Meet the Renault F1® Team
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.
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.
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.
RENAULT E-TECH 19
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|Number of cylinders||6|
|Pressure charging||Single turbocharger, unlimited boost pressure (typical 5 bar abs)|
|Fuel flow limit||100kg/h|
|Permitted Fuel quantity per race||110kg|
|Number of valves||4 per cylinder, 24|
|Fuel||Direct fuel injection|
ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEMS
|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|
|Energy recovered by MGU-H||Unlimited|
|Number of Power Units permitted per driver in 2018||3 ICE/Turbo/MGUH and 2 MGUK/ES/CU|
|Total horsepower||More than 950hp|