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VIDEO. RenaultSport R.S. 01. First Outing

RaceSunday, October 26th, 2014

RenaultSport’s latest racer – the R.S. 01 – made its first outing on-track this week in Jerez. The debut run was part of the 10th anniversary of the World Series by...

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Renault Clio RS. Farewell. Journals

JournalsSaturday, October 4th, 2014

And time on crankandpiston.com Journals comes to a close as, with a heavy heart, Dan says goodbye to the Renault Clio RS. What can I say about the Clio RS, that...

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RenaultSport R.S. 01. Who needs Caterham?

RaceWednesday, August 27th, 2014

RenaultSport unveils the R.S. 01, the 493bhp LMP prototype that will offer racers a springboard onto the GT and endurance racing scene from 2015 onwards. Just when we thought, with its...

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Renault Clio RS. Therapy sessions. Journals

JournalsSaturday, June 28th, 2014

This month Dan explains why the Renault Clio RS helps him feel ‘more manly’ It would seem that, as a fella, I am slowly losing control over things I do that...

Renault Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-R Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record (full version)

Renault Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-R. Nürburgring...

RoadTuesday, June 17th, 2014

The Renault Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-R has broken the FWD Nürburgring Nordschleife lap record. Here is the full lap. For many folk it is still a matter of debate if Nürburgring...

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Renault buys out Caterham’s stakes in Alpine ...

RoadFriday, June 13th, 2014

Renault buys out Caterham’s stakes in Alpine joint-venture and confirms commitment to produce the first Alpine-badged vehicle since 1994. The Société des Automobiles Alpine Caterham, the partnership between Renault and Caterham...

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Renault Clio RS. New arrival. Journals

JournalsSaturday, May 3rd, 2014

crankandpiston welcomes a ‘scary little car’ – a Renault Clio RS – to the fold. So maybe I should start right back at the beginning. Born in 1977, I grew up...

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Renault KWID Concept. Drone-ing on

RoadSaturday, February 8th, 2014

Renault unveils the ‘Bollywood-inspired’ KWID, complete with mini drone. Described as a ‘robust yet joyful vehicle’, the new quirkily titled KWID Renault concept is – as you might expect – totally...

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Renault Concept Car. One week to go

RoadThursday, January 30th, 2014

Renault reveals intriguing teaser trailer for a new concept car. The last time we checked in with Renault, they were handing Formula 1 pilots Mark Webber and Charles Pic a couple...

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Could we see an Infiniti engine in Formula 1 so...

RaceThursday, December 5th, 2013

Maybe – Infiniti is certainly talking about changing the name of the Red Bull powertrain to reflect the two firms’ increasing collaboration. Infiniti could push to have its name on Red...

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Mark Webber vs Charles Pic in Renault Twizys. D...

LifestyleTuesday, October 29th, 2013

Formula 1’s Mark Webber and Charles Pic take part in a Renault Twizy drag race in Dubai ahead of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. You’re a nine-time Grand Prix winner, with...

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F1 Preview. Indian Grand Prix. 2008 – A R...

RaceSaturday, October 26th, 2013

Ahead of the country’s inaugural event in 2011, the ING Renault Formula 1 team – including Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet Jr – visited New Delhi to demonstrate their donut skills...