Renault R.S.17

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Renault R.S.17
2017 British Grand Prix (35804248341).jpg
Nico Hülkenberg driving the R.S.17 at the 2017 British Grand Prix
CategoryFormula One
ConstructorRenault
PredecessorRenault R.S.16
SuccessorRenault R.S.18
Technical specifications[1][2]
ChassisMoulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Suspension (front)Upper and lower carbon fibre wishbone and pushrod activated torsion springs and rockers
Suspension (rear)Upper and lower carbon fibre wishbone and pullrod activated torsion springs and rockers
Width2,000 mm (79 in)
Height950 mm (37 in)
Axle trackF: 1,600 mm (63 in)
R: 1,550 mm (61 in)
EngineRenault R.E.17 turbocharged 1.6L (98 cu in) V6 engine, limited to 15,000 RPM in a mid-mounted, rear-wheel drive layout
Electric motorMotor Generator Unit–Kinetic and
Motor Generator Unit–Heat
TransmissionRenault semi-automatic sequential gearbox with eight forward and one reverse gear
Weight728 kg (1,605.0 lb) (incl. driver)
FuelBP
LubricantsCastrol EDGE
BrakesBrembo carbon brake discs, pads and calipers
AP Master cylinders
TyresPirelli P Zero (Dry/Slick)
Pirelli Cinturato (Wet/Treaded)
OZ Racing Wheels: 13"
Competition history
Notable entrantsRenault Sport F1 Team
Notable drivers27. Germany Nico Hülkenberg
30. United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer
55. Spain Carlos Sainz, Jr.
Debut2017 Australian Grand Prix
RacesWinsPodiumsPolesF.Laps
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The Renault R.S.17 is a Formula One racing car designed and constructed by the Renault Sport Formula One Team to compete during the 2017 Formula One season. The car was initially driven by Nico Hülkenberg and Jolyon Palmer.[3] Hülkenberg joined the team after Kevin Magnussen left the team at the end of the 2016 season, while Palmer was replaced by Carlos Sainz Jr. from the 2017 United States Grand Prix onwards. The R.S.17 made its competitive début at the 2017 Australian Grand Prix.

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant Engine Tyres Drivers Grands Prix Points WCC
AUS CHN BHR RUS ESP MON CAN AZE AUT GBR HUN BEL ITA SIN MAL JPN USA MEX BRA ABU
2017 Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault R.E. 17 P
Nico Hülkenberg 11 12 9 8 6 Ret 8 Ret 13 6 17† 6 13 Ret 16 Ret Ret Ret 10 6 57 6th
Jolyon Palmer Ret 13 13 Ret 15 11 11 Ret 11 DNS 12 13 Ret 6 15 12
Carlos Sainz Jr. 7 Ret 11 Ret
Notes
  • † – Driver failed to finish the race, but was classified as they had completed greater than 90% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pirelli confirms new three-year F1 deal to 2019". f1fanatic.co.uk. Keith Collantine. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  2. ^ "R.S.17 Technical Specification". renaultsport.com. renaultsport.com. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  3. ^ "F1 - 2017 Provisional Entry List". Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile. 6 December 2016. Archived from the original on 6 December 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2016.