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  1. Wednesday 25 May 2016

  2. Ricciardo, Magnussen get Renault upgrades 14:04

    Ricciardo, Magnussen get Renault upgrades

    Daniel Ricciardo and Kevin Magnussen will receive upgraded Renault engines this weekend, after the B-spec power unit was sampled during last week's test in…

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  3. Saturday 21 May 2016

  4. Renault set to bring engine upgrade to Monaco 08:42

    Renault set to bring engine upgrade to Monaco

    Renault is set to bring its B-spec power unit to next weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, following positive feedback during the in-season test at the Circuit de…

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  5. Wednesday 18 May 2016

  6. Magnussen wants new engine in Monaco 13:40

    Magnussen wants new engine in Monaco

    Kevin Magnussen has made clear that he would like Renault to introduce its upgraded power unit at the Monaco Grand Prix, but admits the decision is out of his…

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  7. Tuesday 17 May 2016

  8. Ocon encouraged by Renault engine gains 18:29

    Ocon encouraged by Renault engine gains

    Esteban Ocon labelled Renault's B-spec engine as "really good" as the upgraded power unit was trialled for the first time during in-season testing at the…

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  9. Sunday 15 May 2016

  10. Magnussen penalised for Palmer collision 18:14

    Magnussen penalised for Palmer collision

    Kevin Magnussen has been handed a time penalty and two points on his license after he collided with Renault team-mate Jolyon Palmer during the closing stages of…

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  11. Thursday 12 May 2016

  12. Magnussen: One-lap pace a 'weak point' 15:30

    Magnussen: One-lap pace a 'weak point'

    Kevin Magnussen has accepted that Renault's primary weakness so far in 2016 is its qualifying pace, though is adamant that gains need to be made across several…

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  13. Wednesday 11 May 2016

  14. 15:03

    Video: Renault filming day at Silverstone

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  15. Sunday 8 May 2016

  16. Palmer gets new chassis for Spain 11:44

    Palmer gets new chassis for Spain

    Renault driver Jolyon Palmer will use a new chassis at next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix following the rookie's difficult start to the 2016 season. Palmer…

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  17. Saturday 7 May 2016

  18. Renault planning B-spec engine for test 11:52

    Renault planning B-spec engine for test

    Renault is planning the first major development since its Formula 1 comeback after confirming that a 'B-spec' power unit will be trialled during the post-race…

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  19. Ocon gets Renault post-race running 08:46

    Ocon gets Renault post-race running

    Renault reserve driver Esteban Ocon will receive a day's worth of running with the manufacturer after it confirmed its line-up for the post-race test session in…

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  20. Tuesday 3 May 2016

  21. Renault to hold Silverstone filming day 09:02

    Renault to hold Silverstone filming day

    Renault will hold a Formula 1 filming day at Silverstone this Friday, with free admission for spectators. Race drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer will…

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  22. Sunday 1 May 2016

  23. Magnussen pleased to end points drought 16:44

    Magnussen pleased to end points drought

    Renault driver Kevin Magnussen ended his and the manufacturer's points drought with a spirited drive to seventh place at the Russian Grand Prix. Magnussen…

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  24. Ocon to get FP1 outing at Spanish GP 16:29

    Ocon to get FP1 outing at Spanish GP

    Renault test and reserve driver Esteban Ocon will take part in free practice for the Spanish Grand Prix later this month, the Frenchman confirmed on…

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  25. Palmer sure Renault has solved issues 08:42

    Palmer sure Renault has solved issues

    Renault rookie Jolyon Palmer is confident that the outfit has addressed the issues which he believes have held him back across recent weeks. Palmer brought…

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  26. Friday 29 April 2016

  27. Renault praises Sirotkin for FP1 showing 15:21

    Renault praises Sirotkin for FP1 showing

    Renault has praised new test driver Sergey Sirotkin for doing a "very positive job" during first practice for his home Grand Prix in Russia. GP2's Sirotkin…

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  28. Tuesday 26 April 2016

  29. Vasseur has confidence over Sirotkin 09:35

    Vasseur has confidence over Sirotkin

    Renault's Frédéric Vasseur says he has confidence in Sergey Sirotkin's abilities as the Russian prepares to make his first outing with the team at Sochi this…

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  30. Sirotkin gets Renault role, FP1 outing 09:08

    Sirotkin gets Renault role, FP1 outing

    GP2 racer Sergey Sirotkin has joined Renault as a test driver and will make his first appearance for the team during free practice on home soil in Russia this…

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  31. Sunday 24 April 2016

  32. Renault boss targets chassis progress 10:54

    Renault boss targets chassis progress

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer needs to improve the chassis side of its RS16 after making engines gains across the start of the…

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  33. Saturday 23 April 2016

  34. Palmer hoping for upturn in form 16:18

    Palmer hoping for upturn in form

    Renault rookie Jolyon Palmer says he is hoping to revert to the performance level which he enjoyed on his Formula 1 debut in Australia, after a troublesome…

