News 2018 (132)
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Nico fought through an eventful first lap, managed his tyres well and was able to take advantage of a safety car period for his second stop to be in the fight for the positions ahead come the end of the 56-lap race. Carlos fought a similar race to finish ninth, also challenging for the position ahead on the final lap.
Logan Sargeant (R-ace GP) takes his first Formula Renault Eurocup win in the opening race of the 2018 season.
2017 Rookie of the Year, Max Fewtrell (R-ace GP) claimed the pole position at the conclusion of the first qualifying session of the Formula Renault Eurocup season.
The final day of the pre-season Formula Renault Eurocup collective tests went the way of Max Fewtrell (R-ace GP).
Signature of 3 new partnership conventions with:
Ecole de la 2ème chance en Yvelines
And the Institut de l’Engagement
Groupe Renault posted its best first quarter in terms of sales volumes in 7 years.
Groupe Renault took advantage of market growth, with a 3.1% increase in sales, and reported its best PC + LCV sales volumes since 2011.
The group placed five vehicles in the top-ten PC models, including Clio in the number-one spot, and four in the top-five LCV models, with Kangoo taking the top spot.
Dacia posted a record first quarter. Sandero was the second top-selling passenger car to consumer sales and the New Duster got off to an excellent start.
Renault Sport Racing's Customer-Competition organization is evolving, with the arrival of Benoît Nogier as Commercial Racing Director. At the same time, Vincent Gaillardot becomes Technical Racing Director, in addition to his duties in Formula E.
After setting the best time on both days at Hockenheim, Yifei Ye (Josef Kaufmann Racing) was again the driver to beat on day two of the collective tests at Circuit Paul Ricard.
The Renault Captur range has been extended with the addition of a new limited-edition S-Edition version which is exclusively available with a more powerful engine.
Bespoke styling and sporty embellishments, with prices (in France) starting from €23,300.
Technology package includes R-Link Evolution, Blind Sport Warning and Easy Park Assist.
Since its formation 120 years ago Renault has had three lives. That of the company’s founder (1898-1944), that of the Régie Nationale des Usines Renault (RNUR), wholly owned by the French State (1945-1995), and that of Renault SA (1995-present).
The Clio Cup France will provide spectators with a thrilling spectacle when the season kicks off on French circuits at the Coupes de Pâques at Nogaro on 1-2 April. The field comprises no fewer than 38 cars – a record since 2009 – so it’s anybody’s guess who will succeed Marc Guillot!
Nick Reeve (Romford) and the Specialized Motorsport team celebrated a dream debut in Renault UK Clio Cup Junior with victories in both the championship’s opening two rounds of 2018 at Silverstone (Sun 25 March).
- Renault Kangoo Van Z.E.33 voted ‘Best Electric Van’ at VansA2Z & Van Fleet World 2018 Van Awards
- Kangoo Van Z.E.33 praised for its real world range of 124 miles and minimal running costs
- Kangoo Z.E.33 is available in a variety of body styles, including Van, Maxi and Crew Van
- Kangoo Van Z.E.33 is supported by the specialised, business-focused Renault Pro+ dealer network
- Priced from £14,194.67 plus VAT (including Plug-in Van Grant)
Renault Sport Formula One Team opened up its 2018 account with both Nico Hülkenberg and Carlos Sainz finishing in the top ten in today’s Australian Grand Prix. Nico started from P7 on the grid and finished in that same position whilst Carlos started ninth and finished tenth. Both drivers ran to a one-stop strategy in a race where all the Renault-powered cars finished in the top ten.