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F1: Renault upgrade scheduled for Canada

Montreal upgrade for Renault power unit likely to be decision time for Red Bull on 2019 plans.

Read 4 days ago, Pitpass, Renault

F1's 2019 changes haven't done teams' research 'justice' - Renault

Renault chief technical officer Bob Bell believes overtaking-oriented Formula 1 aero rules set to be introduced in 2019 do not "do justice" to the research undertaken by teams

Read 5 days ago, Autosport, Renault

Renault Q3 weakness puts Red Bull drivers under 'too much pressure'

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says the lack of extra Renault engine modes for Formula 1 qualifying is putting Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen under "too much pressure"

Read 6 days ago, Autosport, Red Bull Racing, Renault

Reliability concern delaying key Renault Formula 1 engine upgrade

Renault is still trying to validate the reliability of its new Formula 1 MGU-K and has no set date to introduce the key energy recovery system component

Read 6 days ago, Autosport, Renault

Reliability concern delaying key Renault engine update

Reliability concern delaying key Renault engine update

The French manufacturer's engine uses an MGU-K produced in association with Italian company Magneti Marelli, with a bespoke Renault Sport design supposed to be introduced at the start of last season.It...

Read 6 days ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Alonso: We caught up with Renault and Haas

Fernando Alonso expected to be battling against Red Bull this season, McLaren’s self-set pre-season target instead they are in the heart of the midfield nevertheless the Spaniard believes his team...

Read 6 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Haas, Renault

Alonso: McLaren has caught Renault/Haas

Alonso: McLaren has caught Renault/Haas

McLaren introduced a substantial upgrade package for Barcelona and reached Q3 for the first time in 2018 with Alonso, who started between Kevin Magnussen's Haas and Carlos Sainz's Renault in eighth.But...

Read 1 week ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren, Haas, Renault

Fernando Alonso believes McLaren has caught Haas and Renault in F1

Fernando Alonso believes the McLaren Formula 1 team is now a match for Haas and Renault, despite finishing behind both in the Spanish Grand Prix

Read 1 week ago, Autosport, McLaren, Haas, Renault

Red Bull watching Honda and Renault’s Canada engine upgrades “with interest” | 2018 F1 season

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner admits he will keep a close eye on how Honda and Renault's power unit upgrades perform at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Read 1 week ago, F1 Fanatic, Red Bull Racing, Renault

Renault fuel problem will "bite again" without fix

Renault fuel problem will "bite again" without fix

A fuel pressure problem had also hampered Nico Hulkenberg in Q1 in Barcelona, leaving the German towards the back of the grid, although Abiteboul believes this was not related to what happened to Sainz.“We...

Read 1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Renault F1 team's fuel pressure issue will 'bite' again without fix

Renault needs to address a recurring fuel-pressure issue that affected Carlos Sainz Jr's Formula 1 car late in the Spanish Grand Prix, admits team boss Cyril Abiteboul

Read 1 week ago, Autosport, Renault

Renault thought Hulkenberg's problem was fixed before F1 qualifying

Nico Hulkenberg says the problem that derailed his Spanish Grand Prix qualifying came "out of the blue", as Renault believed it was "on top of" the situation following free practice

Read 1 week ago, Autosport, Renault

Hulkenberg: Renault thought it had fuel issue sorted

Hulkenberg: Renault thought it had fuel issue sorted

The German had made the final qualifying segment in all four of the first grand prix weekends of the 2018 Formula 1 season, but was left only 16th on the grid in Spain, his Q1 exit triggered by what Renault...

Read 1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Renault explains May ultimatum for Red Bull engine call

Renault explains May ultimatum for Red Bull engine call

Red Bull is weighing up whether to continue with long-time partner Renault for 2019 or strike a works deal with Honda.The FIA has a May 15 deadline for committing to a supply, which Renault told Motorsport.com...

Read 2 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Red Bull Racing, Renault

Formula 1: Renault explains Red Bull engine ultimatum

Renault is enforcing a May deadline for a new supply deal with Red Bull because it needs to firm up parts orders with suppliers before the end of the month

Read 2 weeks ago, Autosport, Red Bull Racing, Renault

"Exposed" Renault opens contract talks with Sainz

"Exposed" Renault opens contract talks with Sainz

Sainz has been lent out by Red Bull to the Renault team for this season, and can be called back for 2019 if the team loses Daniel Ricciardo to a rival outfit.With Ricciardo's future unlikely to be settled...

Read 2 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Force India counting on reliability in fight for fourth with Renault | 2018 F1 season

Force India believes it can regain fourth place in the constructors' championship despite its shaky start to the 2018 F1 season.

Read 2 weeks ago, F1 Fanatic, Force India, Renault

'Exposed' Renault F1 team starts Carlos Sainz Jr contract talks

Renault has opened talks with Carlos Sainz Jr about a long-term Formula 1 contract, admitting his Red Bull loan deal leaves it "exposed"

Read 2 weeks ago, Autosport, Renault

Renault to give junior Jack Aitken F1 test opportunity at Barcelona

Renault junior Jack Aitken will make his debut in a contemporary Formula 1 car when he drives for the outfit in the post-Spanish Grand Prix test at Barcelona

Read 2 weeks ago, Autosport, Renault

Aitken gets Barcelona F1 test chance with Renault

Aitken gets Barcelona F1 test chance with Renault

Aitken, who is a member of the Renault Sport Academy, was promoted to the role of reserve driver for the F1 team at the start of this year.The Briton, racing in Formula 2 with ART Grand Prix this year,...

Read 2 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Renault