Alpine’s confusing start as an F1 team explained

14.01.2021
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The F1 team formerly known as Renault has now officially relaunched as Alpine, but there are still a few unanswered questions with just a couple of months to go until the team will hit the track for pre-season testing. In this video Scott Mitchell looks at the team's preparations, and assesses if its incomplete management shake-up risks repeating some old Renault mistakes and will have a negative effect on the team.
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  • Underwhelming livery - would be great in Alpine blue

    Peter LewisPeter Lewis2 tuntia sitten
  • You'd think that Renault would have learnt how not to shoot themselves in the foot? Nope, they did it again, why? It is Renault.

    ProtoRetroProtoRetro21 tunti sitten
  • Listen to this closely, he is talking in circles..

    emerckx53emerckx53Päivä sitten
  • That logo is 🤮. Renault's road cars look like giant LEGO cars. 😆

    Mikael BiilmannMikael Biilmann3 päivää sitten
  • Interim livery, refusal to release information on the leadership structure, no report at the Renault PR days I wonder if they got a big title sponsor in the works and are just keeping it hush hush until reveal? We find out Tuesday

    darkalmandarkalman4 päivää sitten
  • I'm hoping to see one of the Volkswagen group join the sport. Either as a works team or as an engine supplier for Red Bull post-2025. Audi or Porsche most likely, but Lamborghini and Bugatti would be interesting too.

    blkmamba824blkmamba82415 päivää sitten
  • The annoying tv microregionally wave because shell dentsply post under a spooky jasmine. quiet, recondite carbon

    Ronald RiceRonald Rice17 päivää sitten
  • Bad review of the team, you could be more objective.

    Vasja LesjakVasja Lesjak20 päivää sitten
  • All I hear is French people doing French things, Jeanne d'Arc is the only good French

    Mawile #303Mawile #30326 päivää sitten
  • 3:10 Even Renault uses McLaren stuff hahaha

    World RaceWorld Race29 päivää sitten
    • And? Most of the grid uses some sort of McL tech.

      Freddy ChaleFreddy ChalePäivä sitten
  • take the black and replace it with the iconic alpine blue and you'll have the livery for the races.

    marcossonicracermarcossonicracerUukausi sitten
  • Renault are still building for the 2022 and still there so much to do

    Madnessisfame SibaMadnessisfame SibaUukausi sitten
  • Is the British press already scared, thus spreading nonsensical bull****?

    Jon PainJon PainUukausi sitten
  • The black paper electronically collect because kidney promisingly appreciate until a narrow catamaran. careless, loose italian

    Evan OukEvan OukUukausi sitten
  • You should rename the channel SpeculationMaster69. Jesus! 1st Lewis, then Checo, RP and now this. Just go enjoy your nan's pie.

    NKNKUukausi sitten
  • all of this is an indication that whatever alonso touches quickly turns into kaka. it happened at ferrari, then honda mclaren and now will happen to Alpine renault.

    Ba SBa SUukausi sitten
  • Alpine is currently very generic, so much so, when i saw a graphic from f1 twitter i had no idea why a big "A" that looked like it was mode in paint by a half drunk marketing student was on it

    kingfrederikkingfrederikUukausi sitten
  • Oh please don't tell me that's the paint job they're going for it looks pretty bland compared to Renault's Yellow

    Ciaran McGuinnessCiaran McGuinnessUukausi sitten
  • So what, who’s business is it anyway apart from the teams. So fed up of speculation these days, let them get the feck on with it and then dissect after the fact!

    Geoff CrabtreeGeoff CrabtreeUukausi sitten
  • Where is Alain Prost?

    Senna SenninaSenna SenninaUukausi sitten
  • Dan Rick is probably sleeping well at night following his decision.

    Arthur SanFilippoArthur SanFilippoUukausi sitten
  • I was hoping they might use that brilliant metallic blue colour used on the Alpine A110 I think that would look much better than this dull scheme.

    Graham SivillGraham SivillUukausi sitten
  • He’s really funny.

    kolim jonekolim joneUukausi sitten
  • I think its pronounced El Pine

    Herschelle BentingHerschelle BentingUukausi sitten
  • Cyril didn't get the tattoo so he got the boot lol 🤣 but getting rid of him was the best thing Renault done after signing Alonso

    VinnyVinnyUukausi sitten
  • It seems to be really easy to confuse you, The Race.

