Renault set date for 2020 season launch event

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 29: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Renault during

Renault have set February 12 as the date of the launch of their 2020 campaign, with the Anglo-French team set to present its new driver line-up, team management and objectives for the year.

The event is titled 'Shared Passion, One Vision', with Daniel Ricciardo and new Renault recruit Esteban Ocon – who tested the R.S.19 at Abu Dhabi last year – set to appear together as team mates for the first time.

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It comes a day after Ferrari's car launch event at Maranello and a day before McLaren launch their 2020 contender.

Major changes including the appointment of Pat Fry and a revamped aerodynamics team are part of Renault’s reshuffle for the 2020 season.

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Last year the Viry/Enstone team finished fifth in the standings, dropping one place from 2018 after being overhauled by a revitalised, Renault-powered McLaren.



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