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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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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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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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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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.

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