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Is Renault coming back to F1?

Is Renault coming back to F1?

Renault remains committed to Formula 1 “for eternity” by making the series the “backbone” of its Alpine brand, according to group CEO Luca de Meo. Renault opted to rebrand its works F1 team as Alpine ahead of the 2021 season as part of a wider overhaul of the group’s brands and car companies.

Is Renault pulling out of F1?

The Renault F1 team is here to stay in F1 but they will race under a new name – Alpine. And Fernando Alonso is still one of their drivers alongside Esteban Ocon. Alonso had retired from the sport in 2018 when he cited a lack of on-track racing and predictability of results.

Why did Renault fail in F1?

THE FUTURE. Renault initially underestimated the demands of F1 and that five-year plan must now be seen as at least a seven-year plan. And while that means the five-year original plan ultimately failed, the fact that the team is on the way up again after last year’s troubles is encouraging.

Why Renault is not there in F1 2021?

Renault have become Alpine and Racing Point have become Aston Martin for the 2021 Formula 1 season, adding to the recent list of rebranded teams in the sport. The 2020 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix may have been the last time we see the names Racing Point and Renault competing in Formula 1.

When did Renault last win F1?

Renault in Formula One

Formula One World Championship career
Drivers’ Championships 11 (1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Race victories 169
Podiums 461
Points 7941.5

Who is Aston Martin replacing in F1?

Aston Martin Formula One Team (2021–) Sergio Pérez was under contract to drive for them until 2022, but he was replaced by four-time World Drivers’ Champion Sebastian Vettel, who previously drove at Ferrari, for the 2021 championship.

Why did Red Bull leave Renault?

The 32-year-old chose to leave Red Bull for Renault ahead of 2019, saying at the time that making the move was “one of the most difficult decisions to take in my career so far” but that he needed a “fresh and new challenge”.

Who owns Force India now?

Lawrence Stroll
Background. On 27 July 2018, Force India Formula One Team Limited, the operator of Force India Formula One Team for eleven seasons, was put into administration. By 2 August 2018 its assets were purchased by Racing Point UK Limited, a company created by a group of investors led by Lawrence Stroll.

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