Haas

Haas F1 Team

 

HAAS

The US based Haas F1 Team first joined the championship in 2016 after several unsuccessful  US attempt in 2010. The Haas F1 team was established in 2014, after the collapse of Marussia F1 outfit, and is co-owned by the NASCAR Cup series team and Gene Haas as chairman.

 

TEAM BASE

The team is headquartered in Kannapolis, North Carolina and also Banbury, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom serves as a centre during the European F1 calendar. Former technical director for Jaguar and Red Bull Racing, Guenther Steiner,  is the team’s principal.

The Haas F1 Team is fairly new to the championship and has it’s power unit supplied by Ferrari. The team started its debut season with occasional good performances, securing eighth position (with 29 points) in the 2016 constructors championship which was unexpected for a small budget F1 entrant.

 

PERFORMANCE

In 2018, the  Haas F1 team showed improved and encouraging results as compared to the previous year by finishing fifth but in 2019 the team went several steps back. The F1 outfit was entangled with controversy  during the F1 2019 season. Their title sponsor, Rich Energy, announced termination of the deal citing issues with a certain bicycle manufacturer, Whyte Bikes over a disputed logo design. The Haas F1 Team finished the 2019 season ninth in the constructors standings.

 

2020 Driver Line up

Romain Grosjean

Kevin Magnussen

 

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