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McLaren, Honda confirm F1 divorce, coupling with new partners

McLaren announced Renault partnership today, Honda with Toro Rosso

Everything is as expected.

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This 79-year-old is now the oldest person to drive an F1 car

An 800-horsepower Renault Sport F1 car is no joke.

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High-performance Renault Zoe on hold after tremendous range losses

Renault considered building a Zoe electric hot hatch, but it abandoned the project due to a lack of range on the track.

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Renault reveals new racecar, driver lineup for F1 return

Renault revealed its new F1 challenger and confirmed Kevin Magnussen for the race seat as part of its comprehensive racing plan for 2016, bringing Infiniti back along for the ride in the process.

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RS 01 Interceptor is a Nissan GT-R powered police concept

See what would happen if the French police converted the GT-R-powered RS 01 racer into a highway pursuit vehicle in this video from Renault Sport.

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Renaultsport ratchets up new Megane RS 275

Renault rolls out more compelling and powerful versions of its Mégane RS hot hatch, including a new entry-level Cup model and a better-equipped Nav version.

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Renault yanking support from Formula Renault 3.5 series

The Formula Renault 3.5 Series will have to find another name and another patron as the French automaker will no longer support the pivotal racing series.

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Renault debuts Sandero RS, Duster Oroch in Argentina

Renault is revealing two new and refreshingly basic models at the Buenos Aires Motor Show: a pickup version of the Dacia Duster and a little pocket rocket.

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Renault R.S. 01 says hello before debut in Moscow

What does the "RS" in the Renault Clio RS and Megane RS mean? Well, unlike Audi and Porsche, it doesn't stand for Renn Sport. No, it's actually a signifier that said hot hatch has been breathed upon by Renault Sport, the French manufacturer's answer to Volkswagen's R models, Ford's ST hatches and Opel/Vauxhalls's OPC and VXR lines. Its production of forbidden fruit aside, Renault Sport has another project on the burner – the RS 01.

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Renault replaces top F1 leadership

Renault is a company accustomed to winning in Formula One. In the past ten years alone, it has claimed an unfathomable six world championships, first with Fernando Alonso two years in a row and then powering Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing to four consecutive titles. But suffice it to say that things haven't been going so well this season since the introduction of the new hybrid turbocharged V6s as Mercedes-Benz has stolen its thunder. The teams it supplies aren't happy, and neither is the

E.dams announces drivers, title sponsor Renault for Formula E

What's the difference between Formula One and Formula E? Both are sanctioned by the FIA and have been attracting experienced grand prix drivers for races around the world. But there is, first of all, the obvious fact that (though F1 may have gone hybrid by now) Formula E will be all-electric. Another major difference between the two, however, is the way the teams work.

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Renault developing new Sport Trophy with 500 hp

If you're ever in Europe and have the chance to stop by a World Series by Renault event, you'll be in for a treat. For one thing, the tickets are free. For another, they take place at some of the best circuits Europe has to offer, like Monza, Monaco, Spa and the Nürburgring. It's produced some of the best racing drivers in the world, including multiple F1 champions Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso, Le Mans winner Marc Gené and three-time WTCC champ Andy Priaulx. And it includes a

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Renault gunning for sub-8-minute Nürburgring lap time

UPDATE: A previous version of this article erroneously suggested Renault was aiming for a sub-8-second lap time. Clearly, this was a rather humorous typo, and it's been fixed. Thanks for all who pointed out the mistake in the Comments!

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Red Bull and Renault renew partnership for five more years

Of all the automakers that have supplied engines to Formula One teams over the years, few have seen Renault's level of success. But while the French automaker scored world championships with its own team in 2005 and 2006, the bulk of its achievements have historically come as supplier to independent teams.

Renault Megane RS 250 Monaco Grand Prix Limited Edition gilds the lily

Typically, when Renault comes out with a Monaco or Silverstone GP edition or something similar, it's targeted at those who'd like to get their hands on a full-fat Renaultsport model but can't quite get there. This time, however, the Monaco Grand Prix edition packs everything you'd expect from a Megane RS, and then some.

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