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Alonso, Piquet Sign Renault Extension
Alonso, Piquet Sign Renault Extension

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / It is now official! Fernando Alonso and Nelsinho Piquet will be racing for Renault for at least one more season. The French team issued a statement earlier today, confirming the drivers' lineup...

 
Honda Hails Engine Performance Equalization
Honda Hails Engine Performance Equalization

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / The latest decision (well, it's yet to be implemented) by the International Automobile Federation concerning engine equalization inside the sport starting 2009 has raised many pros and cons wit...

 
Piquet: Renault Might Choose Grosjean
Piquet: Renault Might Choose Grosjean

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / With most of the attention now on the title fight between Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa, people might forget about other action within the F1 paddock. The last few days left us clueless on the lin...

 
Briatore Switches Bet On Hamilton
Briatore Switches Bet On Hamilton

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / Flavio Briatore changed his approach on the title fight before the Brazilian Grand Prix, admitting the he was wrong to slam Hamilton's chances of winning the championship this season. Following...

 
Renault Deny Standard Engine Rumors
Renault Deny Standard Engine Rumors

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / Following the latest rumors regarding the possibility of Renault considering the Cosworth units for their 2010 F1 programme, the French manufacturer issued a quick statement earlier today, dismissin...

 
Briatore Congratulates Worthy Hamilton
Briatore Congratulates Worthy Hamilton

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / Flavio Briatore praised Hamilton for becoming the youngest driver ever to be crowned F1 champion despite his struggling performance in Brazil. The Renault boss, previously tipping Massa for winning ...

 
Renault to Announce Drivers' Lineup on Wednesday
Renault to Announce Drivers' Lineup on Wednesday

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / Unlike Honda, Renault have confirmed that they'll announce their 2009 drivers lineup as early as this week, so the French team could get on with their testing for the upcoming season. Shortly a...

 
Briatore’s Lawyer: FIA’s World Council Can’t Exist Anymore
Briatore’s Lawyer: FIA’s World Council Can’t Exist Anymore

7 Jan 2010, 15:10 UTC / Flavio Briatore’s lawyer, Philippe Ouakrat stepped up today to state that in his opinion the FIA can’t win anything by appealing to the French court’s decision. Ouakrat argued the ...

 
FIA Says Briatore Is Still Guilty in Crash-Gate
FIA Says Briatore Is Still Guilty in Crash-Gate

6 Jan 2010, 10:22 UTC / Although the Paris' Tribunal de Grande Instance overturned the FIA's lifetime ban for Flavio Briatore, the international motor racing body still claims that the 59-year old Italian is very...

 
Media: Renault and Briatore Admit to Race-Fixing
Media: Renault and Briatore Admit to Race-Fixing

16 Sep 2009, 14:54 UTC / Following the statement released to the media by Renault F1 Team earlier today, in which the French manufacturer announced Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds are no longer members of the team, it is be...

 
FOTA Want Mosley Out, or else No FIA Deal
FOTA Want Mosley Out, or else No FIA Deal

23 Jun 2009, 08:59 UTC / Formula One teams seem to have prepared very carefully for the following stages of the political crisis. Following the immense support from racing fans worldwide and the planning of a potential brea...

 
Briatore: "Mosley Is No Example in His Private Life"
Briatore: "Mosley Is No Example in His Private Life"

22 Jun 2009, 13:21 UTC / Renault boss Flavio Briatore hit back at FIA president Max Mosley for his “loonies” jibe over the FOTA members last week, arguing that last year's report of British newspaper News o...

 
Ecclestone: "F1 Crisis is About Power"
Ecclestone: "F1 Crisis is About Power"

16 Jun 2009, 06:39 UTC / Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone insisted that today's politic crisis inside the sport is not because the FIA and the FOTA are having different ideas on how to make the Great Circle better, b...

 
Renault Secures MegaFon Deal for 2009
Renault Secures MegaFon Deal for 2009

5 Jun 2009, 10:43 UTC / Flavio Briatore revealed his team has signed a new financial agreement with an important sponsor ahead of this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul. According to a press release issued by R...

 
Mosley: "Teams Are Being Unreasonable"
Mosley: "Teams Are Being Unreasonable"

3 Jun 2009, 13:35 UTC / FIA president Max Mosley finally gave us a glimpse of what the ruling body thinks of the new Formula One Teams Association demands on the 2010 regulations. As most of us were expecting, the 69-year ...

 
Briatore May Purchase Renault F1 Team
Briatore May Purchase Renault F1 Team

28 May 2009, 09:24 UTC / According to some reports in the Italian and Dutch media, it seems Italian boss Flavio Briatore is considering buying the Renault F1 team from the French manufacturer. The rumor appeared in both the...

 
FOTA to Hold London Meeting on Wednesday
FOTA to Hold London Meeting on Wednesday

27 May 2009, 09:07 UTC / The Formula One Teams Association is set to meet later today, in London, to further discuss their position regarding the budget cap and tow-tier concepts of the 2010 FIA-imposed regulations. Such a ...

 
Briatore Slams New F1 Entries
Briatore Slams New F1 Entries

27 May 2009, 08:24 UTC / Renault team boss Flavio Briatore joined Ferrari's CEO Luca di Montezemolo in mocking the policy adopted by the FIA regarding the entry of GP2 teams into Formula One in 2010. “We are ...

 
Alonso Tired of Mid-Pack Struggle
Alonso Tired of Mid-Pack Struggle

26 May 2009, 06:54 UTC / Nobody can deny the fact that two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso has done everything right in order to bring Renault back to the top of the standings. While returning to Enstone to drive a subpar ...

 
FIA Rejects FOTA Proposal for Deadline Extension
FIA Rejects FOTA Proposal for Deadline Extension

26 May 2009, 06:28 UTC / The International Automobile Federation (FIA) rejected the Formula One Teams Association's (FOTA) proposal for a delay in the 2010 entry list deadline, scheduled on May 29th. Due to the quit ro...