    Deep SteepDeep SteepUukausi sitten
  • 1:08 signer was wildin’ Wonder what she was translating lol

    Machine Spirit MiamiMachine Spirit MiamiUukausi sitten
  • ALPEEEEEEN If they’re gonna insist on pronouncing it like that i just wish it was spelled Alpeen instead of Alpine lol. But maybe that the french pronunciation dunno

    Machine Spirit MiamiMachine Spirit MiamiUukausi sitten
    • He’s really funny.

      kolim jonekolim joneUukausi sitten
  • You didn't provide a single answer to any of your questions. The point of this video again is ?

    APM MAPM MUukausi sitten
  • Looks like someone else knows Teflonso is a back-stabbing tosser and doesn't want ANYTHING to do with the slimey little prick!

    Koito robKoito robUukausi sitten
  • Haas 2.0?

    Bill WeeksBill WeeksUukausi sitten
  • Renault is in panic mode.. they are bleeding to death. The F1 team not so much so, the car maker side is holding the reigns.

    Duncan CunninghamDuncan CunninghamUukausi sitten
  • snowboard mountain climbing ski compagny ,in F1 wil lbe interesting

    ZeiksNXZeiksNXUukausi sitten
    • I swear hes the cutest thing ever

      nieooj gotoynieooj gotoyUukausi sitten
  • Seemed as if you were running out of video ideas and created this. Absolutely no substance to it and I feel you are reading too much into the lack of PR here.

    Kaustubh NawadeKaustubh NawadeUukausi sitten
    • it would be so funny... ??

      nieooj gotoynieooj gotoyUukausi sitten
  • So is the alpine changes putting Renault back at some year zero stage? If so perhaps it makes sense why Ricciardo left, he wants a team that is on firmer footing as his chance for a title is getting slimmer with each year

    divinuminfernumdivinuminfernumUukausi sitten
  • Why are they scrimping on the blue in their livery? It should be equal to or greater than the red. After all, Blue was once the French racing color. (colour for you Brits.)

    Murray WagnonMurray WagnonUukausi sitten
  • Your voice is monotonous

    Mark WrightMark WrightUukausi sitten
  • What livery? 😂

    Mike MiceliMike MiceliUukausi sitten
  • Flavio must be watching this and thinking "What da fuck?".

    LeeyatapweeLeeyatapweeUukausi sitten
  • The Alpine name is being used so if it goes tits up everyone involved can turn their backs and state that Alpine has nothing to do with Renault . Nothing to see here folks still buy our cars, pretty please :P This is the equivalent of Mercedes calling there team Maybach or Ferrari changing its brand to Maserati. It suggests to me that Renault are giving it one last shot before quitting F1 again and don't want any possible bad publicity sticking to the Renault brand.

    jon belljon bellUukausi sitten
  • To much unanswered questions so short before start of the season, I would say....( I love the new name, by the way.....)

    Mark WijnenMark WijnenUukausi sitten
  • Please, stop with the clickbaitey, lazy journalism. 7mins explaining nothing at all. Stop trying to creative narrative, and just report on facts. F1 Buzzfeed.

    Olly LarkinOlly LarkinUukausi sitten
  • What a load of marketing bollocks. Renault's F1 heritage thrown in the bin all in the name of "progress". Not that Alpine has never had success in Motorsport, but Renault always competed in F1 as Renault.

    PygmalionPygmalionUukausi sitten
  • As soon as things get tough, Renault leave F1. Not helping debunk those stereotypes.

    Toni SiretToni SiretUukausi sitten
  • This poorly executed transition is very ‘on brand’ for the current Renault program.

    T BZT BZUukausi sitten
  • The new livery looks underwhelming, that's all i'm gonna say for now.

    The Anime BoxThe Anime BoxUukausi sitten
  • Blue is better than black livery( it may be) 💙💙💙

    Patapati SakunthalaPatapati SakunthalaUukausi sitten
  • FIworld, stop putting Spanish ads in my videos. I dont speak it nor do I wanna advertisement, let alone one I cant understand. Your algorithm is broken. Also I know it wont change as you're part of the evil tech censorship ruining this country. Get you money though right, cause that's what matters

    negativesquirelnegativesquirelUukausi sitten
  • Two days later, everything is revealed. Nice timing on this video ha ha

    CapHowdyCapHowdyUukausi sitten
  • The arrogance is so typical of this company. Yeah sure they got this under control.

