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Renault Sport Formula One Team previews the first race weekend of the 2017 Formula 1 season, the Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

Drivers Jolyon Palmer and Nico Hülkenberg share their thoughts on the challenges of Albert Park, while our management and technical staff give the latest on the team and on the R.S.17-R.E.17 package. Read More »

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is deeply saddened by the news that motorsport legend John Surtees CBE has passed away aged 83. Read More »

renault-abu-dhabi16b– Renault Sport Formula One Team concluded its first FIA Formula 1 Championship season with seventeenth position for Jolyon Palmer and an early retirement from Kevin Magnussen.
– Renault Sport Formula One Team ended the year in ninth position in the Constructors’ Championship with Kevin Magnussen sixteenth and Jolyon Palmer eighteenth in the Drivers’ Championship. Read More »

williams-icons-a– Autosport International is proud to announce the legendary Williams Formula One cars set to appear at the 2017 show
– Display will include the FW07 which gave Williams its first victory, Nigel Mansell’s 1992 Drivers’ Championship-winning FW14B, Damon Hill’s 1996 Drivers’ Championship-winning FW18 and the FW25
– Cars are just one element of Williams’ must-see centerpiece, though, with 2017 marking its 40th anniversary, Autosport International visitors can expect an immersive and interactive experience which celebrates four decades of Britain’s most successful Formula One team
– Autosport International takes place from 12-15th January 2017 at the Birmingham NEC with tickets on sale now from http://www.autosportinternational.com Read More »

renault-palmer17aRenault Sport Formula One Team is proud to announce that it will retain Jolyon Palmer for the 2017 season. Jolyon will join the recently-announced Nico Hülkenberg to complete the team’s 2017 race driver line-up.

Twenty-five year old Jolyon joined Renault Sport Formula One Team’s predecessor Lotus F1 Team as Third Driver at the start of the 2015 season, graduating to race driver for 2016 with Renault Sport Formula One Team. Read More »

– Iconic Grand Prix machines to star at The Historic Motorsport International
– Cars from the Senna/Mansell/Prost/Schumacher era displayed by FORCE F1
– Growing list of classic machinery from Formula Ford to Formula 1 on show
– Show aimed at competitors, officials and enthusiasts alike
– Tickets on sale now also give entry to London Classic Car Show

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– Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Jolyon Palmer put in a strong and strategic charge from the back of the grid to take fourteenth in Sunday’s Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix.
– Jolyon started P21 and made a pit stop under the safety car at the end of the first lap. This meant he used Pirelli’s medium compound tyres for a massive 70-lap stint.
– Kevin Magnussen started from P14 and his race strategy was modified from a one to a two-stop strategy, with a final stint on the super soft tyres.

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regent-hunt16a Special James Hunt celebration adds Grand Prix glitter to the UK’s most popular motor show.

It is more than 12 years since Formula One cars famously roared up and down Regent Street – but now Grand Prix racers are returning to the prestigious shopping destination right in the heart of the nation’s capital city. Read More »

renault-us16a– Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Kevin Magnussen made a late charge to take P11 on track and thus finished just shy of the points in today’s United States Grand Prix. Kevin started from P18 on a planned one-stop strategy but as the race played out this was adapted to a two and finally a three-stop.
– Post-race Kevin was given a five-second penalty, meaning he was placed twelfth in the final classification.
– Jolyon Palmer finished in P13 using a two-stop strategy. Read More »

renault-hulkenberg16bRenault Sport Formula One Team is proud to announce that Nico Hülkenberg will join the team for 2017 as part of a multi-year deal.

Twenty-nine year-old Nico has raced in 111 Formula 1 Grands Prix since making his debut in 2010. Nico’s motorsport CV includes a Formula 1 pole position in his debut season, winning the GP2 Series at his first attempt as well as victory in his first Le Mans 24 Hours. Currently driving for Force India, Nico has previously raced for Williams and Sauber in Formula 1. Read More »