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For the 50th anniversary of the model, Renault engages three Renault 5 crews.

Renault Turbo 5 vue avant

Three legendary Renault 5

For the 50th anniversary of the R5, Renault is participating in the 24th Monte-Carlo Historique. This legendary rally will take place from January 27 to February 2 with three Renault 5 crews.

 

The first one is a 1980 Renault 5 Turbo driven by Alain Serpaggi, who was French Rally Champion in 1985 with the same car. To assist him, François Allain will be at his side as co-driver.

Renault Turbo 5 rouge et jaune

The second and the third crew will be joining the rally with two Renault 5 Alpine. One from 1978 with Christian Chambord as pilot and Patrick Fourestié as co-driver. The second from 1980, will be driven by Julien Saunier with Jean-Pierre Prévot as co-driver.

 

These three teams compete in the category IV which corresponds to the vehicles produced between the 1/1/1977 and the 31/12/1982.

Renault Turbo 5 vue arrière

A fine record of achievement

As a reminder, Renault won the Monte Carlo rally in 1981 with the Renault 5 Turbo. As for the Renault 5 Alpine Group 2, nicknamed the "skateboards", they finished 2nd and 3rd in 1978 while being the first in their category.

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