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Renault F1 Team faced bitter disappointment in the 2019 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix with both Nico Hülkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo retiring from points-scoring positions, three laps short of the finish.

Nico, who started from seventeenth on the grid, enjoyed an excellent start and climbed to eleventh by the end of the opening lap. On a two-stop strategy, he worked his way up to sixth before his retirement on lap 54 of 57. Read More »

Renault F1 Team began the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship with a solid points finish courtesy of Nico Hülkenberg’s seventh place in the Rolex Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne.

Nico made an excellent start from eleventh on the grid, rising to eighth on the opening lap before driving a conservative race to the flag in seventh place, a repeat of the result recorded in Australia last season. Read More »

– Renault F1 Team today unveiled its 2019 team colours and star driver line-up of Nico Hülkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo.
– Images revealed of 2019 challenger, the Renault R.S.19, showcasing revised aerodynamic regulations.
– The Renault R.S.19 will be powered by the renamed Renault E-Tech 19 power unit, reflecting greater synergies with the Renault hybrid range.
– Renault showcased its regenerated technical centre at Enstone, UK.
– Renault F1 Team is proud to be supported by premium partners including BP Castrol, INFINITI, MAPFRE and RCI Banque, plus Microsoft, EURODATACAR, Bell&Ross, Tmall and many valued technical partners. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team secured fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship with an outstanding result in today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Carlos Sainz claimed sixth position in the 55-lap race, giving Renault its best result in the championship since its return to Formula 1 in 2016. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team’s Nico Hülkenberg took his fifth six-placed finish of the season in a strategic Gran Premio de México, helping the team to a 30-point advantage over its nearest championship rival leaving the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.

Carlos Sainz had been ahead of Nico on the road after a fantastic start, however on lap 29 his car suffered from an electrical shutdown and he retired from the race. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team scored its best result of the season where Nico Hülkenberg finished sixth and Carlos Sainz took seventh at the Pirelli United States Grand Prix. Both drivers made strong starts and ran to a one-stop strategy with the only cloud on an otherwise sunny day a five-second penalty for Carlos exceeding the track limits and being judged to have gained an advantage. Today’s result sees the team remain in fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship, now 22 points ahead of the fifth placed team. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team returned to the points as Carlos Sainz fought through to finish the Honda Japanese Grand Prix in tenth place at Suzuka. Carlos executed a long first stint – matched with a slick pit-stop – to capitalise on fresh tyres towards the end of the race, before clinching the final point with three laps remaining.

Nico Hülkenberg retired from the race on lap 37 with a rear end issue. The team remain in fourth place in the Constructors’ Championship, eight points ahead of their nearest rival. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team fell short of its ambitions in the VTB Russian Grand Prix with Nico Hülkenberg taking twelfth and Carlos Sainz nursing his crash-damaged car to seventeenth at the Sochi Autodrom today.

Running an alternate strategy to the cars ahead, both drivers made good headway early in the race on the Soft tyres, however Carlos was hampered by early contact damage to the floor and sidepod vane on the right-hand side of his car, meaning he dropped back through the race. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team posted another double points finish in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix. Nico Hülkenberg crossed the line in eighth position after a hard charge from eleventh on the grid. Carlos Sainz came home in tenth, giving the team a strong points haul and consolidating fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship.

Nico used a creative strategy to run long on the Ultrasoft tyres to gain track position. By his first stop he was a superb sixth, and rejoined still inside the top ten. Taking full advantage of fresh tyres, he put in a series of quick laps to move into eighth. The German finished under half a second from P7. Read More »

One positive after the Spanish Grand Prix is moving into fourth place in the Constructors’ Championship. It is the first time we’ve been in this position since our Formula 1 return and, while it’s very early in the season, it shows we are getting stronger, which gives us motivation for the rest of the season.

Overall Spain was a challenging weekend and we did a good job of recovering from a difficult Friday to a positive points haul on Sunday, courtesy of Carlos’ seventh place. We have some lessons to take away, such as starting the whole event stronger, and making sure reliability is absolutely impeccable – we can’t afford to lose any points in the close fight in the championship. Read More »