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  1. Tuesday 5 December 2017

  2. Hülkenberg: Renault needs 12-18 months 12:02

    Hülkenberg: Renault needs 12-18 months

    Renault needs another 12 to 18 months of progress to realise its ambition of "fighting at the top" again in Formula 1, according to Nico…

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  3. Friday 1 December 2017

  4. Renault says 'extreme' preparation paid off 12:14

    Renault says 'extreme' preparation paid off

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the operation's "extreme preparation" paid off, after it vaulted Toro Rosso to take sixth in the Constructors…

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  5. Tuesday 28 November 2017

  6. Sainz Jr. upbeat despite loose wheel setback 15:40

    Sainz Jr. upbeat despite loose wheel setback

    Carlos Sainz Jr. expressed optimism despite retiring from the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix due to a loose wheel, believing that his four-race stint with…

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  7. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:58

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Valtteri Bottas capped the 2017 Formula 1 campaign with a long overdue win during a less-than-thrilling finale. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and losers…

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  8. Monday 27 November 2017

  9. Pérez slams 'useless' Hülkenberg penalty 06:53

    Pérez slams 'useless' Hülkenberg penalty

    Sergio Pérez has slammed the "useless" penalty given to Nico Hülkenberg following their battle on the first lap of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Renault driver…

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  10. Sunday 26 November 2017

  11. Renault fined for Sainz Jr. unsafe release 16:13

    Renault fined for Sainz Jr. unsafe release

    Renault has been issued with a €5,000 fine for releasing Carlos Sainz Jr.'s car in an unsafe condition during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Sainz Jr., who was…

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  12. Sunday 19 November 2017

  13. Sainz Jr. 'starting to feel at home' with Renault 10:26

    Sainz Jr. 'starting to feel at home' with Renault

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he is beginning to become accustomed to his new surroundings at Renault, following his recent move from Toro Rosso. Sainz Jr., a…

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  14. Monday 13 November 2017

  15. Renault's speed hurt by reliability focus 12:24

    Renault's speed hurt by reliability focus

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul lamented a lack of pace at the Brazilian Grand Prix as the manufacturer focused on reliability after a spate of…

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  16. Saturday 11 November 2017

  17. Marko moves to cool STR/Renault row 15:34

    Marko moves to cool STR/Renault row

    Helmut Marko says there have never been doubts over Renault's parity as an engine supplier, amid a row between the manufacturer and Toro Rosso. Renault chief…

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  18. Toro Rosso hits out at Renault over failures 12:29

    Toro Rosso hits out at Renault over failures

    Toro Rosso has angrily rejected suggestions from power unit provider Renault that the team is culpable for the recent spate of engine issues, and has laid the…

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  19. Sunday 5 November 2017

  20. Renault: P6 in WCC now more realistic 15:42

    Renault: P6 in WCC now more realistic

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has readjusted the marque's goal to finishing sixth in the Constructors' Championship, after accepting fifth is now a "tall…

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  21. Saturday 4 November 2017

  22. Renault: 2018 car will be 'completely new' 09:12

    Renault: 2018 car will be 'completely new'

    Renault Technical Director Nick Chester says the team is building a "completely new car" for next season, despite relative stability in the Formula 1…

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  23. Friday 3 November 2017

  24. GPUpdate gets to know... Nico Hülkenberg 10:08

    GPUpdate gets to know... Nico Hülkenberg

    F1 drivers answer hundreds of questions at each Grand Prix, but how much do we know about their lives away from the track? GPUpdate.net is on a mission to find…

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  25. Thursday 2 November 2017

  26. Horner: Red Bull to remain Renault benchmark 14:09

    Horner: Red Bull to remain Renault benchmark

    Red Bull expects to remain the benchmark for Renault in 2018, despite McLaren taking on the manufacturer's engines, according to team boss Christian…

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  27. Mercedes, Renault express power unit concerns 12:13

    Mercedes, Renault express power unit concerns

    Mercedes and Renault bosses have expressed concerns over the proposed regulatory framework for Formula 1's next power unit cycle, which will begin in…

