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Posted on Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified 15th and 19th, respectively, for the Monaco Grand Prix Sunday at Circuit de Monaco. Grosjean, however, will start 18th as he must serve a three-place grid penalty stemming from the preceding Spanish Grand Prix. Grosjean set the 11th-fastest time in Q1 with a lap of 1:12.930 to comfortably make the top-15 cutoff and advance to Q2. Magnussen was 19th quickest with a lap of 1:13.393. A local yellow flag in the final minutes of Q1 […]

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

Haas is yet to show full potential

Haas’s team principal warns we are yet to see the full potential of their VF-16s despite their difficult weekend at the previous round in Singapore. Guenther Steiner explains the team has put that experience behind and is now focus on the next opportunity that comes with this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. “We analyze what we’ve done and find out what went wrong and try to put measures in place so it doesn’t happen again. On the morale side, I think the guys were a little bit […]

Posted on Sunday, July 10, 2016

Power outage scuppers Haas' prospects

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner labelled the British Grand Prix as the toughest day of the year for the team as a power outage and reliability woes impacted on its race. Haas held hopes of challenging for the points but Romain Grosjean pulled to the side of the circuit while Esteban Gutierrez struggled to 16th place. "For sure, it’s been our toughest day since we started this adventure," said Steiner. "There were a few issues today. When we double stopped, we had a problem with […]

Posted on Saturday, July 2, 2016

2016 Italian GP - Friday Press Conference

Transcript of the Friday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2016 Italian Grand Prix. Team representatives – Mattia Binotto (Ferrari), Luca Furbatto (Manor), Aldo Costa (Mercedes), Franz Tost (Toro Rosso), Paul Hembery (Pirelli), Guenther Steiner (Haas) Q: Mattia, if we could start with you: Ferrari are using the final development tokens on the engine this weekend, what are you hoping it's going to bring? Mattia Binotto: It will be difficult to judge and I think we will discover it tomorrow in qualifying. No […]

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2016

Steiner expects Silverstone engine upgrade

Guenther Steiner reckons Haas is set to receive Ferrari's engine upgrade, alongside Sauber, at next month's British Grand Prix. Ferrari introduced an updated turbocharger at the Canadian Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel having finished second in successive races. Steiner now expects Haas to be boosted by the upgrade when Formula 1 visits Silverstone in two weeks. "We should get the engine upgrade in Silverstone," Steiner told the official F1 website. "My information is that we get it at the same time as Sauber. And, of […]

Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Steiner eyes two-car finish for Haas

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner says the outfit's primary goal for the Chinese Grand Prix is to record a two-car finish, with Esteban Gutierrez yet to reach the chequered flag in 2016. While Romain Grosjean has scored 18 points across the opening two rounds, Gutierrez was struck by Fernando Alonso in Australia and retired in Bahrain due to a brake issue. Steiner says that ensuring both VF-16s reach the finish line at the Shanghai International Circuit this weekend is a priority. "One of our goals […]

Posted on Sunday, March 27, 2016

New chassis for Gutierrez after collision

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner has confirmed that Esteban Gutierrez will use a new chassis in Bahrain, following his collision with Fernando Alonso in Australia. Gutierrez was struck by Alonso under braking for Turn 3 at Albert Park, in an incident which sent the McLaren driver rolling across the gravel trap, with the race red-flagged as a result. Steiner has now revealed that repairs will be undertaken to Gutierrez's original chassis, with a new one set aside for the Mexican at Sakhir. "Some of the […]

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2016

Haas confident of front wing fix

Formula 1 newcomers Haas will fly in a new front wing solution after Romain Grosjean suffered a failure on the first day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Grosjean completed Haas' first laps on Monday but caused the only red flag of the day when his front wing failed along the pit straight. The Frenchman was able to return to the circuit mid-afternoon and conduct short stints, to avoid stressing the front wing, and placed 10th with 31 laps completed. "We had a good […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Haas targets points on Australia debut

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner says the outfit is hoping to finish inside the top 10 when it makes its Formula 1 debut in Australia. Haas will join the sport this year after almost two years of preparation, during which they have formed a technical alliance with Ferrari and recruited Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez. Haas' new car will make its debut in testing next month and Steiner is optimistic that the team will be able to join the midfield from the outset. "We would […]