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  1. Friday 5 February 2016

  2. Renault pays tribute to axed Maldonado 19:05

    Renault pays tribute to axed Maldonado

    Renault has paid tribute to Pastor Maldonado, thanking him for "two years of loyal service", after the Venezuelan lost his seat with the team ahead of the 2016…

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  3. 16:22

    Video: Renault's 115 years of passion

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  4. Vasseur thanks Mercedes for Ocon deal 12:02

    Vasseur thanks Mercedes for Ocon deal

    Renault's new Racing Director, Frédéric Vasseur, has thanked Mercedes for allowing affiliated driver Esteban Ocon to join the French manufacturer as a reserve…

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  5. 11:02

    Video: Stoll on Renault's new chapter

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  6. Bell: Enstone 'starved of resources' 10:32

    Bell: Enstone 'starved of resources'

    Bob Bell says he is excited to play a role in the latest Renault works Formula 1 team, as he returns to an Enstone factory that he feels has been "starved of…

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  7. Thursday 4 February 2016

  8. Ex-Ferrari engineer Dyer joins Renault 15:50

    Ex-Ferrari engineer Dyer joins Renault

    Former Ferrari chief engineer Chris Dyer has joined the recruiting Renault works team as Head of Vehicle Performance Group, the manufacturer has confirmed to…

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  9. Palmer: 'Immense potential' at Renault 13:36

    Palmer: 'Immense potential' at Renault

    Jolyon Palmer says that he sees "immense potential" at Renault in the coming seasons, as the French manufacturer embarks on its latest chapter as a works…

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  10. 12:02

    Video: Bell on Renault technical role

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  11. F1 set to scrap power unit token system 09:37

    F1 set to scrap power unit token system

    Formula 1 is set to scrap its controversial power unit token development system from the 2017 season, in the wake of recent discussions, Renault's Managing…

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  12. Vasseur confident over Renault drivers 07:25

    Vasseur confident over Renault drivers

    Renault's Racing Director, Frédéric Vasseur, has backed Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer to live up to the expectations of racing for a works team during the…

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  13. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Abiteboul on Renault return

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  14. Wednesday 3 February 2016

  15. Jordá to stay on with Renault in 2016 16:29

    Jordá to stay on with Renault in 2016

    Carmen Jordá will play a role in Renault's new works Formula 1 team, the French manufacturer has confirmed, though her official duties are yet to be…

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  16. 16:12

    Video: Renault's works F1 team launch

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  17. Renault realistic over 2016 prospects 15:06

    Renault realistic over 2016 prospects

    Renault has vowed to stay realistic over its chances for the upcoming season, with the French manufacturer aware that it will take time to return to the front…

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  18. Magnussen 'can't believe' Renault chance 14:25

    Magnussen 'can't believe' Renault chance

    Kevin Magnussen says he "can't believe" that he will be racing for Renault in 2016 after concluding a last-minute deal with the French manufacturer. Pastor…

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  19. 13:28

    Video: Frédéric Vasseur on Renault role

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  20. 13:02

    Photos: Renault launch presentation

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  21. Renault presents new F1 car and livery 12:54

    Renault presents new F1 car and livery

    Renault has become the first team to present its car for the upcoming Formula 1 season, pulling the covers off a black-and-yellow machine, named the RS16, at…

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  22. Renault signs Ocon as reserve driver 12:51

    Renault signs Ocon as reserve driver

    Reigning GP3 champion Esteban Ocon has been appointed as Renault's official test and reserve driver for the upcoming Formula 1 campaign, the French manufacturer…

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  23. Renault confirms Magnussen for 2016 12:43

    Renault confirms Magnussen for 2016

    Renault has formally announced that ex-McLaren racer Kevin Magnussen will make a return to the Formula 1 grid with the manufacturer for the 2016 season…

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  24. Vasseur appointed Renault Racing Director 12:41

    Vasseur appointed Renault Racing Director

    Renault has announced that it has signed ART Grand Prix boss Frédéric Vasseur as its new Racing Director ahead of its comeback as a full works Formula 1 team…

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  25. Tuesday 2 February 2016

  26. Renault shares teaser of new livery 14:16

    Renault shares teaser of new livery

    Renault has published a teaser photograph of what appears to be its car livery for the upcoming Formula 1 season, the French manufacturer hinting at a classic…

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  27. Maldonado eyeing F1 return in 2017 11:19

    Maldonado eyeing F1 return in 2017

    Pastor Maldonado's manager, Nicolas Todt, says that the Venezuelan is keen to return to Formula 1 in 2017, after losing his seat at Renault for the new…

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  28. Monday 1 February 2016

  29. Maldonado confirms he won't be on grid 15:51

    Maldonado confirms he won't be on grid

    Pastor Maldonado has confirmed that he has lost his seat at Renault for the upcoming Formula 1 season, and will not be on the grid, with Kevin Magnussen set to…

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  30. Friday 29 January 2016