    RudedogRudedogUukausi sitten
  • Didnt know Alpine was pronounced like that

    Jules MercierJules MercierUukausi sitten
  • Love you videos???

    nieooj gotoynieooj gotoyUukausi sitten
  • they waited to dump abitabullshit till the coming of suzuki man was 100% whats the mystery here 4 eyes?

    meetmeat24hrfitnessmeetmeat24hrfitnessUukausi sitten
  • To me, this further reinforces that Renault is not long in F1. They have opted with Alonso instead of cultivating talent from their development program. They no longer provide engines to any of the teams. They have axed leadership. The rebrand is essentially a soft withdrawl of the Renault name from the sport. Renault the company is likely feeling the pinch that the economy is imposing on their major stakeholder, the French government. They want to allocate the remaining resources they DO have more judiciously, and that means involvement in Formula-E and the like to promote their electric car investments. Alpine the brand is also likely a short-lived product, unless they decide to make that electric as well further down the road. There isn't much of a financial case to be made these days for ICE performance cars.

    Dan CapostagnoDan CapostagnoUukausi sitten
  • Alonso once again wrong place wrong time ...

    mdark14mdark14Uukausi sitten
    • Alpine will be company of alfa romeu, Hass and Williams at the bottom of the field? 🤔

      nieooj gotoynieooj gotoyUukausi sitten
  • This team is actually my least favorite in F1. It was different when Nico or Daniel have been there, but with Alonso and Ocon, there is realy nothing I like about it. The livery looks pathetic. The whole team-principle trouble is a joke. Renault is not showing the absolute desire, that is nessecary, to be successful. I don't see a straight plan going on there. They're hirering and releaving people with no real thought. They had Carlos and Daniel, two of the best drivers in the field, and let them go. They were Lotus and then switched to Renault and now they want to be Alpine. What does this team stand for? Its and absolute mess, and it indicates, that my prediction, when they announced Alonsos return, is coming true. They will have a very bad season. I don't mind, I don't care about them. But for the sport, I hope I'm wrong, and they surprise me. But I'm not very hopeful...

    Ukulele ProductionsUkulele ProductionsUukausi sitten
  • Brivo has finally been confirmed this morning

    StriderStriderUukausi sitten
  • Ok..now we know that Mercedes will be 2021 champion and redbull will be 2nd..this rubbish leadership crap will destroy Renault before the season start..

    Aden AdiputraAden AdiputraUukausi sitten
  • Looks like Alpine's engine stalled.

    ProtoRetroProtoRetroUukausi sitten
  • Why are you copying Rimac Automobili for logo?

    domba 727domba 727Uukausi sitten
  • So this will have the best audio system of the lot.

    pvtj0ckerpvtj0ckerUukausi sitten
  • Livery has too many French flags for my taste.

    Pablo IzurietaPablo IzurietaUukausi sitten
  • La patience est un plat qui se mange sans sauce!

    Ribbit After MeRibbit After MeUukausi sitten
  • trying to remember the last year that F1 wasn't a borefest. Probably 2016

    AntAntUukausi sitten
  • I know it's rude, but the lady signing @1:09 cracked me up

    Andre GardentiAndre GardentiUukausi sitten
  • Still do not get why they are labeling this Alpine...F1 is the top motorsport series and Renault going away from the limelight to be '' only " the engine supplier again?

    Pierre TétreauPierre TétreauUukausi sitten
  • I saw a few concept liveries for the Alpine from different designers, they were all way better than this poor attempt.

    Jeff NoroxJeff NoroxUukausi sitten
  • alpeeeeeeen

    frank donatellifrank donatelliUukausi sitten
  • why does everything have to be "EXPLAINED". there isn't anything out of the ordinary or complicated enough to need an explanation.

    vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuytUukausi sitten
  • Alpine will be company of alfa romeu, Hass and Williams at the bottom of the field? 🤔

    Joao CaladoJoao CaladoUukausi sitten
  • its a typical Frech way, i.e a mess. Its normal for them as the whole country is like that :-)

    Patrick AbasPatrick AbasUukausi sitten
  • Uhuh. Simply too many black cars driving around? Metc, RB, HAAS, Alpine.

    MrRFastersMrRFastersUukausi sitten
    • Renaults are yellow, Alpines are blue, black is undecided!

      vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuytUukausi sitten
  • Yahoo is a sponsor? That raises some questions to say the least.

    pursang833pursang833Uukausi sitten
  • Redbull : we need Engine for 2022 Cyril : No Engine from Renault. Renault : We have other plans,We will supply Engine. Cyril : I don't like Christian Horner,I'm out. Just speculations.

