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Renault F1: Boullier is the new Renault team boss

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I n the past, Renault has already demonstrated that it is one of the top Teams in Formula 1 is. 'And I'm sure that with hard work and determination we can fight back at the top,' said Boullier.

Despite his young age, the 36-year-old Frenchman already has some experience in the Show motorsport. Bullier started out as a race engineer ten years ago. He worked his way up to GP2 via various series such as Formula Le Mans, Formula BMW and A1GP.

Boullier is now the successor to Bob Bell, who took over from Flavio Briatore last season had taken over. The Italian era came to an end when the Singapore affair became known: In 2008, Briatore instructed Nelson Piquet Junior to build an accident. The beneficiary of the subsequent safety car phase was his team mate and two-time world champion Fernando Alonso. Briatore had been excluded from the world federation for the time being.

Majority sale to investor group

As a result, the French automobile manufacturer's feared exit did not materialize of Formula 1. Instead, at the end of 2009, Renault announced the new partnership with a Luxembourg technology company. The majority stake will be sold to Genii Capital.

So far, only Robert Kubica has been determined as the driver. The Pole has collected points for BMW-Sauber in recent years. After the BMW withdrawal, he had to look for a new team. His former teammate Nick Heidfeld was also traded as a candidate for the second cockpit at Renault for a while. Its future is still open around two months before the start of the season.

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