  31. Magnussen poised to replace Maldonado 07:30

    Magnussen poised to replace Maldonado

    Kevin Magnussen looks set to return to the Formula 1 grid for the 2016 season, with the ex-McLaren racer tipped to replace Pastor Maldonado at Renault's new…

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  32. Wednesday 20 January 2016

  33. Renault's new car passes FIA crash tests 18:19

    Renault's new car passes FIA crash tests

    Renault is the latest Formula 1 team to announce that it has passed the FIA's mandatory crash tests, clearing the renewed works outfit to take part in the…

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  34. Tuesday 22 December 2015

  35. Renault confirms Maldonado, Palmer 10:57

    Renault confirms Maldonado, Palmer

    Renault has confirmed that it will field Pastor Maldonado and Jolyon Palmer during the 2016 season, ending speculation that the pair could be replaced following…

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  36. Monday 21 December 2015

  37. Renault plans February announcement 16:17

    Renault plans February announcement

    Renault says that it is planning to announce further details regarding its return to Formula 1 as a fully-fledged works team in February, following its takeover…

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  38. Renault completes purchase of Lotus 13:58

    Renault completes purchase of Lotus

    Renault has formally completed its takeover of Lotus, after finalising a share purchase agreement (SPA) and paying off debts to creditors, including the British…

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  39. Friday 18 December 2015

  40. Jordá hopes to continue at Lotus/Renault 09:36

    Jordá hopes to continue at Lotus/Renault

    Carmen Jordá says she is hopeful of continuing her Formula 1 involvement with the Renault works outfit in 2016, following the French manufacturer's recent…

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  41. Tuesday 15 December 2015

  42. Palmer: Giving up was not an option 16:12

    Palmer: Giving up was not an option

    Manor Marussia has not yet confirmed its line-up but as it stands Lotus/Renault driver Jolyon Palmer will be the only rookie on the 2016 grid. The 2014 GP2…

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  43. Monday 14 December 2015

  44. 2015 review: Lotus mired in the midfield 08:52

    2015 review: Lotus mired in the midfield

    Having covered the top five teams last week, GPUpdate.net moves further down the grid and continues by reflecting on Lotus' 2015 campaign, in which progress was…

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  45. Tuesday 8 December 2015

  46. Lotus expects Renault to keep drivers 08:55

    Lotus expects Renault to keep drivers

    Renault's purchase of Lotus is unlikely to impact the team's 2016 driver line-up of Pastor Maldonado and Jolyon Palmer, according to current CEO Matthew…

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  47. Monday 7 December 2015

  48. Lotus/HMRC court case adjourned again 12:18

    Lotus/HMRC court case adjourned again

    Lotus' legal battle with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over unpaid taxes has been adjourned for a further two weeks, following a High Court hearing on…

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  49. Thursday 3 December 2015

  50. Renault finally confirms Lotus takeover 21:01

    Renault finally confirms Lotus takeover

    Renault has finally confirmed its purchase of the Lotus Formula 1 team, after lengthy negotiations, meaning it will return to the sport as a fully-fledged works…

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  51. Sunday 29 November 2015

  52. Grosjean rounds off Lotus career with points 17:05

    Grosjean rounds off Lotus career with points

    Romain Grosjean expressed his gratitude to Lotus as he rounded off his career at the outfit by scoring points with a ninth-place finish at the Abu Dhabi Grand…

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  53. Grosjean gets five-place gearbox drop 11:00

    Grosjean gets five-place gearbox drop

    Romain Grosjean has been hit with a five-place grid penalty for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his final race for the Lotus team, after mechanics were forced to…

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  54. Friday 27 November 2015

  55. Renault to make announcement next week 17:40

    Renault to make announcement next week

    Renault will make an announcement over its future in Formula 1 "in the course of next week", according to the French manufacturer's Managing Director, Cyril…

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  56. Thursday 26 November 2015

  57. Lotus delays Abu Dhabi scrutineering 14:46

    Lotus delays Abu Dhabi scrutineering

    Lotus will need to present its cars for scrutineering ahead of Friday's first practice session in Abu Dhabi, after the stewards allowed the team to delay the…

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  58. Monday 23 November 2015

  59. Lotus: F1 must 'review business model' 09:58

    Lotus: F1 must 'review business model'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi reckons it is "crucial" that Formula 1 reviews its current business model and makes suitable changes to safeguard…

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  60. Sunday 22 November 2015

  61. Maldonado shrugs off Ericsson clash 13:02

    Maldonado shrugs off Ericsson clash

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has shrugged off his clash with Sauber rival Marcus Ericsson during last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix. Maldonado collided…

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  62. Chester: Lotus development hurt by finances 10:44

    Chester: Lotus development hurt by finances

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester says that development of the E23 Hybrid has been hindered by the squad's perilous financial situation across the course of…

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  63. Saturday 21 November 2015

  64. Lotus says Renault deal 'pretty much there' 17:34

    Lotus says Renault deal 'pretty much there'

