Cyril Abiteboul’s departure from Renault’s rebranded Alpine team was not widely expected – but don’t be surprised if he turns up in F1 again soon.
Fernando Alonso will participate in the post-season test at Yas Marina which was originally designated for young drivers, Renault has announced.
Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul says engine competition must remain part of Formula 1, as rival builders lobby for rules which would converge the performance of power units.
Ferrari are on course for their worst championship finishing position for 40 years. But their surprise result in Turkey brought them within range of Renault, McLaren and Racing Point.
Daniel Ricciardo says Renault’s performance in the Portuguese Grand Prix may have exposed a remaining weakness in their otherwise improved RS20.
Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul is pleased with Esteban Ocon’s progress in his return to Formula 1, despite him lagging well behind team mate Daniel Ricciardo.
In the fifth year since their return to F1 as a full team, Renault finally scored their first podium last weekend. Team principal Cyril Abiteboul believes the good times are finally coming.
Two members of Renault’s Formula 1 team have tested positive for Covid-19 while in Spain, RaceFans understands.
After completing a 21-lap filming day at Barcelona, Fernando Alonso described Renault’s car performance as “a nice surprise.”
Fernando Alonso has played a role in Renault’s recent progress and team principal Cyril Abiteboul says he is “very hungry” for success when he returns to race for them next year.
Fernando Alonso is expected to get back behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car next week for the first time since announcing his 2021 comeback.
Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul confirmed the FIA has responded to its request to clarify new rules intended to ban teams from ‘reverse engineering’ rival designs.
Daniel Ricciardo admits he has mixed emotions after he finished in fourth position in the Tuscan Grand Prix.
Renault has confirmed its Formula 1 team will be known as Alpine from next year and teased a new blue colour scheme for its cars.
Renault is expected to announce plans to rebrand its Formula 1 team as Alpine for the 2021 season.
Daniel Ricciardo believes the breakthrough Renault has made with its low-downforce performance can deliver results at tracks which demand higher downforce levels.
Daniel Ricciardo says he expects Renault’s strong performance around Spa-Francorchamps to be emulated around similar high speed, low downforce circuits after he qualified fourth for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Renault has withdrawn its appeal against the penalty handed down to Racing Point over the team’s brake ducts, the team has announced.
Esteban Ocon believes the coming ban on teams using ‘quali modes’ on their engines is likely to play into Renault’s hands.
Could Sebastian Vettel leave Ferrari before the season ends, triggering early moves for Carlos Sainz Jnr, Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso? Don’t expect the dominoes to topple just yet.