Nov 25, 2019
Jolyon Palmer will remain at Renault for the 2017 F1 season alongside Nico Hulkenberg with Kevin Magnussen set to move to Haas. Anthony Rendon Nationals Jersey . The French squad had already signed Hulkenberg to lead the team next year, leaving current incumbents Palmer and Magnussen to battle it out for the second seat.Paddock rumour suggested Renault favoured retaining Magnussen, despite a late surge in form from Palmer, but the Danes expected move to Haas opened the door for Palmer to keep his seat for a second season. Im over the moon to be racing with Renault for a second season and I cant wait to reward the teams faith in me on track, said Palmer. Having worked out of Enstone since 2015 I can fully appreciate the development of the infrastructure this year. This means I share the excitement of the team looking to 2017 and our new car.For me, its been a steep learning curve driving in Formula 1 and I know that I am performing better than ever, and that theres still more to come. There is tremendous drive and enthusiasm in Enstone and Viry looking to next year and I am honoured to be part of this. 2017 F1 line-ups Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg Ferrari Sebastian Vettel Kimi Raikkonen Red Bull Daniel Ricciardo Max Verstappen Force India Sergio Perez Esteban Ocon Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz Daniil Kvyat Williams Valtteri Bottas Lance Stroll McLaren Fernando Alonso Stoffel Vandoorne Haas Romain Grosjean Kevin Magnussen Renault Nico Hulkenberg Jolyon Palmer Sauber TBC TBC Manor TBC TBC Palmer has scored one point in his 19 F1 races to date, with his solitary points finish coming in Malaysia. We are delighted to retain Jolyon as our driver for the 2017 season. Jolyon has shown his hunger to develop with us as the team grows and we have been impressed with his increasingly strong performances on track as the season has progressed, said Renault chief Jerome Stoll.We are confident that the combination of Jolyon and Nico Hulkenberg offers a very promising driving force to meet our goals. Jolyon understands the teams spirit and motivates everyone he works with. The line-up of Jolyon and Nico harnesses the benefits of continuity and fresh blood.I am sure that having Nico as a team-mate will help push Jolyon to greater achievements. We thank Kevin Magnussen for his efforts in 2016 as he has done a great job for us this year. We wish him all the best for 2017 and beyond.2017 provisional schedule, test dates and driver line-upsCan Nico Rosberg clinch the title at Interlagos? Watch the Brazilian GP live on Sky Sports F1 on Sunday, the race begins at 4pm; Watch the whole race weekend with a NOW TV week pass - £10.99, no contract Also See: F1 gossip column The 2017 driver line-ups Hulkenberg joins Renault Hulk move makes sense Sean Doolittle Jersey . Ramirez is still hitting behind Puig, only now they are in the third and fourth spots, and the change is starting to generate positive results for manager Don Mattingly. Hunter Strickland Jersey . QUARTERBACKS Carson Palmer (vs Colts)Last week: 30/42, 419 yards, 2 TDsWinners of their last three and now tied for the final wild card spot in the NFC, the Cardinals are worth keeping an eye on.Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says he gave no thought to the England job and has backed Sam Allardyce to be a success in the role. Howe was mooted as a potential successor to Roy Hodgson in the national press following Englands Euro 2016 exit to Iceland, but was not contacted about the role by the Football Association. Allardyce was confirmed as Hodgsons replacement on Friday, signing an initial two-year deal with the FA, and is tasked with ensuring England qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. But when asked if he would have considered the role, Howe told Sky Sports News HQ: To be honest, I have not given it a minutes thought. This summer has been about Bournemouth and making sure that were competitive next season. Allardyce has signed a two-year deal as England manager Weve been working hard in the transfer market to bring the right players here and that will continue.Howe added: Its a very good appointment, I think Sam will do very well, hopefully. Howe believes speculation linking him with the England job is down to the performances of his players We are all desperate, everyone in the country, for England to be successful and I think Sam will do his very best to bring that to us.Howe also believes speculation linking him with the England role is down to the work of his players, credditing them for the clubs rise from the relegation zone of Sky Bet League One to the Premier League. Aaron Barrett Nationals Jersey . Allardyce says its time for the England team to deliver success It speaks volumes for the players and what they have achieved over the past few years, he added. Its been an incredible rise for the club and we consolidated in the Premier League last year. From my perspective, I am just pleased that the players efforts and performances have been recognised in that manner. Also See: Sam: Euro 2016 can be positive Allardyce: I cant stop smiling England appoint Allardyce Rooney backs Allardyce hiring ' ' '