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  28. Tuesday 31 October 2017

  29. Renault accepts it misjudged PU balance 09:16

    Renault accepts it misjudged PU balance

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul has accepted that the manufacturer misjudged the balance between performance and reliability at the Mexican Grand…

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  30. Monday 30 October 2017

  31. Mexican Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:34

    Mexican Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Max Verstappen breezed to victory after an audacious opening-lap move on Sebastian Vettel, as a delayed Lewis Hamilton clinched the title. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  32. Wednesday 25 October 2017

  33. Renault: 2017 reliability not good enough 12:30

    Renault: 2017 reliability not good enough

    Renault engine chief Rémi Taffin has accepted that the manufacturer has suffered from "too many" reliability issues in 2017, as it pushes on with an aggressive…

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  34. Monday 23 October 2017

  35. Sainz Jr. enthused by Renault debut points 09:06

    Sainz Jr. enthused by Renault debut points

    Carlos Sainz Jr. revelled in a "smooth" weekend as he followed up a Q3 spot with points on his Renault debut at the United States Grand Prix. Sainz Jr.…

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  36. Sunday 22 October 2017

  37. Renault debutant Sainz Jr. targets top six 11:32

    Renault debutant Sainz Jr. targets top six

    Carlos Sainz Jr. believes he can capture a strong points haul on his Renault debut at the United States Grand Prix, after qualifying firmly inside the top…

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  38. Friday 20 October 2017

  39. Penalties for Hülkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley 16:53

    Penalties for Hülkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley

    Renault's Nico Hülkenberg, McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne and Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley will all take power unit-related grid penalties at the United States…

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  40. Tuesday 17 October 2017

  41. Renault: Error-free Austin weekend 'essential' 12:02

    Renault: Error-free Austin weekend 'essential'

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has stressed that an "error-free" weekend at the United States Grand Prix is "essential" in the team's quest to fight for fifth in…

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  42. Sunday 15 October 2017

  43. Sainz Jr. aims to 'hit the ground running' 12:48

    Sainz Jr. aims to 'hit the ground running'

    Carlos Sainz Jr. says he aims to "hit the ground running" with Renault as he prepares to make his first start for the manufacturer in the United States next…

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  44. Monday 9 October 2017

  45. Japanese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 15:28

    Japanese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton strode into a 59-point lead with victory as the spark went out of the title battle following another Ferrari mishap. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  46. Hülkenberg feels DRS issue cost him points 11:42

    Hülkenberg feels DRS issue cost him points

    Renault's Nico Hülkenberg reckons the issue with his Drag Reduction System (DRS) shortly after his pit-stop cost him a points finish at the Japanese Grand…

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  47. Sunday 8 October 2017

  48. Palmer: No hard feelings over Renault exit 10:04

    Palmer: No hard feelings over Renault exit

    Jolyon Palmer insists that he is happy to "move on" with his motorsport career after completing his final race for Renault at the Japanese Grand…

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  49. Saturday 7 October 2017

  50. Sainz Jr. to move to Renault from US GP 12:35

    Sainz Jr. to move to Renault from US GP

    Renault has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will race for the team from the next event, the United States Grand Prix, in place of Jolyon Palmer, and complete…

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  51. Palmer: Japan 'my last race' for Renault 12:11

    Palmer: Japan 'my last race' for Renault

    Jolyon Palmer has revealed that Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix will be his final race for Renault, bringing forward his departure from the team. Renault…

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  52. Palmer joins Alonso with sizeable grid drop 05:50

    Palmer joins Alonso with sizeable grid drop

    Jolyon Palmer will join Fernando Alonso in taking a sizeable grid drop for the Japanese Grand Prix, after Renault fitted new power unit elements to his…

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  53. Friday 6 October 2017

  54. Abiteboul: Budkowski set for April arrival 09:19

    Abiteboul: Budkowski set for April arrival

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has indicated that Marcin Budkowski will officially join the team in April, in a compromise over his period of gardening…

