Daniel Ricciardo joined the Renault F1 Team with a successful Formula 1 career to date, including no less than seven wins, 29 podiums and three pole positions. His journey to Formula 1 included four years of racing under Renault power across the junior categories in the Formula Renault 2.0 Championship, World Series by Renault and Formula Renault 3.5, before making the step up to Formula 1 midway through the 2011 championship.
BP and Castrol’s engineers and scientists are working with the Renault F1™ Team to analyze a vast array of data to ensure that engine, fuel and oil are working in perfect concert. It’s the tiniest of margins that turn into the milliseconds and centimetres which keep the team edging ahead.
"We are tremendously proud to announce this significant strengthening of our relationship with BP and Castrol after laying strong and stable foundations together in 2017," said Jérôme Stoll, president of Renault Sport Racing. "BP and Castrol are at the cutting edge in their respective fields and a partnership of this scope, breadth and duration highlights the intents and goals of both parties."
With the inaugural year of the partnership behind them, BP, Castrol and the Renault F1™ Team are set to push the boundaries into 2018 and beyond.