We’re immensely proud to be an Official Partner of the Renault F1 Team. Today, Renault’s vision is to be the best team in Formula One. It’s a vision that we share at Castrol – and a journey we are very proud to be part of.
Our technology is built on the bedrock of our great achievements in motorsport. The last time Castrol partnered with Renault in 1997, Williams Renault won the F1™ Constructors and Drivers’ Championship. Today's partnership is build on that same mission to win. For Castrol, competing and developing products at the highest level of motorsport provides our Castrol EDGE engine oils with a unique opportunity - allowing us taking learnings from our work with Renault Formula One Team and feed these back into our product development. Quite simply, the Castrol EDGE engine oil uses on the road benefits from the transferable knowledge obtained through our product testing on the Formula One track.
Joining the Castrol-backed Renault F1 Team in 2019, Daniel Ricciardo - AKA the Honey Badger - is already one Australia's most accomplished drivers. With 7 race wins to his name, along with 29 podium finishes, Daniel Ricciardo has already proven himself one of the most consistent drivers in Formula One while also being one of the biggest characters in the sport on and off the track. From his signature shoey, to pushing the limits behind the wheel of a V8 Supercar, Daniel Ricciardo has shown he isn't afraid to have fun and Live On The Edge.
Since joining Renault F1 Team and Team Castrol in 2017, Nico Hulkenberg has proven himself to be one of racing's elite. With over 150 starts in F1, he is one of the most experienced drivers on the grid as if that wasn't enough, in 2015, he also contested two rounds of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship season for Porsche, winning the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans in his first attempt! For Nico Hulkenberg, his journey to F1 was about carving out his own legacy and in the process fulfilling a lifelong dream.