Tag: Alpine

Alpine is a French Racing team that used to be called Renault.

Alpine F1 Team, first competed as BWT Alpine F1 Team.

It is a Formula One constructor which made its debut at the start of the 2021 Formula One World Championship.

Th team is owned by the French automotive company Groupe Renault.

They were previously called the Renault F1 Team. The team was rebranded for 2021 Formula One season to promote Renault’s sports car brand, Alpine.

The team operates as the Renault’s works team.

The chassis design and construction and management duties of the team is based in Enstone, Oxfordshire, England.

The engine is designed and built in Viry-Châtillon, a suburb of Paris, France. The team competes with a French license.

The team is rated as a mid-level player, and does not have the impetus to challenge the three top teams -(Red bull, Ferrari and Mercedes.)

With the teams 2021 relaunch they hired Fernando Alonso out of retirement. The promise was that they would get him to the front of the pack.

This did not happen and Fernando has moved to Aston Martin for the 2023 season.

The two drivers contracted for 2023 are Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon.  These are two drivers who have previously had a difficult relationship.