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  1. Monday 14 April 2014

  2. Technical Director Bell to depart Mercedes 14:08

    Technical Director Bell to depart Mercedes

    Bob Bell will depart his role as Technical Director of the Mercedes F1 team at the end of the season. Bell, who has held the position since April 2011…

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  3. Thursday 10 May 2012

  4. Brawn to miss Spanish Grand Prix weekend 12:16

    Brawn to miss Spanish Grand Prix weekend

    Mercedes has announced that team boss Ross Brawn will not travel to Barcelona for the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend, with the 57-year-old feeling…

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  5. Friday 18 February 2011

  6. Bob Bell to become Mercedes Technical Director 09:37

    Bob Bell to become Mercedes Technical Director

    Mercedes GP has announced that Bob Bell, formerly Technical Director and temporary Team Principal of Renault F1, will be joining the silver arrows from April…

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  7. Wednesday 6 October 2010

  8. Boullier appointed Renault MD as Bob Bell leaves 10:18

    Boullier appointed Renault MD as Bob Bell leaves

    Renault F1 have confirmed that Eric Boullier, Team Principal since January this year, has now also taken on the role of Managing Director following the…

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  9. Friday 12 March 2010

  10. Renault: McLaren rear wing is illegal 11:05

    Renault: McLaren rear wing is illegal

    The Renault team is not pleased with the FIA's decision to confirm McLaren's rear wing assembly as legal in Bahrain. The MP4-25 cars of Jenson Button and Lewis…

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  11. Sunday 3 January 2010

  12. Renault targeting 2011 title 16:18

    Renault targeting 2011 title

    The Renault team will be aiming for a gradual rise to rostrum places during the 2010 season with a title challenge planned for 2011, according to Bob Bell. The…

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  13. Thursday 15 October 2009

  14. Kubica a motivator, says Bell 06:00

    Kubica a motivator, says Bell

    Renault Team Principal Bob Bell is convinced that Robert Kubica will boost morale in the team as the Pole switches from the departed BMW next year. With the…

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  15. Wednesday 7 October 2009

  16. Bell: Kubica was always on Renault radar 15:15

    Bell: Kubica was always on Renault radar

    Renault Team Principal Bob Bell has admitted that Robert Kubica has been a targeted driver of the team ever since making his first Formula One outing at the…

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  17. Saturday 3 October 2009

  18. Dissapointing Renault hope for good strategy 12:40

    Dissapointing Renault hope for good strategy

    Renault had high hopes for Fernando Alonso in qualifying, but bad luck and the inexperience of Toro Rosso's Buemi and young Frenchman Romain Grosjean, has…

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  19. Monday 28 September 2009

  20. 'Genuine concern hit Renault factory' - Bell 16:22

    'Genuine concern hit Renault factory' - Bell

    The lifetime ban of Flavio Briatore sees the flamboyant and well-known Italian sensationally barred from Formula One; the 'Crashgate' scandal has caused much…

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  21. Sunday 27 September 2009

  22. 'First step of long climb' for Renault 17:13

    'First step of long climb' for Renault

    Renault had been under the microscope at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix and has come away with a similar result to last year's - now tainted - first night…

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  23. Bell preparing for first race as Principal 04:00

    Bell preparing for first race as Principal

    Renault's Bob Bell will serve as Team Principal for the first time in a race as the Singapore Grand Prix begins on Sunday evening. With the Enstone squad having…

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  24. Thursday 24 September 2009

  25. Renault focus mainly on 2010, admits Bell 13:38

    Renault focus mainly on 2010, admits Bell

    The Renault team has scored just twenty points so far this season. The Enstone squad's new principal, Bob Bell, admitted on Thursday that the outfit's main…

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  26. Wednesday 23 September 2009

  27. Bell appointed as Renault Team Principal 21:50

    Bell appointed as Renault Team Principal

    Renault F1 Technical Director Bob Bell will become the Enstone squad's new team boss until the end of the season, it was announced on Wednesday. Bell will…

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  28. Thursday 27 August 2009

  29. Renault eyeing KERS for Italy 11:44

    Renault eyeing KERS for Italy

    The Renault team admits that placing the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) back onto its car could be a wise decision ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on the…

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  30. Saturday 18 July 2009

  31. Bob Bell Interview: We need to be cautious 17:30

    Bob Bell Interview: We need to be cautious

    Renault is looking to make more progress in Hungary after a noteworthy improvement in performance at the German Grand Prix seven days ago. Team technical…

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  32. Wednesday 20 May 2009

  33. Renault's Bell expects small step forward in Monaco 16:00

    Renault's Bell expects small step forward in Monaco

    Renault F1's technical director, Bob Bell, expects another step forward for the team at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix weekend. The team introduced some major…

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  34. Wednesday 22 April 2009

  35. Piquet to use double diffuser in Bahrain 15:03

    Piquet to use double diffuser in Bahrain

    Brazilian Nelson Piquet will be running with a double diffuser for the first time in Bahrain this weekend, after team-mate Fernando Alonso debuted the device in…