    Karthik MalayilKarthik MalayilUukausi sitten
  • It’s a French “thing” relax it will be alright on the night - ha ha!

    John FaulknerJohn FaulknerUukausi sitten
  • Its not blue!

    Left Foot BrakeLeft Foot BrakeUukausi sitten
  • Toto don’t do it 😂

    MarscarsMarscarsUukausi sitten
  • I just love seeing European manufacturers struggling. Then again, I am Australian, and from my perspective, given the awful customer service European manufactures give here, the fucking deserve it! I would hate for the team to fail though. So much work has gone into building it to be a competitive team, and that work could so easily go down the drain if it isn’t done right! Fingers crossed for everyone at Enstone!

    FormulaFish15FormulaFish15Uukausi sitten
  • Well, at least Ricciardo is clear of this now 😂 RIP Alonso

    TimmyTheSnailTimmyTheSnailUukausi sitten
  • Well, that seem odd. Considered how smooth and natural the Aston Martin rebrand went, this could spark potential disaster. Then again, due to the freeze of the most parts it might have not as much of an impact to the 2021 campaign. Hopefully they'll sort themselves out before it could impact 2022.

    Der BeppoDer BeppoUukausi sitten
  • While allthe other cars have major upgrades This team has a 2019 Williams Engine

    Denzel VennDenzel VennUukausi sitten
  • Looks like Renault are going to make a total balls of 2021

    Pete KearneyPete KearneyUukausi sitten
  • Alonso's going to ruin them.

    William StephensWilliam StephensUukausi sitten
  • I thought Alonso was coming back to a stable situation. This is a mess.

    cyclops centurioncyclops centurionUukausi sitten
    • He thought that too xD

      Ukulele ProductionsUkulele ProductionsUukausi sitten
  • I hope they've put more effort into engineering he car...

    Andrew MarrAndrew MarrUukausi sitten
  • From the outside looking in, this seems typical. From the easiest going guy, Danny Ric, deciding to leave after just one season to the resigning of a washed up driver, Alonso, nobody else wants. The whole rebranding of team from a recognizable brand to one I'm sure most have never heard of seemed off from the beginning. Cyril leaving is the cherry on top. Now learning about their internal power structure makes for a clearer picture. I will be shocked if they aren't fighting with the likes of Williams, Haas, and Alfa Romeo at the rear of the championship table at season's end.

    Joe RiekeJoe RiekeUukausi sitten
  • Renaults are yellow, Alpines are blue, black is undecided!

    John MitchellJohn MitchellUukausi sitten
  • They better use their legendary blue livery 😡😡😡

    Carlitox bCarlitox bUukausi sitten
  • That livery is unimaginative to say the least.

    Elijah GabrielElijah GabrielUukausi sitten
  • Suddenly Red Bull's decision to just buy out the Honda project looks even better.

    Chris FurloughChris FurloughUukausi sitten
  • Looks like a Haas with that colour scheme and the font of the "A" on the side.

    Rich CookRich CookUukausi sitten
  • Wasn't alpine with BMW back in the days?

    Troy DTroy DUukausi sitten
  • Good luck with your rebranding, Renault

    Misha BEZEDEMisha BEZEDEUukausi sitten
  • Al-peen Yuck!

    American PrideAmerican PrideUukausi sitten
  • Just the thing I needed after this day in home office to make it a bit better. Formula video + listening to the music I like (Delta Parole, Metallica and other) make me feel the speed and excitement!

    formulafanformulafanUukausi sitten
  • Typical toxic corporate environment

    Ale FAle FUukausi sitten
  • Can't see Renault sticking around F1 for long, most manufacturers are more inclined to put more money in to Formula E programmes I think. F1 doesn't really translate to road cars anymore

    Mike MMike MUukausi sitten
  • The beat tho

    Nikolai MailatNikolai MailatUukausi sitten
  • Who tf is Alpeene?

    Hanohano Campos-WhitfordHanohano Campos-WhitfordUukausi sitten
  • Obviously there was a bit of a row at the top. Something big happened behind the scenes at the last minute that caused all this kerfuffle. The car looks quite retro, like a 1970's livery.

    Alex LamasAlex LamasUukausi sitten
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