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Fortunes didn’t favour Renault Sport Formula One Team in a fast-paced and hot Hungarian Grand Prix with Jolyon Palmer finishing twelfth and Nico Hülkenberg returning to the pits three-laps shy from the chequered flag, following contact with Kevin Magnussen. Nico was classified seventeenth at the finish. Read More »

We head to Hungary with a positive mood brought about by the recent performance gains we have seen to the R.S.17. Budapest is the final race before the summer break and this gives us added motivation.

Silverstone had many strong positives, which occurred on the weekend of our 40th anniversary. We made a return to the points thanks to Nico’s impressive drive to sixth place; our joint best finish of the season. Read More »

Ignition Festival of Motoring is delighted to reveal the greatest-ever collection of Formula 1 cars to grace Scottish shores. Cars previously driven by the crème de le crème of Formula One including Jenson Button, Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna, Jim Clark and Stirling Moss will appear at IGNITION Festival this summer.

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Renault Sport Formula One Team equalled its highest result of the year so far as Nico Hülkenberg brought the R.S.17 home in sixth position in today’s British Grand Prix. Nico started from a season-best fifth and had a strong race to claim a valuable eight points for the team. Brit Jolyon Palmer had a disappointing end to his home Grand Prix as he stopped on the formation lap with a loss of hydraulic pressure. Read More »

On 16th July, 1977, Renault entered its very first Formula 1 Grand Prix to embark upon a new chapter in its long and illustrious history – one that dates back to the very infancy of motorsport. Over the ensuing decades, Renault competed successfully in all forms of the sport, from circuit racing, to conventional and cross-country rallying, record-breaking attempts and endurance racing. It was therefore perhaps inevitable that its various motor racing exploits would ultimately lead Renault to F1, the absolute pinnacle of the sport.

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• Omologato unveils new exclusive Official James Hunt Chronograph, dedicated to telling the story of British Formula 1 World Champion James Hunt
• In what would have been James’ 70th year the watch emanates all of the elements steeped with James’ heroics
• The timepiece marks a major global statement of intent for Omologato
• Video with son Freddie Hunt launched alongside the Omologato timepiece
• Video and images can be found at: https://we.tl/gZyAkrImYN Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Jolyon Palmer finished just half a second away from the points with his third eleventh place finish of the season in the Austrian Grand Prix whilst Nico Hülkenberg finished in P13 as a consequence of a poor start off the line.

Jolyon hounded P10 finisher Lance Stroll for most of the race but was unable to find a way past, whilst Nico dropped back from P11 at the start as his car’s anti-stall kicked in. Read More »

INFINITI facilitates enthusiasts to realize their ultimate dream by empowering 5 lucky winners to test drive a real Renault Sport Formula One ™ Team car this October.

INFINITI is the premium car manufacturer within the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Technical Partner to the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team, making the INFINITI brand the natural home for exploration of high-performance hybrid technology. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team experienced a difficult Azerbaijan Grand Prix with retirements for both Jolyon Palmer and Nico Hülkenberg at the Baku City Circuit. Jolyon suffered from a misfire on the way to the grid and this issue worsened until his retirement at the end of lap seven. Nico was running as high as fifth in what was a highly eventful race, however he clipped the wall and broke his front right suspension on lap 25. Read More »

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 »