JUNE 23, 2004
Renault celebrates its F1 heritage
For the next two months Renault is celebrating its competition history at the Atelier Renault on the Champs Elysees in Paris, tracing the success of the company from the earliest days to the modern era. The company is displaying the Renault F1 car in which Jean-Pierre Jabouille won the company's first victory in the modern age at Dijon in 1979, along with one of the modern F1 cars. In addition the display includes a Renault R8 Gordini, the car which launched the generation of French F1 stars in the 1970s and 1980s plus an Alpine which won the World Rally Championship in 1973, a Renault 5 Maxi Turbo rally car. In addition there are a variety of other multimedia exhibits including the chance to try the yet-to-be-released 2004 version of the Playstation 2 Formula 1 computer game.
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