    Lotus Chairman and Team Principal Gérard Lopez says that the outfit is edging ever closer to signing a takeover agreement with French manufacturer…

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  65. Argentina F1 return 'up to Ecclestone' 09:26

    Argentina F1 return 'up to Ecclestone'

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi says a potential return of the Argentinian Grand Prix rests largely in the hands of Formula 1 supremo Bernie…

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  66. Friday 20 November 2015

  67. Grosjean set for 'emotional' Lotus send-off 14:22

    Grosjean set for 'emotional' Lotus send-off

    Romain Grosjean says he is braced for an "emotional" final outing for Lotus at next weekend's Abu Dhabi season finale, as he brings to an end a 10-year spell…

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  68. Monday 16 November 2015

  69. Grosjean describes 'emotional' weekend 09:35

    Grosjean describes 'emotional' weekend

    Romain Grosjean says he was pleased to score points at the end of an "emotional" Brazilian Grand Prix weekend, after Friday night's terrorist attacks in…

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  70. Friday 13 November 2015

  71. Lotus fined for unsafe Palmer release 16:00

    Lotus fined for unsafe Palmer release

    Lotus has been fined €1,000 after reserve driver Jolyon Palmer was released from the garage into the path of McLaren's Jenson Button during the first practice…

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  72. Tuesday 10 November 2015

  73. Lotus: Two engine formula 'a can of worms' 15:14

    Lotus: Two engine formula 'a can of worms'

    Lotus Technical Director Nick Chester believes that Formula 1 would be opening "quite a can of worms" by adopting two different types of engines in the…

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  74. Palmer, Wehrlein to team up for RoC 08:42

    Palmer, Wehrlein to team up for RoC

    Jolyon Palmer and Pascal Wehrlein will again team up for this year's Race of Champions, which takes place at London's former Olympic Stadium from November…

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  75. Monday 9 November 2015

  76. Lotus still confident of Renault takeover 15:46

    Lotus still confident of Renault takeover

    Lotus CEO Matthew Carter says he remains "highly confident" that Renault will complete its planned takeover of the Enstone-based team ahead of the 2016…

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  77. Friday 30 October 2015

  78. Palmer gets FP1 outings for rest of 2015 13:04

    Palmer gets FP1 outings for rest of 2015

    Jolyon Palmer will take part in first practice at the final three rounds of the campaign in Mexico, Brazil and Abu Dhabi, ahead of his Formula 1 graduation in…

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  79. Thursday 29 October 2015

  80. Gastaldi explains Palmer promotion decision 10:42

    Gastaldi explains Palmer promotion decision

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi is sure that Jolyon Palmer will acquit himself well as the Briton prepares to make his debut in the sport next…

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  81. Friday 23 October 2015

  82. Palmer gets Lotus race seat for 2016 22:22

    Palmer gets Lotus race seat for 2016

    Lotus has completed its driver line-up for the 2016 season, with Jolyon Palmer, who has spent 2015 in a reserve role with the team, stepping up to a race seat…

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  83. Lotus alters practice run plan due to weather 15:36

    Lotus alters practice run plan due to weather

    Lotus has altered its run plan for the opening day of practice at the United States Grand Prix, due to the poor weather conditions arriving at the Circuit of…

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  84. Tuesday 20 October 2015

  85. Grosjean adds to F1 presence at RoC 10:21

    Grosjean adds to F1 presence at RoC

    Romain Grosjean has become the fifth current Formula 1 driver to sign up for this year's Race of Champions, which takes place at London's former Olympic Stadium…

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  86. Monday 19 October 2015

  87. Maldonado sure of good points opportunity 10:32

    Maldonado sure of good points opportunity

    Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is optimistic that he continue his run of points at this weekend's United States Grand Prix. Maldonado has twice scored points…

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  88. Saturday 17 October 2015

  89. Lotus moving closer to 2016 driver decision 11:10

    Lotus moving closer to 2016 driver decision

    Lotus Deputy Team Principal Federico Gastaldi has claimed that the outfit has a "pretty good idea" regarding the identity of Pastor Maldonado's partner at the…

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  90. Thursday 8 October 2015

  91. Palmer gets 10th practice outing at Sochi 14:57

    Palmer gets 10th practice outing at Sochi

    Lotus reserve driver Jolyon Palmer is poised to make his 10th free practice appearance of the season with the team at this weekend's Russian Grand…

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  92. Monday 5 October 2015

  93. Feature: Who should replace Grosjean? 08:58

    Feature: Who should replace Grosjean?

    The departure of Romain Grosjean from Lotus has left a vacancy at the squad alongside Pastor Maldonado. GPUpdate.net runs through the possible contenders to…

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  94. Friday 2 October 2015

  95. Grosjean: I would have raced for Renault 09:12

    Grosjean: I would have raced for Renault

    Romain Grosjean says he would have stayed with Lotus for the 2016 season, had French manufacturer Renault completed its planned takeover of the team…

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