Renault

Renault part ways with Nick Chester

Renault have confirmed that technical director Nick Chester will leave the team as part of a restructuring in the wake of a below-par season for the French outfit. This follows the appointment of Pat Fry to a yet to be announced role as well as former Ferrari and Williams engineer Dirk de Beer. Press...

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3 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

Renault technical director Nick Chester leaves under-performing team

Renault technical director Nick Chester is to leave the French team following their disappointing performance this season.

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4 hours ago, BBC Sport, Renault

Chester leaves Renault after 19 years as F1 restructure continues

Renault Formula 1 chassis chief Nick Chester is leaving the team as part of the major restructuring of its technical department.

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5 hours ago, Autosport, Renault

Technical director Chester leaves Renault F1 team

Technical director Chester leaves Renault F1 team

Chester has been part of the Enstone team since the start of the century, joining the then-Benetton outfit as a race engineer and going on to hold multiple roles as it morphed into the Renault works team, then Lotus and then Renault again.Until now, Chester had been a key part of Renault's technical...

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5 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Ricciardo: Renault message not "massaging their shoulders"

Ricciardo: Renault message not "massaging their shoulders"

After what has been a rollercoaster season, Ricciardo came on the team radio after last weekend's race to give words of encouragement for next year."Thank you guys," he said. "I really mean it but we will get better next year, a lot better, I really think we will. So let's get it."Speaking about his...

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6 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Renault slams "stupid" Q2 tyre rule after Abu Dhabi F1 points miss

Renault Formula 1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul has slammed the "stupid" rule that obliges drivers to start races on tyres used in Q2

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2 days ago, Autosport, Renault

Ocon: Renault running crucial in light of big 2020 testing problem

Esteban Ocon believes it was "crucial" to drive Renault's 2019 Formula 1 car at Abu Dhabi, as it will "help massively" in light of next year's reduced testing schedule

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3 days ago, Autosport, Renault

Ocon: Renault run key in light of 2020's "big problem"

Ocon: Renault run key in light of 2020's "big problem"

Ocon, who replaces Nico Hulkenberg in the French marque's 2020 F1 line-up, was released by Mercedes to join Renault for the post-season two-day tyre test in Abu Dhabi.And the Frenchman believes this will be integral to his preparations for next year, as F1 has cut down from eight pre-season test days...

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3 days ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Abu Dhabi F1 test: Mercedes' Bottas fastest, Ocon makes Renault bow

Esteban Ocon made his debut appearance as a Renault Formula 1 race driver on the opening day of the post-Abu Dhabi Grand Prix tyre test, which was topped by Valtteri Bottas

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3 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Renault

Ocon: Renault do not have the car to win yet

Esteban Ocon says he knows he will not win races in 2020, after a year on the sidelines with Mercedes, the Frenchman is currently in Abu Dhabi for his first test with Renault. The 23-year-old Frenchman replaces veteran Nico Hulkenberg, to join highly-rated Daniel Ricciardo in the French team. Team boss...

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3 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

Ricciardo: Renault losing fifth in F1 points would be punch in guts

Daniel Ricciardo says it would have been a "punch in the guts" had Renault lost fifth place in Formula 1's constructors' championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale

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3 days ago, Autosport, Renault

Renault: It was an exasperating race

Renault F1 Team came away from a tight Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix empty-handed, however, maintained fifth position in the Constructors’ Championship. On his final start for the team, Nico Hülkenberg finished outside of the points in twelfth, narrowly behind team-mate Daniel Ricciardo who passed...

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5 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

Ricciardo: Renault didn’t panic after Friday “struggle” | 2019 F1 season

Daniel Ricciardo was thrilled with Renault’s turnaround in qualifying having languished near the bottom of the times on Friday.

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5 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Renault

Renault F1 team pays tribute to "instrumental" role of Hulkenberg

Renault has paid tribute to its "instrumental" Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his final race before being replaced by Esteban Ocon

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5 days ago, Autosport, Renault

Renault pays tribute to "instrumental" Hulkenberg

Renault pays tribute to "instrumental" Hulkenberg

Hulkenberg joined the Renault works team in 2017 and played a key role in its rise to sixth in the constructors' championship, then fourth in 2018.He has performed solidly against big-money signing Daniel Ricciardo this year, and scored 37 points to the seven-time race winner's 54, yet has not been able...

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5 days ago, Motorsport.com, Renault

Renault: Danke, Nico!

The 2019 Formula 1 World Championship season finale in Abu Dhabi will represent another farewell as Renault F1 Team bids au revoir to Nico Hülkenberg after three seasons together. Nico joined Renault F1 Team ahead of the 2017 F1 season, bringing his wealth of experience to Enstone and Viry. He arrived...

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5 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

Renault: Everything went perfectly to plan

Renault F1 Team will start tomorrow’s Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from seventh and ninth place on the grid as Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hülkenberg enjoyed a superb qualifying under the lights of the Yas Marina Circuit. Daniel and Nico made two runs in the initial segment of qualifying, swiftly...

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6 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

F1: Abu Dhabi GP: Qualifying team notes - Renault

With solid sessions from both drivers and also the race crew in the garage, we can be pleased with that outcome. It's given us a good basis for the race tomorrow.

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6 days ago, Pitpass, Renault

Renault: Today proved to be a tricky day for us

Renault F1 Team started the final Grand Prix weekend of the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship with a mixed day of practice at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. Nico Hülkenberg enjoyed a smooth first session, recording the tenth fastest time. Daniel Ricciardo suffered an engine failure, which caused...

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1 week ago, Grand Prix 247, Renault

Renault feeling tension in fight for fifth with Toro Rosso – Ricciardo | 2019 F1 season

Daniel Ricciardo says Renault's slender lead over Toro Rosso heading into the final round of the season has created some tension for the team.

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1 week ago, F1 Fanatic, Toro Rosso, Renault

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