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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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Friday 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.

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