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  55. Budkowski to join Renault as Executive Director 05:38

    Budkowski to join Renault as Executive Director

    Renault has announced the upcoming arrival of former FIA technical department chief Marcin Budkowski as its Executive Director, following recent…

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  56. Wednesday 4 October 2017

  57. Bell: Malaysia a 'wake-up call' for Renault 10:08

    Bell: Malaysia a 'wake-up call' for Renault

    Renault Technical Director Bob Bell labelled the Malaysian Grand Prix as a "wake-up call" after a subdued display by the manufacturer. Renault has made…

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  58. Saturday 30 September 2017

  59. No further action on Verstappen/Palmer clash 09:57

    No further action on Verstappen/Palmer clash

    Stewards at the Malaysian Grand Prix have taken no further action against Max Verstappen or Jolyon Palmer, after their collision during third practice at…

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  60. Thursday 28 September 2017

  61. Sirotkin to make FP1 outing at Malaysian GP 11:51

    Sirotkin to make FP1 outing at Malaysian GP

    Sergey Sirotkin will make another appearance for Renault during the opening free practice session for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix. Sirotkin, 22, joined…

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  62. Saturday 23 September 2017

  63. Palmer: Points a weight off my shoulders 08:58

    Palmer: Points a weight off my shoulders

    Renault's Jolyon Palmer says scoring points in Singapore was a "weight off the shoulders" and feels he can tackle the remaining six Grands Prix with renewed…

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  64. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  65. Brown: Renault move 'not a short-term fix' 07:38

    Brown: Renault move 'not a short-term fix'

    McLaren's decision to part ways with Honda and move to Renault power for the 2018 season "is not a short-term fix", according to McLaren chief Zak Brown, who…

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  66. Monday 18 September 2017

  67. Palmer overjoyed with first points of 2017 14:06

    Palmer overjoyed with first points of 2017

    Renault's Jolyon Palmer expressed his delight at capturing his first points of the 2017 campaign after finishing in sixth place at the Singapore Grand…

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  68. Saturday 16 September 2017

  69. Hülkenberg: P7 is pole position for Renault 17:55

    Hülkenberg: P7 is pole position for Renault

    Nico Hülkenberg has described his seventh-place starting position in Singapore as "pole position" for Renault, given the advantage the top three teams…

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  70. Friday 15 September 2017

  71. Renault: Sainz Jr. signing will boost team 12:22

    Renault: Sainz Jr. signing will boost team

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul believes the recruitment of Carlos Sainz Jr. will drive the manufacturer forward in 2018, as it strives to move up the…

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  72. Sainz Jr. to join Renault for 2018 season 11:48

    Sainz Jr. to join Renault for 2018 season

    Renault has confirmed that Carlos Sainz Jr. will race for the team in 2018, alongside Nico Hülkenberg, completing the manufacturer's driver line-up. Sainz…

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  73. Renault to power McLaren from 2018-20 11:37

    Renault to power McLaren from 2018-20

    McLaren has confirmed that it will use Renaullt power units from the 2018 season, after securing a three-year deal with the French manufacturer, following the…

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  74. Thursday 14 September 2017

  75. Palmer adamant he will see out season 11:54

    Palmer adamant he will see out season

    Jolyon Palmer is adamant that he will complete the remainder of the Formula 1 season in a race seat with Renault, amid reports suggesting Carlos Sainz Jr. could…

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  76. Manager: Sainz Jr. 'close' to Renault deal 11:18

    Manager: Sainz Jr. 'close' to Renault deal

    Carlos Sainz Jr. is "close" to a deal which will see him switch to Renault for the 2018 season, according to his manager, but suggestions he could move as early…

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  77. Saturday 9 September 2017

  78. Renault sure it can still overhaul Williams 16:22

    Renault sure it can still overhaul Williams

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer still has the "capability" to overhaul Williams in the battle for fifth in the Constructors…

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  79. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  80. Renault should not 'go crazy' over Monza 09:56

