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16 June 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

The Alpine crews ready for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

This Saturday, 17 June, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, Nelson Panciatici will start the race in the no.35 Alpine A470 from 8th position among the LMP2s. In the no.36 Alpine A470, qualified in 11th place, Gustavo Menezes has been chosen to complete the opening stints. Confident in the work done ahead of the race, the Signatech Alpine Matmut team is absolutely determined to defend the win secured here in 2016.

Tags: 24 heures du Mans

09 June 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

Canadian Grand Prix: Hybrid efficiency

In embracing hybrid powertrain technology, Formula 1 is now more energy-efficient than ever before. That is something that will play a major role in this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix (9-11 June) – a race that is famously hard on fuel consumption.

Tags: renault sport f1

24 May 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

The legendary Megane R.S.

Set for launch at the Frankfurt motorshow on September 12, the Mégane R.S. - Renault's compact sports car - is poised for a spectacular comeback. In 2017, Renault Sport celebrates its 40th anniversary yet its mission remains unchanged: to create a clear link between motorsport, the brand’s commitment to Formula 1 and its standard production cars: “From the racetrack to the road". In two generations, and almost 16 variants, the Mégane R.S. has come to symbolise this philosophy. Thanks to a number of motorsport-derived technologies, the Mégane R.S. has become a benchmark in the world of high-performance road cars. Flash back on Mégane R.S. before the unveil of All-New Mégane R.S. on Sept 12.

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21 April 2017 by Groupe Renault - Innovation

Innovation shaping the future of Formula 1, with the R.S. 2027 Vision concept

The R.S. 2027 Vision concept car unveiled on 19 April at the Shanghai Motor Show illustrates the Renault take on the shape of Formula 1 ten years hence, in 2027. To a great extent, this vision builds on the three main foundations of Renault innovation today: the electric vehicle, the connected vehicle and the autonomous vehicle. Key technologies in these three areas are, or will shortly be, available on Renault production vehicles.

Tags: connectivity electric vehicles f1 innovation intelligence interactions renault renault sport renault sport f1