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Friday 24 November 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: A hot topic!

If the normal temperature of the human body is 37°C, the operating temperature of a Formula 1 car like the Renault R.S.17 is significantly higher – way beyond the scale of your average thermometer!

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Friday 27 October 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont

Mexican Grand Prix: Globe-trotting mechanics

Far beyond the public gaze, Formula 1’s army of mechanics play an absolutely crucial role in the sport. From car set-up to mid-race tyre changes, the outcome of grands prix very often rests in their hands.

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Thursday 19 October 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

United States Grand Prix: Bienvenido, Carlos!

The forthcoming race at the Circuit of The Americas will herald the arrival of a significant new member of Renault Sport Formula One Team. Already confirmed to compete for the squad in 2018, Carlos Sainz Jr will make an early debut for the team at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix, which will take place on Sunday at 9pm (CET). Welcome to the fold, Carlos!

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Friday 25 August 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

Belgian GP: F1 cars under surveillance

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.

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Thursday 27 July 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

Hungarian GP: A busy weekend for the drivers!

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…

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Friday 07 July 2017 by Caroline De Beaumont - Sports

Austrian Grand Prix: the race between the races

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!

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