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autoviva2017-02-23 15:26:54

Renault unveils RS17 for the 2017 F1 season

New Renault RS17 gets an all-new engine that is expected to improve the team's results

 
 
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Rear wing of the RS17 has been re-shaped and at the front it also gets the same thumb-tip nose design

Renault Sport F1RenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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team has chosen London to present its RS17RS17Renault RS17France, 2017 > 20176 photos
for the 2017 Formula One season. The new F1 car from the French teamRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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gets an all-new engine that has a complete new concept that is expected to bring forward the team in the order. New design is similar to the other two cars unveiled so far.

All-new RE17 engine for the new Renault RS17

 
The biggest change for the the 2017 season in RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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is definitely the new RE17 engine. The new powertrain was completely developed from scratch in an attempt to go away from the previous engine failure that almost sent Red BullRed BullRed BullAustria, 2004 > present12 models
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away from RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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engines.
 
According to the team the new RE17 has allowed the new RS17RS17Renault RS17France, 2017 > 20176 photos
to gain 0.3 seconds per lap in comparison with the previous engine. RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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hopes it can bring the same pace to races and improve its results this season.
 

New Renault RS17 design

 
For the 2017 season RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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has followed the same design changes as Williams
Williams is the first to unveil design for F1 2017
and Sauber
Sauber unveils the new C36
. The rear wing of the RS17RS17Renault RS17France, 2017 > 20176 photos
has been re-shaped and at the front it also gets the same thumb-tip nose design. 
 
Expected to be featured on all cars this year, the new RS17RS17Renault RS17France, 2017 > 20176 photos
also features a shark fin at the back.
 

Renault's goals for the 2017 Formula One season

 
In 2017 RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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will be expecting to improve its race results and also its overall rankings in the Constructors World Championship. Its goal for the season is to finish at least in fifth position as this season the whole car and structure is completely controlled by the Renault Sport F1 TeamRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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.
 
Nico Hulkenberg and Sergey Sirotkin will make the honors of driving the new RS17RS17Renault RS17France, 2017 > 20176 photos
car. While Hulkenberg is just arriving to RenaultRenaultRenaultFrance, 1898 > present189 models
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, joining from Force India, Sirotkin is already a member of the  family and has been promoted from third driver to a place on the 2017 grid.
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