Motorsport Formula 1

Meet the Renault F1® Team

Nico Hülkenberg

Nico Hülkenberg joined the Renault F1® Team in 2017, already boasting an impressive track record. He made his mark in Formula 1 in 2010, after winning titles in Formula BMW, A1GP and the GP2 Series. Nico also excelled by taking a pole position at Brazil during his first season in the elite, and won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race with Porsche upon his first attempt in 2015.

Daniel Ricciardo

With an already successful Formula 1 career to date, Daniel Ricciardo joined the Renault F1® Team this year.  His past accomplishments include no less than seven wins, 29 podiums and three pole positions. His journey to Formula 1 included four years of racing under Renault power across the junior categories in the Formula Renault 2.0 Championship, World Series by Renault and Formula Renault 3.5, before making the step up to Formula 1 midway through the 2011 championship.

The Car

Renault R.S.19

Competing in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, this year's Renault F1®Team consists of the Renault R.S. 19 chassis, developed and manufactured in Enstone, UK.  The new sports car is powered by a 1.6 litre turbocharged engine and has unlimited boost pressure, boasting more than 950 horsepower.  Featuring an eight-speed carbon gearbox and 'quickshift' system, the R.S. is a purpose-built racing car with sleek, aerodynamic characteristics.

The Engine



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Displacement 1.6L V6
Number of cylinders 6
Rev limit 15,000rpm
Pressure charging Single turbocharger, unlimited boost pressure (typical 5 bar abs)
Fuel flow limit 100kg/h
Permitted Fuel quantity per race 110kg
Configuration 90° V6
Bore 80mm
Stroke 53mm
Crank height 90mm
Number of valves 4 per cylinder, 24
Fuel Direct fuel injection


MGU-K rpm Max 50,000rpm
MGU-K power Max 120kW
Energy recovered by MGU-K Max 2 MJ/lap
Energy released by MGU-K Max 4 MJ/lap
MGU-H rpm >100,000rpm
Energy recovered by MGU-H Unlimited


Weight Min 145kg
Number of Power Units permitted per driver in 2018 3 ICE/Turbo/MGUH and 2 MGUK/ES/CU
Total horsepower More than 950hp