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Which F1 teams use Renault engines?

Which F1 teams use Renault engines?

2021 Formula 1 Team/Driver Line-Up

Team Engine Drivers
Alpine Renault Fernando Alonso Esteban Ocon
Ferrari Ferrari Charles Leclerc Carlos Sainz
Alpha Tauri Honda Pierre Gasly Yuki Tsunoda
Alfa Romeo Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen Antonio Giovinazzi

How many F1 teams use Renault engines?

Though the works team was rebranded in the Alpine name for 2021, the team has continued to develop and run its F1 engines under the Renault name. Renault is the only engine manufacturer in F1 with just one team after McLaren switched to Mercedes for 2021.

Is Renault a good F1 team?

As a team owner Renault has won two constructors’ and drivers’ championships, while as an engine manufacturer it has 12 constructors’ and 11 drivers’ championships. It has collected over 160 wins as engine supplier, ranking fourth in Formula One history.

Why did Renault fail in F1?

At the Bahrain Grand Prix, Renault suffered the ignominy of both cars retiring within a few hundred metres of each other with unrelated power unit problems. This was made worse by some bold pronouncements made by Abiteboul about how upgrades would get Renault back to the front of the midfield.

Why are Renault changing to Alpine?

And why did they change its name to Alpine this season? This year, Renault boss Luca De Meo reorganized the company to put greater focus on its four key brands – Renault, Dacia, Alpine, and New Mobility. Alpine is their sports car brand, and it made sense to promote it via the greatest motor-racing sport on Earth.

What engine does Alpha Tauri use?

Honda engine
AlphaTauri had Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly drive for them in their debut season. The team remained with the Honda engine, being the team’s engine partner since the 2018 season.

Are Renault leaving F1?

The Renault F1 team is here to stay in F1 but they will race under a new name – Alpine. The Renault boss Luca De Meo has reorganized the company in order to place a greater focus on key brands Renault, Dacia, Alpine and New Mobility.