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Motor racing: Renault to be named Alpine from next year

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Renault will rename their team Alpine from the 2021 season, the Formula One team said in a statement ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday (Sept 6).

The team will take on the new name and also have a new colour scheme with the French national colours of red, white and blue replacing yellow and black.

“Alpine is a beautiful brand, powerful and vibrant, that brings a smile to the faces of its followers,” new chief executive Luca de Meo said in a statement.

“By introducing Alpine, a symbol of French excellence, to the most prestigious of the world’s automotive disciplines, we are continuing the adventure of manufacturers in a renewed sport.

“We are bringing a dream brand alongside the biggest names, for spectacular car races made and followed by enthusiasts. Alpine will also bring its values to the F1 paddock: elegance, ingenuity, and audacity.”

Read from source: https://malmoexpress.com/2020/09/06/motor-racing-renault-to-be-named-alpine-from-next-year-2/