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  35. Monday 18 April 2016

  36. Palmer slumps to last in 'tough' race 14:30

    Palmer slumps to last in 'tough' race

    Jolyon Palmer says the balance of his RS16 was "all over the place" as he and Renault endured a dismal showing at the Chinese Grand Prix. Palmer started from…

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  37. Friday 15 April 2016

  38. Magnussen hit by suspension problem 10:46

    Magnussen hit by suspension problem

    Renault Racing Director Frédéric Vasseur says that a problem with the suspension on Kevin Magnussen's RS16 was to blame for lack of running at the Chinese…

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  39. Pirelli: FP1 incidents 'not tyre related' 06:51

    Pirelli: FP1 incidents 'not tyre related'

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has confirmed that Felipe Massa and Kevin Magnussen's issues during first practice for the Chinese Grand Prix were "not tyre…

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  40. Thursday 14 April 2016

  41. 09:12

    Video: Renault launch behind-the-scenes

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  42. Wednesday 13 April 2016

  43. Renault signs Chinese karter to academy 12:55

    Renault signs Chinese karter to academy

    Renault has added Chinese karter Sun Yue Yang to its young driver academy, the fifth member of the revived scheme. Renault brought back its junior programme…

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  44. Sunday 10 April 2016

  45. Palmer eager for recovery in China 12:30

    Palmer eager for recovery in China

    Jolyon Palmer is confident that he and Renault will be able to regroup at next weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, following a lacklustre showing in…

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  46. Vasseur wary of shifting Renault focus 10:24

    Vasseur wary of shifting Renault focus

    Renault team boss Frédéric Vasseur says the outfit must be wary not to shift its focus to 2017 prematurely in order to avoid overlooking what it needs to do…

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  47. Saturday 9 April 2016

  48. Magnussen eyes points in 'normal' race 14:50

    Magnussen eyes points in 'normal' race

    Renault driver Kevin Magnussen says he wants to have a trouble-free race in China next weekend as he bids to score the team's first points of 2016. Magnussen…

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  49. Monday 4 April 2016

  50. Magnussen: Renault 'has reason to smile' 14:20

    Magnussen: Renault 'has reason to smile'

    Kevin Magnussen says that Renault can be optimistic about the future despite missing out on points for the second successive race in Bahrain. Magnussen was…

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  51. Sunday 3 April 2016

  52. Magnussen explains weighbridge drama 13:06

    Magnussen explains weighbridge drama

    Renault driver Kevin Magnussen has described the circumstances that led to him being hit with a pit lane start for Sunday evening's Bahrain Grand…

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  53. Monday 28 March 2016

  54. Vasseur: Renault pace a 'good surprise' 13:05

    Vasseur: Renault pace a 'good surprise'

    Renault Racing Director ‎Frédéric Vasseur has described the manufacturer's pace as a "good surprise" and believes the outfit can compete on merit with…

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  55. Sunday 27 March 2016

  56. Magnussen: Renault clearly a 'top team' 09:06

    Magnussen: Renault clearly a 'top team'

    Kevin Magnussen is convinced that Renault is a top Formula 1 team, as the manufacturer made its return to the sport as a full works outfit in Australia last…

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  57. Friday 25 March 2016

  58. Renault clears new front wing for Bahrain 12:38

    Renault clears new front wing for Bahrain

    Renault will run its new front wing design on both its cars at the Bahrain Grand Prix, following a successful evaluation with Kevin Magnussen at the season…

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  59. Palmer 'more relaxed' after Formula 1 debut 09:08

    Palmer 'more relaxed' after Formula 1 debut

    Renault driver Jolyon Palmer says that he will head into next weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix feeling slightly "more relaxed" after a strong Formula 1 debut in…

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  60. Monday 21 March 2016

  61. Renault chiefs sure points not far away 08:46

    Renault chiefs sure points not far away

    Renault chiefs are confident that the manufacturer will be able to score points soon after narrowly missing out upon its return to Formula 1 as a full works…

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  62. Sunday 20 March 2016

  63. Palmer frustrated to miss out on debut points 13:03

    Palmer frustrated to miss out on debut points

    Jolyon Palmer confessed he was frustrated to narrowly miss out on a top 10 finish as he made his Formula 1 debut for Renault at the Australian Grand…

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  64. Saturday 19 March 2016

  65. Magnussen encouraged by Renault strength 09:08

    Magnussen encouraged by Renault strength

    Renault driver Kevin Magnussen says the returning manufacturer did not expect to make it through to the second knockout session of qualifying at the Australian…

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  66. Friday 18 March 2016

  67. Renault has changed development approach 11:35

    Renault has changed development approach

    Renault's Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the outfit has changed its approach to power unit development, taking the focus away from the importance of the…

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  68. Thursday 17 March 2016

  69. Palmer: Renault expectations 'pretty low' 07:56

    Palmer: Renault expectations 'pretty low'

    Jolyon Palmer has admitted that Renault's expectations for the upcoming Formula 1 season are "pretty low", as it returns to the sport as a full-fledged works…

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  70. Wednesday 16 March 2016

  71. 08:55

    Video: Renault launches 2016 colours

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  72. Renault unveils full 2016 race livery 08:53

