The first to show their colours in 2016 is Renault with their new RS16, unveiled at their Technocentre in Paris today. They are reborn out of the ashes of Lotus GP after a protracted buyout that was finalised at the tail end of 2015.
It certainly feels like a fresh start for Renault, gone are the PDVSA logos after their relationship with the Venezuelan energy company fell through, and consequently we wave goodbye to the notorious Pastor Maldonado. They now have a new livery and a renewed driver line-up in Jolyon Palmer and Kevin Magnussen, both of whom have fine racing credentials.
Renault have adopted a pragmatic approach and say they want to be on the podium within 3 seasons. With the major shake-up of the rules for 2017, they could get there sooner.
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