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Renault Sport Formula One Team scored points with an eighth-position finish thanks to a strong and determined drive for Nico Hülkenberg at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Ever hungry for more, Nico had been chasing down Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari for seventh position in the final laps and finished just 1.7 seconds adrift at the chequered flag. Jolyon Palmer drove in equally determined fashion to finish just one second shy of the points in P11. Read More »


Foreword from Renault Sport Racing Managing Director, Cyril Abiteboul:
Montréal promises to be an exciting one for everybody involved. It is the 50th anniversary of Formula 1 in Canada and the 375th anniversary of Montréal as a city. It all adds up to be a special weekend, and we are very excited to get out there and getting on the circuit. Read More »

Renault F1 Canada16Renault Sport Formula One Team contested a hard-fought Canadian Grand Prix with Kevin Magnussen finishing in sixteenth and Jolyon Palmer retiring due to a water leak. Kevin started from last position following Saturday’s liaison with the wall and ran to a one-stop strategy. Jolyon made a promising start however loss of water pressure meant the team had to retire the car with 16 laps completed. Read More »

The Renault RS27 engine powered Lotus F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean to second position in yesterday’s Canadian Grand Prix. The Frenchman finished 2.5 secs behind race winner Lewis Hamilton at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve after a one-stop strategy and a charge in the final quarter of the 70 lap race saw him pass Sebastian Vettel and then Fernando Alonso to secure a career-best result. Read More »

The FIA Formula One World Championship passes now from the slowest track on the calendar to the circuit with the quickest lap time of the year; the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, host to the Canadian Grand Prix. A lap of the 4.361km track takes just 75 seconds on average, the quickest single lap time of the season.

Renault has a rich heritage at the Canadian Grand Prix, having won the event at Montreal four times. In fact the first-ever Williams-Renault victory was recorded in Montreal in 1989 by Thierry Boutsen and was followed by a further two wins for the partnership in 1993 and 1996 by Alain Prost and Damon Hill respectively. Fernando Alonso then won in 2006 with the Renault F1 Team. Read More »