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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Romain Grosjean helped lead the Haas F1 to its most successful Friday in team history. The 31-year-old Frenchman finished both practice sessions in the top 10 for the Australian Grand Prix among the top 10. He ended sixth-best in the afternoon with a lap of 1 minute, 24.648 seconds, which fell 0.197 of a second behind Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. “It’s been a good day,” said Grosjean, who completed 34 laps on the day around the 3.295-mile, 16-turn circuit. “I’m happy with the car and the guysRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Romain Grosjean propelled Haas F1 Team to a new benchmark on the final day of preseason testing at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The 31-year-old Frenchman completed 181 laps on Friday around the 2.892-mile, 16-turn road course – the most among the 12 drivers. The strong outing comes after teammate Kevin Magnussen posted the previous best a day prior with 153 total laps. The day’s activities left Grosjean with a remarkable 523.452 miles run, while also posting the fifth-best time at 1 minute, 18.412 seconds in the No.Read More

Posted On February 14, 2018By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Haas F1 Team Reveal 2018 Challenger

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Haas became the first team to unveil its challenger for the 2018 Formula One season, with rendering showcasing the VF-18 on Wednesday. In addition to the halo, the evolution of the new car is also without the shark fin, which was on its predecessor but banned for the upcoming season. Guenther Steiner, team principal of Haas F1 Team, stressed the focus of implementing the halo, while also creating a more stable platform. “The biggest part of the car’s evolution was the addition of the halo,” saidRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Gene Haas has shed light on the comments on his team signing an American talent made by team principal Guenther Steiner. Last month, Steiner told Autosport that placing an American in a race seat at Haas F1 Team was not among the list of priorities and that he did not feel that anyone representing the flag was ready to step into Formula One. The comments drew the ire of several, including F1 and Indy car champion Mario Andretti, as well as IndyCar pilots Graham Rahal andRead More

Posted On March 22, 2017By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

2017 F1 Team Preview: Haas

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Brand new to the grid in 2016, Haas F1 Team had an incredible year by several standards. The American group scored points in their debut race in the Australian Grand Prix with Romain Grosjean and paced to eighth in the constructor’s standings with 29 points overall on the season. As potential showed in several events, so did the lack of development as good outings became tougher as the year went on. However, one of the best debut campaigns in the history of F1 being the beginningRead More

Posted On February 26, 2017By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Haas F1 Team Unveils the VF-17

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Readying for their sophomore campaign, Haas F1 Team have revealed their 2017 challenger to the Formula 1 grid with the VF-17. Electing to showcase their second ever car via online on Sunday following filming day at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya the day prior, the VF-17 features a darker livery than last year’s model. The chassis is built by Italian manufacturer Dallara and features a thumb-like nose with sidepods similar to that of Ferrari’s SF70H, but slightly less aggressive as the main opening doesn’t have as deep ofRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The Haas F1 Team will put development driver Santino Ferrucci to work in the post-British Grand Prix test at Silverstone next week. The 18-year-old American is currently racing in the GP3 Series with DAMS and will get his first crack at the VF-16 in the two-day test, splitting duties with Charles Leclerc. “Becoming a Formula One driver is my ultimate goal and I can’t thank Haas F1 Team enough for this opportunity,” Ferrucci said.”Nothing beats seat time, and the experience of driving a Formula One carRead More