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Annoyingly, but perhaps unsurprisingly, the hype of the start of the F1 season has seemingly been replaced by negativity and recency bias.
Daniel Ricciardo will need to develop a “harder skin” and “more patience” if he wants to triumph in this year’s midfield battle, says Cyril Abiteboul.
Daniel Ricciardo felt under-prepared for his home race, saying he is “too busy pleasing everyone else” after retiring from the Australian GP.
Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo has blamed himself after both he and team-mate Nico Hulkenberg were eliminated in Q2 at Albert Park.
Renault boss, Cyril Abiteboul, has bemoaned the strength of ‘B-team’ outfits such as Toro Rosso following the first day of action in Melbourne, Australia.
Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo says he would be happy if he repeated his P8 finish in FP2 come qualifying on Saturday.
It is that time of year when everyone has a prediction about the season ahead with Mika Hakkinen saying he doesn’t believe Honda can take the fight to Ferrari or Mercedes.
The good news for Renault is that Daniel Ricciardo doesn’t expect to be on the “back row of the grid”, the bad news, he also doesn’t expect the front row.
Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo doesn’t expect to be ahead of his former team come the season-opener in Melbourne.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is unsure whether the new 2019 wings will lead to major improvments in overtaking.
Ferrari are in a race of their own but behind them, Renault’s technical director Nick Chester believes it is “super-close.”
Daniel Ricciardo has played down the impact the new aero rules will have on this year’s racing, saying it won’t make a “massive difference.”
There is a quiet sense of optimism in the Renault garage as teams begin to take stock of their pre-season preparations.
Sergey Sirotkin is hoping to use his Renault reserve driver role as a platform from which to launch his bid for a return to the Formula 1 grid.
There is “no hard evidence” that Renault are the leading midfield team; that’s according to new signing Daniel Ricciardo.
Sergey Sirotkin is back at Renault after being named as their reserve driver for the 2019 season.
Nico Hulkenberg has said he is not concerned about the prospect of a very tight midfield battle in Formula 1 this season.
Nico Hulkenberg will not take advantage of the new driver weight rules in 2019 as he prefers his ???happy place???.
Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg believes the newly-designed 2019 rear wing is like having a “parachute” on the straights.
Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo said testing gave him a few scenarios to suggest the 2019 aerodynamic changes could aid overtaking.
Formula 1 has spent the past four days testing at the Circuit de Catalunya where Renault may have set the pace but Mercedes completed the most laps.
Missing more than a quarter of pre-season testing as their FW42 was delayed, Renault chassis chief Nick Chester says he feels for Williams.
Renault are now back fully functioning at the Circuit de Catalunya after Daniel Ricciardo’s spin on Tuesday.
Daniel Ricciardo has likened his sudden spin on the second day of testing at Barcelona to the DRS being stuck open.
Such is the difference with this year’s new wider rear wing that Nico Hulkenberg has likened it to “pulling a parachute” down the straight.
Daniel Ricciardo has revealed that Red Bull’s mishandling of last year’s Baku clash played a role in his decision to leave the team.
They may have already unveiled their liveries, but on Monday F1 finally had its first look at the Renault and Racing Point entries.
Daniel Ricciardo believes it would have been a bigger risk staying at Red Bull and failing than coming to Renault and not winning
Renault managing director Cyril Abitebouls said the team cancelled all holidays over the winter to work on the R.S 19 – inspired by Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren driver Carlos Sainz hopes Renault will deliver on the hype over their 2019 engine for his new team.