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Posted on Sunday, October 8, 2017

Palmer enjoys last race with Renault

It was an emotional day at the Suzuka International Circuit as Renault Sport Formula One Team bid a fond farewell to Jolyon Palmer.The Brit drove a strong race, gaining six positions in the Japanese Grand Prix to finish twelfth his last race with the team. Palmer started the race from P18 on a new set of Soft tyres pitting on lap 39 for new Supersofts. “We had a solid last race, we started from the back and with one more lap, I think we could […]

Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017

Hülkenberg:

Renault Sport Formula One Team ended the first day of practice for the Grand Prix du Canada just shy of the top ten with Nico Hülkenberg posting the twelfth fastest time of the day, a 1min 14.604secs. Both Hülkenberg and Palmer had trouble-free day running through standard FP1 and FP2 programmes at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal. “That was a standard Friday for us and we did everything we needed to do", says Hülkenberg. "As ever, I think we can make some more improvements to […]

Posted on Sunday, May 14, 2017

Renault moves up to seventh in standings

Renault Sport F1 Team secured its best-ever finishing position of sixth place thanks to a strong drive from Nico Hülkenberg in the Spanish Grand Prix. The German made a good start from thirteenth to seventh, managing a further position up untill the end of the race. Hülkenberg’s finish is one place better than the team’s previous best, seventh, scored by Kevin Magnussen in last year’s Russian Grand Prix. Jolyon Palmer endured a tough Grand Prix employing a three-stop strategy from his P17 start to finish in fifteenth. Today’s result moves […]

Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2017

Hulkenberg scores Renault's second point finish

Renault Sport Formula One Team secured its second points-scoring finish of 2017 with a robust eighth place from Nico Hülkenberg in the Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom. Hulkenberg started eighth then ran a mammoth 40-lap stint on his qualifying Ultrasort tyres before changing to the Supersoft tyres for a final 12-lap bid to wrestle seventh place from Esteban Ocon.  “I’m really happy with the strategy we ran today; there wasn’t too much left from the tyres at the end of that first stint, but […]

Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2017

Palmer enjoys first top 10 qualifying result

Jolyon Palmer qualified in the top ten for the first time in his Formula 1 career at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday. The Brit staged a good recovery after a tricky weekend so far; following a difficult FP3 by improving steadily all the way through the qualifying session. Palmer will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from 5th row, behind Williams' Felipe Massa.  “It’s my best ever qualifying; Q3 for the first time, and I’ve seen a full hour of qualifying, which is nice", Palmer says. "I’m happy, especially as we had a […]

Posted on Sunday, April 9, 2017

Renault endurs frustrating race

Renault Sport Formula One Team endured a frustrating Chinese Grand Prix with Nico Hülkenberg finishing 12th and Jolyon Palmer finishing 13th after an eventful 56 lap race at the Shanghai International Circuit. Hulkenberg’s qualifying performance was undone in the race by an early pit stop for dry tyres, followed by an incident on track requiring a Virtual Safety Car which negated any advantage the strategy could have provided. The same Virtual Safety Car also undid the potential of an early stop for dry tyres for […]

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017

Renault completes troubled practice session

Renault Sport Formula One Team completed the first official practice sessions of the 2017 season with Nico Hülkenberg and Jolyon Palmer taking the RS17 out on the Albert Park Circuit on Friday. Hülkenberg had a trouble-free day, setting the ninth fastest lap time, a 1min 25.478secs. The German completed a full programme with a number of set-up changes and longer runs in FP2. “I would say it’s been a pretty reasonable first Friday of the season and we’ve got a decent base to work from. […]

Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Renault retains Palmer for 2017

Renault confirms that it will retain Jolyon Palmer for the 2017 Formula 1 season. Palmer will join the recently-announced Nico Hülkenberg to complete the team’s driver line-up for next year. Twenty-five year old Jolyon Palmer won the GP2 Series in 2014 and joined Renault as the third driver at the start of the 2015 season, graduating to race driver in 2016. He has started 18 grand prix to date, scoring his first world championship point at this year’s Malaysian GP. “We are delighted to retain […]

Posted on Sunday, October 2, 2016

Palmer joins point-scorer club

Jolyon Palmer scored his maiden Formula One point in today’s Malaysia Grand Prix thanks to a clean drive and a one-stop strategy that allowed him to beat Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz. The Renault’s driver put his disappointment from yesterday’s qualifying behind him to deliver in emphatic fashion his tenth-placed finish from P19 on the grid. “Point-scorer: It feels good! I’m really happy, I think the whole week has been really positive. The race was really smooth - I wish it was always so straightforward! “I […]

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016

Palmer aims for stronger result in Singapore

After a highly frustrating early exit from the Italian Grand Prix Jolyon Palmer is hoping for a Singapore slingshot on the streets of Marina Bay. Spa and Monza were not the easiest tracks for Renault but Palmer believes Singapore offers more of an opportunity for the team. The GP2 champion reckons he is driving better than ever at the moment and is keen to return to a track where he was victorious in the past. “I love Singapore and it’s a totally different challenge from […]

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2016

2016 Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

Transcript of the Thursday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix. Drivers – Marcus Ericsson (Sauber), Felipe Nasr (Sauber), Jolyon Palmer (Renault), Sergio Perez (Force India), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing), Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Congratulations on your marriage last week. NIKE AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO While your private life is settled, clearly you will be looking for a new partner in a professional sense next year, as a team-mate at Williams. adidas zx flux damskie What kind […]

Posted on Sunday, July 10, 2016

Gearbox problem ends troublesome Renault showing

Renault drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer both retired from the British Grand Prix due to worsening gearbox problems with the RS.16. Renault endured another troublesome performance at Silverstone as neither Magnussen nor Palmer challenged for the top 10 before retiring. Palmer was also skewered by an issue in the pit lane as neither driver reached the chequered flag. "We tried our best but unfortunately we were just not quick enough today," said Magnussen. "We suspected something might be wrong with the gearbox towards the […]