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Renault seeks to channel classic Ford fight with Ferrari

Renault wants to evoke the battling spirit of Ford's classic battle with Ferrari at Le Mans in the 1960s as it overhauls its strategy for success in Formula 1. Ford's ambitious campaign to topple Ferrari as masters of the endurance event was recently the subject of the Ford v Ferrari/Le Mans '66 film starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale. It told the story of how the US motor vehicle manufacturer built the Ford GT40 to finally win the race, which for years had been dominated by Ferrari. Now Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul says that this is serving as an inspiration for the current day F1 team as it seeks to turn its own fortunes around which includes a rebranding of the team in...
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