the Renault e-Dams team, was present that day to test the vehicle. Discover his first impressions of driving: Guaranteed sensations...
When the British Grand Prix revs into life this Sunday (July 16), it will mark 40 years to the day since Renault contested its very first race in Formula 1. It was the beginning of an extraordinary adventure, characterised by a series of pioneering innovations and no shortage of success...
To enable the Renault R.S.17 to take to the track in Spielberg, Austria, on Sunday (July 9), it will require a team of almost 80 people and more than 40 tonnes of equipment at the circuit. No sooner will the chequered flag have fallen, than those same people and that same equipment will be packing up to begin the journey to the UK for the next grand prix just a week later – a race within a race for the team’s logistics department!
The first Alpine A110s will be shipping toward the end of 2017 in Europe. In the meantime you might like to take a closer look at some of the design, testing and manufacturing details behind the beginnings of the new Alpine A110.
Like many models in Renault’s road-going range, Renault Sport Formula One Team’s R.S.17 comes fitted with a radio – but its function is not to play music!
Following post-race technical scrutineering, competitor no.13 was found guilty of infringements (modification to the bodywork and unauthorised repairs in parc ferme after the race). The Stewards therefore disqualified the car, with a direct impact on the standings for the event.