Tag Archive: Haas

Jan 14

Andretti slams ‘wrong and arrogant’ Haas

Haas became the first American team to race in F1 for more than 30 years

Mario AndrettiU.S. racing icon Mario Andretti has slammed Haas team chief Günther Steiner for his comments saying that no American driver is currently ready to race in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 03

Mercedes interested in closer ties with smaller F1 team

“I think what Sergio Marchionne and Maurizio [Arrivabene] are doing is very clever”

2017-06-08_0567Mercedes is considering a link-up with a smaller Formula 1 team after being impressed by the approach taken by Ferrari via its relationships with Haas and Sauber, according to team boss Toto Wolff. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

“They are playing with fire”, Marchionne repeats Ferrari quit threat

“I think that Ferrari has the strength to drag others as well to an alternative championship”

Sergio Marchionne- président Ferrari - photo nextgen-auto.comFerrari President Sergio Marchionne has repeated his threat of pulling the Italian manufacturer out of Formula 1 after 2020 if the future direction of the sport doesn’t match its ideals and has speculated it could set-up a rival championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Haas turned down Ferrari request to run young driver in race seat

Team principal Günther Steiner says Haas was approached by technical partner Ferrari to run a young driver in a race seat

2017-06-09-08-59-08_0033Haas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner has revealed the team turned down a request from technical partner Ferrari to field one of its young drivers in a race seat for the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Spurning Ferrari juniors a ‘defeat for the system’ – Minardi

“If it is otherwise it would be a defeat for the whole Ferrari system that is directed at young drivers and Italian motor sport”

2017-06-07_0188Former F1 team boss Giancarlo Minardi says Ferrari must make more of an effort to promote its junior drivers following Haas’ assertion that it plans to retain both of its current drivers for the 2018 F1 season.
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Jun 22

Magnussen: I prefer to battle proven team-mate like Grosjean

“You only have your team-mate to compare and to show yourself and improve yourself.”

2017-06-08_0707Kevin Magnussen says he prefers having a proven and experienced team-mate like Romain Grosjean to compete against after settling in at Haas this year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

2017 Haas F1 Team kit and merchandise

New car, New Driver, New Kit!

Haas F1 Flatbrim Cap

New car, new driver, new kit – Haas F1 Team is more than ready for its sophomore season in the FIA Formula One World Championship.
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Dec 07

2017 F1 entry list published, four seats to fill

The Provisional 2017 F1 entry list

2016-10-23The FIA has published its provisional entry list for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship with four seats still to be filled between Mercedes, Manor and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Gutierrez to leave Haas, indecision ‘hurt’ race seat chances

The Mexican says talks have begun with former team Sauber
2016-10-23_72605 Esteban Gutierrez fears having waited on Haas to decide its 2017 drivers it has put his chances of securing a race seat in doubt as the Mexican driver looks set to be edged out of F1 for the second time in his career.
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Aug 10

Haas set for 2017 driver decision after Monza

“We are very confident we can say after Monza”
2016-06-08_0073 Guenther Steiner says he is in no hurry to decide on Haas’ driver line-up for the 2017 season, revealing a decision won’t be taken until after September’s Italian Grand Prix.
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Jul 30

Hamilton escapes grid penalty

The incident, involving Hamilton and Haas driver Romain Grosjean, occurred early on in final practice
2016-07-09-Saturday-0107 Lewis Hamilton has escaped censure for an unsafe release during the final practice session at the German Grand Prix, but his Mercedes team copped a €10,000 fine. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 14

Gutierrez: The f*****g great job I’m doing isn’t seen

“The team has to get on top of this, I am here to drive”
Esteban Gutierrez has lashed out at the Haas team for the ongoing problems afflicting his car as he suffered yet more technical issues during free practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, saying the constant woes are ‘making me look bad’. Read the rest of this entry »
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Apr 23

Haas wouldn’t block Grosjean to Ferrari approach

“I don’t think I’d ever want to hold a driver back”
Haas wouldn’t block Grosjean to Ferrari approachGene Haas says he has no desire to ‘ever hold a driver back’ if they are approached by another team, saying it’d be ‘crazy’ to stop Romain Grosjean’s career progressing to a team like Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »
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Apr 11

Grosjean: Tricky task to ‘keep up with the big boys’

“Now it’s going to be our challenge to keep up with the big boys” – Grosjean
Grosjean: Tricky task to ‘keep up with the big boys’Romain Grosjean says maintaining his role of the overachiever with new team Haas is going to be a big challenge in China but hopes the upgrades the team is set to try will help him attain the goal.
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Feb 15

Reliability the priority as Grosjean readies for Haas bow

“The first thing for the test is to get the car to run and to work well from there”
Reliability the priority as Grosjean readies for Haas bowWith just a week to go until Haas pulls the wraps off its much anticipated first F1 race car, Romain Grosjean says the focus for the first of two tests will be to simply get the machine running smoothly and reliably. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 13

Gutierrez targets Haas points from the off

Esteban Gutierrez echoes Haas’ expectations that it could be challenging for points ‘from the beginning’ of its F1 endeavour

2015-06-03_0098 Esteban Gutierrez says he is tentatively targeting top ten finishes during the early stages of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season as he prepares to return to the series with the new Haas F1 team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 07

“Ferrari engine switch has compromised STR prep” – James Key

Toro Rosso took the opportunity to accept an offer from Ferrari to run a supply of year-old engines for 2016

2015-10-24_39742 Toro Rosso’s James Key admits that the late decision to switch to Ferrari power has ‘compromised’ the team’s preparations for the 2016 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Alfa Romeo being pitched for F1 return

The Alfa Romeo brand could be set for a move back into Formula 1

2014-07-12_0247 Sergio Marchionne reveals the Alfa Romeo brand could return to F1 on the back of a new product offensive and a full scale move into the US market. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Ferrari says Mercedes actions were fair

Maurizio Arrivabene says he understands the motivation behind rivals Mercedes approaching the FIA to clarify Ferrari’s relationship with Haas.

2015-10-23_39012 Maurizio Arrivabene says Mercedes was ‘fair’ in its approach to the FIA to clarify a series of rules which could have potentially seen it come under strict scrutiny for its close relationship with incoming team Haas F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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