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  36. Tuesday 14 April 2009

  37. Renault continues with KERS for China 17:50

    Renault continues with KERS for China

    The Renault team will continue to run the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) in this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, having introduced the device before the…

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  38. Thursday 2 April 2009

  39. Renault looking for better balance 05:00

    Renault looking for better balance

    The Renault team was satisfied to walk away from Australia with four points, after Fernando Alonso crossed the finish line in fifth position. It was a…

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  40. Thursday 19 March 2009

  41. Renault to use KERS in Australia 11:13

    Renault to use KERS in Australia

    The Renault team has confirmed that it will be using the new Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) at the opening round in Australia. The device, new for this…

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  42. Sunday 15 February 2009

  43. Renault on course for strong first race - Bell 05:00

    Renault on course for strong first race - Bell

    Renault technical director Bob Bell claims his team is on course to put in a strong performance for the first round of the new season at the Australian Grand…

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  44. Monday 21 April 2008

  45. Q&A with Renault technical director 15:50

    Q&A with Renault technical director

    With his team expected to make a step forward in performance at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, Renault technical director Bob Bell has moved to play down…

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  46. Thursday 10 April 2008

  47. Renault technical chief wants major changes 15:01

    Renault technical chief wants major changes

    Renault technical director Bob Bell wants major changes to his team's R28 car this season, if they are to be able to close in and challenge Ferrari, McLaren and…

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  48. Tuesday 11 March 2008

  49. Renault chief praises Alonso impact 06:00

    Renault chief praises Alonso impact

    Renault technical director Bob Bell has praised Fernando Alonso for the impact he has had on the team since rejoining it during the winter having spent a year…

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  50. Thursday 6 September 2007

  51. F1 teams to discuss qualifying set-up 11:05

    F1 teams to discuss qualifying set-up

    Formula 1 team bosses will meet up today to talk about the way the qualifying session is working at the moment. In the third and final qualifying session the…

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  52. Tuesday 21 August 2007

  53. Renault can beat BMW this season - Bell 06:00

    Renault can beat BMW this season - Bell

    Renault technical director Bob Bell claims his team can bounce back enough to beat the BMW Sauber F1 team on several occasions before the end of this season…

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  54. Wednesday 18 July 2007

  55. Renault targets BMW 05:30

    Renault targets BMW

    Bob Bell feels that, after a disappointing start to the season, Renault can now start pushing BMW Sauber for the status of third best team. The technical…

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  56. Monday 19 December 2005

  57. 04:30

    New Renault powered up this week

    Renault is on schedule to fire up its 2006 car, the R26 for the first time before Christmas, technical director Bob Bell said. "We are on schedule with the…

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  58. Friday 25 November 2005

  59. 04:30

    Drivers will be disappointed by V8 - Renault technical chief

    Renault technical director Bob Bell says he expects his drivers to be disappointed the first time they test the team's new V8 engine, on account that it will…

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  60. Thursday 24 November 2005

  61. 05:00

    Renault to test with weakened V10s

    As Renault's V8 engine will not be ready before 2006, the team will test with detuned, weakened V10 engines until the end of the year, technical director Bob…

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  62. Saturday 29 October 2005

  63. 05:30

    Renault wont run V8 until next year

    While Ferrari, BMW and Toyota have all tested V8 engines on track in preparation for next season's rule change, champion Renault will not debut its V8 engine…

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  64. Thursday 20 October 2005

  65. 06:00

    Renault claims rivals were complacent

    Renault technical director Bob Bell believes the reason Ferrari and McLaren failed to beat them to either title this year was partly due to complacency. "We can…

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  66. Tuesday 4 October 2005

  67. 07:00

    Improvements for Renault in Far East

    With the battle for the constructors' championship well and truly on, Renault heads to the Far East knowing it has new parts for their car in Japan and a new…

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  68. Sunday 22 May 2005

  69. 05:00

    Imola was one off for Ferrari - Renault technical boss

    While Renault technical director Bob Bell perceives McLaren and Ferrari as his team's main rivals in the 2005 F1 championship, he does believe that Ferrari's…

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  70. Thursday 12 May 2005

  71. 12:00

    Renault vow to fix Fisi gloom

    Giancarlo Fisichella has been let down by Renault so far this year. That's the admission of technical director Bob Bell, who referred to the Roman driver's…

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  72. Wednesday 9 March 2005

  73. 05:00

    Malaysia is step into unknown Renault technical chief

    After claiming a decisive victory in the Australian Grand Prix last weekend, the Renault F1 team haeds to Sepang in Malaysia full of anticipation. Technical…

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  74. Tuesday 8 March 2005

  75. 09:20

    Bell: 'Ferrari still strongest'

    Ferrari may still be the 'strongest' grand prix team, according to runaway Melbourne victor Renault. Enstone's technical director Bob Bell is wary of the…

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  76. Wednesday 2 March 2005

  77. 04:15

    Renault ready for Melbourne - Technical Director

    Renault technical director Bob Bell is talking tough ahead of this season's opening race in Melbourne saying his team is ready for the fight after a winter of…

