To celebrate their 2005 F1 championship victory, and the last race for the V10 engines, the Renault team persuaded one of their V10's to sing! The solo performance of the Queen classic "We are the Champions" was performed by one of Renault's RS25 V10 engines at the teams dyno testing facility in France.
RS25 project leader Axel Plasse, pictured at right with his pride and joy, explained that making an engine "sing" is a fairly simple matter of finding the engine rpm that generates an exhaust sound of the right frequency for each musical note. The engine management system of the dyno is then programmed to manage engine rpm and duration to "sing the song."

Freddy Mercury would be proud! The song is available for download at the Renault F1 Team website.



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