Renault motorsports formula one team have had a huge overhaul in their aerodynamics department for the upcoming 2021 regulations which were revealed last week on Friday, there have been major upgrades to the technical rules and in order to understand them better and extract the maximum performance from the car Renault motorsports formula one team is overhauling the entire aerodynamics department which the team says is a part of the bigger picture at Renault.
The French auto manufacturer has hired Dirk de Beer who rejoins the team after having stints at Ferrari and Williams, his expertise in the aerodynamic field and his experience in Ferrari will be of pivotal importance to the team who are struggling this season after becoming the 4th best constructor in the 2018 season of formula one.
This year they had a mega signing in the form of ex-Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo who jumped to Renault after the summer break last season as he was unhappy with his ex-team partnering up with Honda an unknown entity in formula one last the McLaren-Honda days which were worst at best. The partnering drive this year was Nico Hulkenberg, who has been with Renault for two and a half seasons now and hasn't been retained by the team for next season. His seat has been given to a Mercedes drivers' academy driver Estaban Ocon who is also a French national and will be driving for the team next season. Estaban couldn't secure a drive for he this year as his seat got taken by Lance stroll at Racing Point, whose father Lawrence Stroll led the consortium to buy the financially ailing Force India from Indian Liquor Baron Vijay Mallya. He was a reserve driver for Mercedes and his efforts and time at the simulator has helped the team achieve their sixth consecutive double championship, a record which will be held for a very long period of time in the history of the sport.
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