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Cyril Abiteboul

Cyril Abiteboul
Born (1977-10-14) 14 October 1977 (age 38)
Paris, France
Nationality 23x15px French
Education Aerospace engineer
Alma mater Grenoble INP
Occupation Managing Director/Head Engineer
Years active 2001-present
Employer Renault Sport F1
Predecessor Tony Fernandes
Successor Christijan Albers

Cyril Abiteboul (born 14 October 1977)[1] is a French motor racing engineer and manager. From 2013 to 2014 he was the team principal of Caterham Formula One team, and is currently Managing Director of Renault Sport F1.

Early life

Abiteboul was educated at the Lycée Carnot and Lycée Chaptal high schools in Paris, and went on to study aeronautical engineering at Grenoble INP.


After graduating in 2001, Abiteboul joined Renault at Boulogne-Billancourt. He was made Business Development Manager for the Renault F1 team in 2007 and went on to become Executive Director of Renault Sport F1 in 2010.

He joined Caterham F1 Team in September 2012.[2] The 35-year-old Frenchman previously worked with team partner Renault, where he was Deputy Managing Director of Renault Sport F1. On 8 November 2012, Abiteboul was appointed as team principal of Caterham, taking the place of Tony Fernandes.[3]

On July 2014, after Abiteboul's departure from Caterham F1 team has been announced,[4] Renault confirmed his return as Managing Director of Renault Sport F1.[5]


  1. ^ Codling, Stuart (June 2013). "In profile: Cyril Abiteboul". F1 Racing (Haymarket) (208): 95. ISSN 1361-4487. 
  2. ^ Benson, Andrew. "Singapore GP: Caterham's Tony Fernandes announces shake-up". BBC, 21 September 2012. Retrieved on 25 May 2013.
  3. ^ Benson, Andrew. "Caterham name 35-year-old Cyril Abiteboul as team principal". BBC, 8 November 2012. Retrieved on 25 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Renault confirm Abiteboul return". 3 July 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Cyril Abiteboul: Managing Director". Retrieved 29 January 2015. 

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