Our Engine

As our partner and engine supplier, Renault is an integral part of the GP2 Series. Through its collaboration with Mecachrome has designed and built a dependable, strong and effective power unit for the F1 feeder category.

“Renault has placed single-seater competition at the heart of its motorsport strategy. From Formula Renault through to Formula One, we have implemented a series of stepping stones that enables young drivers to race under the Renault banner right up to their first Grand Prix. The first stage comes with a Formula Renault car, before graduating to the World Series by Renault, The final link is the GP2 Series, with 600bhp high-performance single seaters which form the perfect training ground for the rigours of Formula One competition.

Our aim is to provide cost effective, competitive opportunities for the most talented and deserving young drivers to reach the highest levels of international motorsport. The GP2 Series, with its commitment to performance. Long-term stability and proximity to its public, provides an exciting shop-window for teams and drivers to demonstrate their capabilities to the outside world. In an arena of many competing formulae, we are confident that the rational structure of the Renault pyramid will provide competitors in junior motorsport with a credible path to top-flight competition.”

The Renault sporting philosophy