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Renault sets date for 2016 car livery unveiling

Renault Sport F1 is preparing to launch its complete 2016 car livery for the new season in Melbourne on 16th March
Renault Sport F1 is preparing to launch its complete 2016 car livery for the new season in Melbourne on 16th March, two days before the season gets underway with the Australian Grand Prix.

Having completed the takeover of the former Lotus F1 team during the winter, Renault unveiled an interim livery at its team presentation in Paris which was used during pre-season testing.

It is believed the glossy black with yellow highlights is likely to be inverted so the RS16 is predominantly yellow which would match the team's kit and garage decoration.

Renault is preparing for its return as a fully-fledged team in F1 for the first time since 2010 when it scaled back its efforts and became an engine supplier.

The French manufacturer has shaken up the team's driver line-up with third and reserve driver Jolyon Palmer graduating into the race seat vacated by the Haas-bound Romain Grosjean, while Kevin Magnussen has replaced Pastor Maldonado after his sponsorship deal fell through.



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Kevin Magnussen (DEN) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16. 25.02.2016.
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27.11.2016 - Race, Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16 and Esteban Gutierrez (MEX) Haas F1 Team VF-16
27.11.2016 - Race, Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16 and Jenson Button (GBR)  McLaren Honda MP4-31
27.11.2016 - Race, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR11 and Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-16
27.11.2016 - Race, Kevin Magnussen (DEN) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16
27.11.2016 - Race, Felipe Nasr (BRA) Sauber C34 leads Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-16
27.11.2016 - Race, Kevin Magnussen (DEN) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16 and Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05
27.11.2016 - Race, Esteban Gutierrez (MEX) Haas F1 Team VF-16 leads Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-16
27.11.2016 - Race, Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-16 leads Esteban Gutierrez (MEX) Haas F1 Team VF-16
27.11.2016 - Race, Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16 leads Jenson Button (GBR)  McLaren Honda MP4-31
27.11.2016 - Kevin Magnussen (DEN) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16
27.11.2016 - Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16
27.11.2016 - Jerome Stoll (FRA) Renault Sport F1 President
27.11.2016 - Kevin Magnussen (DEN) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16
27.11.2016 - Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team VF-16, Felipe Nasr (BRA) Sauber C34 and Fernando Alonso (ESP) McLaren Honda MP4-31
27.11.2016 - Renault Sport F1 Team group photo, Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16 and Kevin Magnussen (DEN) Renault Sport F1 Team RS16

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