    Renault should not 'go crazy' over Monza

    Nico Hülkenberg says Renault should not "go crazy" over its performance at the Italian Grand Prix, as the team lacked straight line speed and he struggled for…

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  81. Sunday 3 September 2017

  82. Brown: Alonso stay 'very likely' with Renault 17:36

    Brown: Alonso stay 'very likely' with Renault

    Fernando Alonso would be "very likely" to stay with McLaren for the 2018 campaign if the team switches to Renault power, according to Zak Brown. McLaren is…

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  83. Alonso says stewards were 'having a beer' 16:41

    Alonso says stewards were 'having a beer'

    Fernando Alonso says that the Italian Grand Prix stewards "must have been having a Heineken" with what he felt was a lenient penalty for Jolyon…

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  84. Saturday 2 September 2017

  85. Renault drivers join Italian GP penalty list 12:54

    Renault drivers join Italian GP penalty list

    Renault drivers Nico Hülkenberg and Jolyon Palmer have joined the penalty list for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix, after new power unit elements were fitted…

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  86. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  87. Renault cautious over Italian GP prospects 08:38

    Renault cautious over Italian GP prospects

    Renault says it is adopting a cautious approach to this weekend's Italian Grand Prix due to the high-speed nature of the Monza circuit. Renault has emerged…

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  88. Tuesday 29 August 2017

  89. Hülkenberg boosted as Renault fourth-best 11:00

    Hülkenberg boosted as Renault fourth-best

    Nico Hülkenberg was encouraged as Renault again proved to be the fourth-quickest team at the Belgian Grand Prix, in the wake of recent development…

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  90. Monday 28 August 2017

  91. Horner: Renault engine service 'below par' 10:12

    Horner: Renault engine service 'below par'

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says engine supplier Renault is providing a "below par" service after another failure on Max Verstappen's car at the Belgian…

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  92. Sunday 27 August 2017

  93. Palmer gets five-place drop for new gearbox 12:36

    Palmer gets five-place drop for new gearbox

    Jolyon Palmer has been hit with a five-place grid penalty for the Belgian Grand Prix after mechanics fitted a new gearbox inside his Renault after…

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  94. Saturday 26 August 2017

  95. Renault still lacking answers after Kubica test 08:46

    Renault still lacking answers after Kubica test

    Renault Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul says the manufacturer did not get all the answers it wanted from Robert Kubica's return to Formula 1 test action…

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  96. Friday 25 August 2017

  97. Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks 18:14

    Renault downplays McLaren link amid talks

    Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has confirmed that the manufacturer held talks with McLaren over a potential 2018 engine deal, but has dismissed the prospect of…

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  98. Thursday 24 August 2017

  99. Palmer focused on 2017 results, not future 14:46

    Palmer focused on 2017 results, not future

    Jolyon Palmer says he is "not even thinking about next year", amid speculation about his future, insisting that his focus is on performing over the second half…

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  100. Tuesday 22 August 2017

  101. Renault to update engine at Spa, Monza 09:04

    Renault to update engine at Spa, Monza

    Renault will bring software and hardware updates to the Belgian and Italian Grands Prix, as it pushes to close the gap to rival power unit…

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  102. Kubica 'delivered well' in 2017-spec F1 test 08:12

    Kubica 'delivered well' in 2017-spec F1 test

    Robert Kubica "delivered well" on his official Formula 1 test return at the Hungaroring earlier this month, according to Renault chief Cyril…

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  103. Wednesday 16 August 2017

  104. Mid-season review: Renault's steady progress 09:02

    Mid-season review: Renault's steady progress

    GPUpdate.net continues its mid-season review by reflecting on Renault's slow and steady progress since its full-time return, with wildly contrasting fortunes…

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  105. Friday 11 August 2017

  106. Latifi: F2 results will determine F1 chances 17:06

    Latifi: F2 results will determine F1 chances

    Renault-affiliated Formula 2 driver Nicholas Latifi says his results across the remainder of the campaign will determine whether he has a chance to step up to a…

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    Video: Renault drivers talk about 'le aerocat'...

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