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Williams and Renault reunite to try and relight the championship fire

July 4, 2011

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Williams have signed up to race with Renault engines from next season, re-creating a once championship winning partnership. It’s a bold move from an outfit which has been sliding ever further back down the grid. At times this year, the once great Williams team has almost appeared to be in the clutches of Team Lotus […]

Raikkonen heading to Renault? Seems unlikely

September 14, 2010

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Kimi Raikkonen is apparently looking to return to Formula One with Renault, Autosport is reporting today. The Finn is presumably looking to replace Vitaly Petrov at the team but I can’t see why Renault would do it. Even if his Ferrari wages were slashed, the pay demand from the enigmatic Raikkonen would still likely be […]

Mid season review part three: The front runners

August 27, 2010

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In reality, there have been two championships contested this year with a major fight among the best drivers in the best cars taking all of the spoils. It’s been an extraordinary performance from several squads, putting most of the grid totally in the shade in any conditions. 1st Red Bull Racing – 312 points Adrian […]

Kubica and Renault moving in unison

July 7, 2010

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Robert Kubica has announced a two year extension with Renault, in a positive move for both the Pole and the French outfit. Just months ago, Renault were wavering on the brink of an exit from Formula One. In the wake of crashgate, there was little expectation the team would survive. And yet. In Robert Kubica […]

Is Kubica leaning towards a stick rather than twist?

June 29, 2010

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Autosport is reporting Robert Kubica is on the brink of a longer term deal with Renault, a move which would virtually lock up the driver market over this coming winter. With McLaren, Red Bull and Ferrari already committed to their top drawer line ups and Mercedes showing little interest in changing, the decision would be […]

Crashgate ends with new bans for Briatore and Symonds

April 12, 2010

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Flavio Briatore has tonight apologised for the first time his role in crashgate, which saw Nelson Piquet Jr deliberately crash his Renault at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix. Both Briatore and Pat Symonds have reached a settlement with the FIA following a French court over turning their lifetime and five years bans respectively, meaning neither […]