Renault Racing
The Renault brothers saw the point of Motorsport right from the start of their business, as it proved the performance and reliability of their cars and gained valuable publicity. However Marcel Renault was killed in a race in 1903 and after that the Renault family let others drive their car. The first ever Grand Prix race in 1906 was won by a Renault. Marcel Renault won the 1902 Rallye Paris-Vienna in the year before he was killed and Rallying was a strong part of Renault's motorsport efforts, aided by tuning from Gordini and Alpine cars built out of Renault components. Renault entered Formula One racing in 1977 and campaigned some of the earliest turbocharged F1 cars. renault-powered cars have also competed in Sports Car racing and won at Le Mans.
Renault Alpine
Renault Alpine
Renault Turbo
Renault Turbo
Ferry 750 1955
Ferry 750 1955
Ferry 750 1955. Pierre Ferry built this Sports Car in 1955 using a Renault 750cc motor and an aluminium body. It was 2nd in the 750 class for the Paris 1000km 1956, 1st in Class 1956 Reims 12 hours, 2nd in class 1956 Normandy GP, and won its class at 1956 Mont Ventoux, and two other races. Then it was sold to a Renault importer in California where it won many races and then vanished. The car was rediscovered after the millenium and restored
Ferry 750 1955
Ferry 750 1955
Ferry 750 1955. Pierre Ferry built this Sports Car in 1955 using a Renault 750cc motor and an aluminium body. It was 2nd in the 750 class for the Paris 1000km 1956, 1st in Class 1956 Reims 12 hours, 2nd in class 1956 Normandy GP, and won its class at 1956 Mont Ventoux, and two other races. Then it was sold to a Renault importer in California where it won many races and then vanished. The car was rediscovered after the millenium and restored
Renault 5 Turbo Maxi
Renault 5 Turbo Maxi
Renault 5 Turbo Maxi. Wearing the full 'Maxi' bodywork this is the ultimate Renault 5 Turbo
Ferry 750 1955
Ferry 750 1955
Ferry 750 1955. Pierre Ferry built this Sports Car in 1955 using a Renault 750cc motor and an aluminium body. It was 2nd in the 750 class for the Paris 1000km 1956, 1st in Class 1956 Reims 12 hours, 2nd in class 1956 Normandy GP, and won its class at 1956 Mont Ventoux, and two other races. Then it was sold to a Renault importer in California where it won many races and then vanished. The car was rediscovered after the millenium and restored