Renault's F1 plans: the full story

Renault's F1 plans: the full story

A return to team ownership? Infiniti or even Datsun branded engines? Alain Prost on the pitwall? DIETER RENCKEN gets to the bottom of the rumours surrounding the Renault/Nissan alliance's F1 strategy

One of the most unconventional alliances - yet arguably the most successful - in the motor industry is the Renault/Nissan partnership, which melds French flair and Japanese efficiency to produce a range of vehicles which enable both brands to resist the onslaught of emerging manufacturers (think Korean and Chinese) and, crucially, the global economic crisis.

Just consider the number of once-ubiquitous brands to have disappeared over the past five years...

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