Presents the Renault Z. E. 17, team to beat in Formula E


Alain Prost and Jean-Paul Driot, co-owners of the Renault team and.Dams, Jérôme Stoll, and Cyril Abiteboul on behalf of Renault Sport and the drivers Sébastien Buemi and Nico Prost have been responsible for presenting in Paris the new Renault Z. E. 17, single-seater with which the French brand will compete in the ‘Season Four’ of the Formula E. With three titles of computers in the pocket, the great aim of Renault and.Dams in the season 2017-18 is to recover the scepter of pilots and Sébastien Buemi lost in Montreal in front of Lucas di Grassi. One of the great attractions of this act has been the premiere of the new pound of Z. E. 17.

the decoration of The Renault Z. E. 17 presents an updated design with respect to his predecessor as they are kept blue as a main color, but with different details in white along the wing front and rear, in addition to the pontoons. two Other white lines follow the silhouette of the chimney and of the rear area of the cockpit until his behind. At the level of sponsors, Renault and.Dams maintains the support of HP, Richard Mille, 8JS, and Lemo, in addition to adding the support of Acronis. Despite the remarkable number of sponsors, the design of the car is pretty clean in general terms.

During the presentation, Cyril Abiteboul has commented: “Renault has developed multiple synergies between Formula 1 and Formula E. For the ‘Season Four’, the challenge of Renault consists of balancing resources to defend the three titles for teams and prepare for the ‘Season Five’, which is characterized by major changes in the regulations“. In this line, , Alain Prost he added: “I’m happy to pick up the canvas and show the colours that we will use this year. Our goal is the same for the last three years, winning the drivers championship and teams. The competition will be tougher than ever, but we have joins team very good and a technical partner very solid as is Renault“.

For their part, the pilots have also expressed their desire to compete. Sebastien Buemi stated: “I’m glad with the arrival of the new season and more with the fact to welcome an ePrix of Switzerland, my country of origin. It is a dream come true. Zurich is the largest city in the country and it will be amazing to run there. I’m impatient for all of this“. For his part, Nico Prost explained: “it is Always a pleasure to compete in the new cities, but I’m also happy to go back to cities such as Hong Kong, Paris, New York or Montreal. I Hope to discover new destinations. It will be a very intense season“.

List of entries of the season 2017-18 of the Formula E

Team Pilot 1 Pilot 2
Andretti Formula E
Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler
Dragon Racing Jerome D’ambrosio Neel Jani
DS Virgin Racing Sam Bird Alex Lynn
Mahindra Racing Nick Heidfeld Felix Rosenqvist
NIO Formula E Team
Panasonic Jaguar Racing Nelson Piquet Jr. Mitch Evans
Renault and.dams Sebastien Buemi Nico Prost
Techeetah Jean-Eric Vergne André Lotterer
Venturi Formula E Team Maro Engel