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Renault Grand Prix
Manufacturer Renault
Also called Renault Grand Prix de l'A.C.F.
Renault 3B 90CV
Production 1906-1908
Predecessor Renault Paris-Vienne
Class Race car
Body style(s) No-door 2 passengers race car
Layout FR layout
Engine(s) (1906) I4,8500 cc, 90 hp (67 kW)
(1908) FR I4, 12896 cc, 90 hp (67 kW)
Transmission(s) Manual, 3-gear
Designer Louis Renault

The Renault Grand Prix was a race car manufactured between 1906 and 1908 by French car maker Renault. It was also known as Renault Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. (Renault Grand Prix of the Automobile Club de France). After the A.C.F. Grand Prix was created in 1906, Renault and the other racing leaders like Mercedes-Benz started racing again since the 1903 tragedy, where Marcel Renault and other 9 people lost their life. Renault adopted the Michelin tires which are still used today for the F1 model, the Renault R26. The Grand Prix drove by Ferenc Szisz won the first A.C.F. race in June 27, 1906 with an average speed of 101.195 km/h (62.880 mph).

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