    Renault unveils full 2016 race livery

    Returning Formula 1 manufacturer Renault has unveiled a matte yellow livery for its RS16, which will be raced by Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer, after a…

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  73. Monday 14 March 2016

  74. GP2's Latifi joins Renault as test driver 12:21

    GP2's Latifi joins Renault as test driver

    Canadian racer Nicholas Latifi has joined Renault's revived works team as a test driver. Latifi, 20, spent 2015 racing full-time in the Formula Renault 3.5…

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  75. Sunday 13 March 2016

  76. Renault recruitment drive to last 18 months 14:46

    Renault recruitment drive to last 18 months

    Renault Chief Technical Officer Bob Bell believes it will be 18 months before the returning manufacturer is up to full strength at its Enstone base. Renault…

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  77. Saturday 12 March 2016

  78. Magnussen eyes points on Renault debut 14:22

    Magnussen eyes points on Renault debut

    Kevin Magnussen is optimistic that Renault will be able to compete for the points-paying positions when both he and the team return to action in Australia next…

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  79. Tuesday 8 March 2016

  80. Renault to unveil new livery next week 08:58

    Renault to unveil new livery next week

    Renault is set to unveil its full 2016 race livery ahead of next weekend's Australian Grand Prix, having used an interim colour scheme since its return to…

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  81. Monday 7 March 2016

  82. Renault 'pleasantly surprised' with RS16 11:48

    Renault 'pleasantly surprised' with RS16

    Renault technical chief Bob Bell says the manufacturer has been "very pleasantly surprised" by the characteristics of the RS16, following a hectic…

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  83. Saturday 5 March 2016

  84. Palmer: Pre-season 'a little bit disastrous' 08:06

    Palmer: Pre-season 'a little bit disastrous'

    Joylon Palmer has admitted that pre-season preparations for his rookie campaign have been a "little bit disastrous" as he suffered the bulk of the reliability…

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  85. Sunday 28 February 2016

  86. Ocon: DTM better preparation than GP2 14:42

    Ocon: DTM better preparation than GP2

    GP3 champion Esteban Ocon says he pushed for a race seat in the DTM over GP2 because he feels that the touring car series will better prepare him for Formula…

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  87. Magnussen: I'm not here for revenge 07:23

    Magnussen: I'm not here for revenge

    Kevin Magnussen sealed a late return to the Formula 1 grid for the 2016 season, replacing Pastor Maldonado at Renault's new works effort. GPUpdate.net spoke…

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  88. Saturday 27 February 2016

  89. Magnussen almost accepted DTM chance 15:20

    Magnussen almost accepted DTM chance

    Kevin Magnussen says that he almost accepted an opportunity to race in the DTM championship this year, before his chance to return to Formula 1 with Renault…

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  90. Vasseur says early Renault placing irrelevant 12:22

    Vasseur says early Renault placing irrelevant

    Renault Racing Director Frédéric Vasseur says it does not matter where the team places at the start of the season as the outfit's long-term goal is to emerge…

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  91. Thursday 25 February 2016

  92. Magnussen admits to nerves on return 08:19

    Magnussen admits to nerves on return

    Kevin Magnussen has admitted that he felt nervous ahead of his return to Formula 1 action with Renault during testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on…

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  93. Tuesday 23 February 2016

  94. Renault ends second test day early 14:56

    Renault ends second test day early

    Renault has ended the second day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya earlier than planned, following a stoppage for Jolyon…

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  95. Friday 12 February 2016

  96. Wolff: Wehrlein, Ocon in F1 'on merit' 10:17

    Wolff: Wehrlein, Ocon in F1 'on merit'

    Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says that he is "proud" to see young drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon take on Formula 1 roles for the 2016…

    F1
  97. Tuesday 9 February 2016

  98. 12:16

    Video: Rémi Taffin outlines Renault task

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  99. In photos: Magnussen's journey to Renault 11:20

    In photos: Magnussen's journey to Renault

    Last week, Kevin Magnussen's return to Formula 1 was confirmed, with the Dane securing a seat at the works Renault team. In this photo feature, GPUpdate.net…

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  100. Palmer: Maldonado 'not a bad driver' 10:06

    Palmer: Maldonado 'not a bad driver'

    Jolyon Palmer has defended Pastor Maldonado's abilities behind the wheel after the Venezuelan lost his Formula 1 drive at Renault ahead of the 2016…

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  101. Taffin: Renault integration will take time 08:52

    Taffin: Renault integration will take time

    Renault's Engine Technical Director Rémi Taffin says it will take time for the two sides of the reformed outfit to work effectively, as the manufacturer plots…

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  102. Monday 8 February 2016

  103. 11:02

    Video: Nick Chester on Renault chassis

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  104. Renault wants 'stable base' from RS16 08:56

    Renault wants 'stable base' from RS16

    Renault's Chassis Technical Director Nick Chester says the squad wants a "stable base" from its 2016 car, the RS16, and it should be seen as an evolution of the…

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  105. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Palmer on F1 debut

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