Renault Alpine A442 n.2 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 1978

RENAULT ALPINE A442B n.2

RENAULT ALPINE A442B n.2

HISTORY

The Renault Alpine A442B n.2 is the winning car of the 24 Hours of Le Mans of 1978. The car designed by the collaboration between the French manufacturer and the Alpine, was an evolution of the A442 of the year before, on the cockpit was mounted a windshield Plexiglas to increase the top speed of 8 km/h, but forcing the riders to a sacrifice in driving due to the heat it caused.

Pironi and Jaussaud won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1978
with the Renault Alpine A442B n.2, the second and third place were the Porsche 936/78 of the Martini Racing Porsche System team, respectively the n.6 of Wollek, Barth and Ickx five laps and the n.7 of Haywood, Gregg and Joest spaced seven laps. The French team brought the A443 version to the race with a longer wheelbase and a more powerful engine, which commanded the race for eighteen hours but was forced to retire due to engine problems.

CHASSIS

Renault Alpine A442B
Aluminium reinforced steel spaceframe
Length: 4800 mm
Width: 1840 mm
Height: 1300 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs ventilated
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Renault Gordini CHS 1997 cc V6 90° Turbo
Power: 368 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Hewland TL200 MK2 manual five rapports.
Differential: Rear mechanical locking differential
Tank Capacity: ? lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1978 with drivers Didier Pironi, Jean Pierre Jaussand

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

RENAULT R26 n.1

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

Spark - Renault Z.E. 15 n.9 winner Formula E World Champion 2016 with Buemi

SPARK – RENAULT Z.E. 15 n.9

SPARK – RENAULT Z.E. 15 n.9

HISTORY

La Spark – Renault Z.E. 15 n.9 is the car that won the Formula E World Championship in the 2015/2016 season. In the second year of the electric championship the regulation of the supply of electric motors is changed, now the stables can build the engine on their own but the frame and the batteries remain the same for each team.

Sebastien Buemi at the helm of Spark – Renault Z.E. 15 n.9 won the Formula E World Championship in the 2015/2016 season, winning its first drivers’ title. The Renault e.dams team driver fought the whole season with ABT Schaeffler from Brazil, Lucas di Grassi. The World Cup was decided at the last race in London where the Brazilian dammed the Swiss rider in the first corners and was disqualified. Buemi in season won three races: Beijing, Punta del Este and Berlin.

CHASSIS

Single seater (FIA Formula E)
Spec Spark chassis in composite fiber construction made of carbon fiber with aluminum honeycomb core, tested for strict FIA crash and safety standards, front, rear and side crashers from CFRP, front and
rear rollbars
Length: 5000 mm
Width: 1790 mm
Height: 988 mm
Brakes:discs front and rear
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Renault Z.E. 15
Battery: Single motor with high grade permanent magnet, single inverter integrated with the motor
Power: 170 kW plus FanBoost
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Transversal Gearbox, high efficiency geartrain, mechanical differential

RESULT

Winner Formula E World Champion 2016 with driver Sebastien Buemi
ePrix winner: ePrix of Beijing 2016, ePrix of Punta del Este 2016, ePrix of Berlin 2016