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  Renault R26
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:2006
Source:Company press release
Last updated:March 20, 2006
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Engine
Configuration RS26 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,400 cc / 146.5 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 775 bhp / 578 KW @ 20,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 323 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon fibre monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, push-rod operated torsion bar springs and dampers
Brakes ventilated carbon composite discs, all-round
Gearbox 7 speed Semi-automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 605 kilo / 1,334 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,800 mm (189 in) / 1,800 mm (70.9 in) / 950 mm (37.4 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,100 mm (122 in) / 1,450 mm (57.1 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.28 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
2006 Bahrain Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)
2006 Malaysian Grand Prix (Giancarlo Fisichella)
2006 Australian Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)
2006 Spanish Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)
2006 Monaco Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)
2006 British Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)
2006 Canadian Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)
2006 Japanese Grand Prix (Fernando Alonso in R26-03)

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