Renault's Dudot to retire

Bernard Dudot, Deputy Managing Director of Renault F1 Team, has decided to retire effective 1 April 2005, with the full agreement of Patrick Faure and Flavio Briatore. The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce the joint appointment...

Bernard Dudot, Deputy Managing Director of Renault F1 Team, has decided to retire effective 1 April 2005, with the full agreement of Patrick Faure and Flavio Briatore.

The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce the joint appointment of Rob White and André Lainé as joint Deputy Managing Directors of Renault F1 Team France in Viry-Châtillon.

Rob White will retain responsibility for all technical programmes while André Lainé will assume responsibility for Support Operations.

Team President Patrick Faure commented:

"I would like to thank Bernard for his contribution to the team: he re-joined Renault F1 Team at a critical time in our programme, and has played a key role in our successes during the past two seasons. I wish him well in his retirement, which I am confident will be extremely active!"

Managing Director Flavio Briatore commented:

"Our teams strength lies in its personnel, and I am confident that Rob and André will continue to enable our team at Viry to achieve its potential. The excellent collaboration between our technical groups in France and England has been reflected in the performance of this years car and engine, and will prove critical in the coming seasons as we strive to achieve our ambitious objectives."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Flavio Briatore
Teams Renault F1 Team