Renault will head to Monza with "renewed confidence" after Daniel Ricciardo's victory in the Belgian Grand Prix.

Ricciardo took his third victory of the season - and second in succession - at Spa by taking advantage of a collision between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Ricciardo's cause was also helped by the recovering Rosberg struggling to pass Sebastian Vettel in the other Red Bull, highlighting the improvements Renault has made this season.

Head of track operations Remi Taffin said the result was partly down to an even closer working relationship with Red Bull this year and insists Renault will not fear Monza as a result.

"We came into the weekend with cautious expectations, knowing it would take some luck, but we took full advantage of the conditions [at Spa]," Taffin said. "A victory at an engine circuit where we were expected to struggle shows the never give up, never surrender mentality we have at Renault Sport F1 and how the knocks just make us work harder and smarter.

"In the past few months we have been working even closer with Red Bull and today was an example of optimizing a chassis and engine package. This clear direction and streamlining is playing dividends.

"Reliability is obviously now the key, and enhancing the package where we can. F1 is hard work, but also luck, and we had this [on Sunday]. We'll now carry forward this renewed confidence to Monza."



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