Former Ferrari engineer Chris Dyer who left Formula One at the end of the 2010 season has returned to the sport and taken up a role at the new look Renault Formula One team.

The Australian who worked alongside Michael Schumacher at Ferrari in 2003 and 2004 and with Kimi Raikkonen during the Finn’s 2007 title winning campaign has joined the Renault F1 Team as Head of their Vehicle Performance Group.

Dyer joins the team alongside the returning Bob Bell and new Racing Director Frederico Vasseur and will be responsible for the on the track performance of the team and will support the race team in setting up.

Renault have also confirmed that chief race engineer Ayoa Komatsu has left the outfit and followed Romain Grosjean to the Haas F1 Team where he will take up the chief race engineer role for the American outfit overseeing both engineering teams of Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez.

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