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  78. Tuesday 1 March 2005

  79. 10:50

    McLaren's 'huge' advantage

    McLaren have been given a 'very significant advantage' for the 2005 season, according to F1 rival Renault. The silver team, because it finished fifth in last…

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  80. Monday 8 November 2004

  81. 04:30

    2004 Renault was what we hoped for - Bell

    Renault technical director Bob Bell has reflected on the past season and how he felt when the 2004 Renault first hit the track in testing. The car went on to…

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  82. Sunday 7 November 2004

  83. 05:00

    Renault didn't expect difficult car

    While it may have taken them to third in the constructors championship and won the Monaco Grand Prix, Renault's 2004 F1 car was reportedly more difficult to…

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  84. 04:00

    New regs mean hard work says Renault technical chief

    Renault technical director Bob Bell admits designers will face a stiff challenge to make fast racing cars with the new rules in place for 2005 which will reduce…

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  85. Monday 18 October 2004

  86. 06:00

    Renault angle change was right - technical director

    Renault technical director Bob Bell says his team made absolutely the right decision in ditching their wide 110-degree angle V10 engine for a more conventional…

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  87. Sunday 17 October 2004

  88. 13:48

    Renault technical chief expects podium in Brazil

    Renault technical director Bob Bell expects his team to perform stronger in the Brazilian Grand Prix next weekend than they have managed at the last three…

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  89. Saturday 2 October 2004

  90. 11:00

    Renault not giving up on second

    Renault have not given up on second place in the constructors' championship despite slipping nine points behind BAR Honda, technical director Bob Bell said. "I…

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  91. Monday 20 September 2004

  92. 07:00

    Renault to run new wings and lightweight chassis in China

    The Renault team will run new front and rear wings and use a new lightweight chassis as they bid to steal second place in the cosntructors' championship back…

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  93. Tuesday 24 August 2004

  94. 17:54

    Renault chief determined to tackle reliability

    Renault Technical Director Bob Bell has made it his priority to get both cars to the finish of the Belgian Grand Prix after Jarno Trulli retired from the last…

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  95. Tuesday 10 August 2004

  96. 07:00

    Renault ready to fight for second

    The Renault F1 team is aiming to increase its nine-point advantage over BAR Honda in the constructors' championship as they fight for second place behind…

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  97. Tuesday 20 July 2004

  98. 05:00

    Renault chief aims to bounce back

    Renault F1 Technical Director Bob Bell has looked ahead to this weekend's German Grand Prix where he hopes his team can bounce back strongly from the…

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  99. Tuesday 29 June 2004

  100. 12:15

    Renault gets V10 evolution for France

    Renault's 72-degree V10 engine has been given another evolution. For the marque's home race at Magny-Cours, 'new internal parts' have increased engine-speed and…

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  101. Wednesday 23 June 2004

  102. 13:00

    Updated Renault is not a B-spec

    Second-placed Formula One constructor Renault is still working to develop an R24 car that is easier for Jarno Trulli and Fernando Alonso to drive on the limit.…

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  103. 05:00

    Renault chief keeps sights on second

    Renault Technical Chief Bob Bell has spoken about his team's progress so far this season and their surprise that they are second in Constructors…

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  104. Friday 18 June 2004

  105. 07:00

    Boeing and Renault to collaborate on technology development

    Boeing, a leader in aerospace technology, and the Renault Formula 1 racing team, a leader in the high-tech, fast-moving motor sport industry, signed a…

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  106. Thursday 27 May 2004

  107. 15:30

    Renault line-up 'as good as any other' - Bell

    Bob Bell cannot fault Renault's current F1 driver line-up. Enstone's new Technical Director knows that 'outstanding' Monaco Grand Prix winner Jarno Trulli is on…

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  108. Tuesday 18 May 2004

  109. 09:39

    Renault to run 'Ferrari like' wing

    Renault is well-equipped for the slippery streets of Monte-Carlo. Technical director Bob Bell said the Enstone-based Formula One team, like most other grand…

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  110. 08:00

    Renault will be strong in Monaco - Technical Chief

    Renault Technical Chief Bob Bell is confident the team's R24 will be very strong in high downforce configuration around the tight and twisty streets of…

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  111. Monday 17 May 2004

  112. 13:05

    New Renault is 'harder to drive' - Bell

    Renault's latest car is 'less forgiving' than its 2003 predecessor. Technical director Bob Bell reckons the R24 has more performance than the car inside which…

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  113. Saturday 15 May 2004

  114. 18:02

    Renault Technical Director reflects on story so far

    Bob Bell, The Renault F1 Team's Chassis Technical Director takes a look at the season so far for Jarno, Fernando and the R24. Bob, nearly a week on from the…

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  115. Tuesday 4 May 2004

  116. 23:24

    Barcelona to reward Renault car - Technical Chief

    Renault Technical Director Bob Bell is expecting the R24 car to shine at the hands of Fernando Alonso and Jarno Trulli in this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix. The…

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