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2011-02-28 18:00:00

GENEVA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti, the global luxury automotive brand from Japan, announced today a marketing agreement with Formula One World Champions, Red Bull Racing Renault, covering the 2011 and 2012 F1 seasons. Leveraging the co-operative power of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, a unique triumvirate has been created with Red Bull Racing, focused on high-profile marketing and technical activities around Formula One. (Photo:...

2009-09-04 16:04:49

The World Motor Sports Council has ordered Renault to answer charges of intentionally causing a crash at last year's Singapore Grand Prix. The ruling Friday by Formula One's governing body, FIA, said the move helped Spain's Fernando Alonso win the race. In a statement, the FIA said representatives from the French team have been told to appear before a special meeting Sept. 21 in Paris. (Renault) conspired with driver Nelson Piquet to cause a deliberate crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix,...

2006-08-24 08:32:05

By Alan Baldwin ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso believes Renault will be more than a match for Formula One rivals Ferrari for the rest of the season despite being stripped of a performance-boosting damper device. The world champion shrugged off an appeal court's decision to back the International Automobile Federation, the sport's governing body, and ban the 'mass damper' used by the title-winning team since September last year. "We accept the decision, as is logical, and we...

2006-06-29 14:20:15

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Renault's Fernando Alonso is bracing himself for his toughest test of the year in Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix. After winning the last four races, and six out of nine so far, Formula One's youngest champion leads Ferrari's Michael Schumacher by a hefty 25 points. But the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has never been kind to the 24-year-old Spaniard, who has yet to finish in four visits to the 'Brickyard' and remains cautious about his chances of...

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