Renault R26 n.1 winner Formula 1 World Champion 2006 with Alonso

RENAULT R26 n.1

HISTORY

The Renault R26 n.1 is the winning car of the Formula 1 World Championship in 2006. After the world championship won the year before with the Renault R25, the team directed by Flavio Briatore, presented the new car designed by Bob Bell and Tim Densham, compared to the previous one there were small aerodynamic updates.

Fernando Alonso with the Renault R26 n.1 won the Formula 1 World Championship in 2006, for the Spanish rider was the second and last world title. The season was marked by the challenge between Alonso and Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari. The World Championship was decided at the last race in Interlagos, with nine points ahead Alonso managed the race and crossed the finish line the second position, repeating the world championship of the year before. Renault thanks to the performance of Giancarlo Fisichella won the constructors’ title.

CHASSIS

Renault R26
carbon-fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Length: 4800 mm
Width: 1800 mm
Height: 950 mm
Brakes: Carbon Discs
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Renault RS26 2400 cc (146 cu in) V8 90° naturally aspirated, mid engined, longitudinally-mounted
Power: 578 kW
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Renault seven speed and one reverse titanium longitudinal sequential semi-automatic transmission
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner Formula 1 World Champion 2006 with driver Fernando Alonso
GP winner: GP of Bahrain 2006, GP of Australia 2006, GP of Spain 2006, GP of Monaco 2006, GP of Great Britain 2006, GP of Canada 2006, GP of Japan 2006

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