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Haas rue another horror Sunday after Baku catastrophe

Haas team principal Gunther Steiner has called on his team get it together after losing a podium place and a significant points haul in Azerbaijan. Both Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen caused crashes late in the race, throwing away what would have been just the third and fourth points-scoring finishes for the team from their eight entries so far this ...

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Whiting warns Haas over flying bodywork

FIA safety delegate and race director Charlie Whiting has warned Haas he is not happy with flying bodywork after Romain Grosjean’s bargeboard fell off during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Grosjean had damage to the left-hand side of his car on Sunday, with parts of the ornate bargeboard coming off at high speed on the pit straight. The team noted the ...

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Haas makes pit crew changes after Australia issues

Haas has changed the positions of some of its pit crew members ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix after both of its cars retired shortly after pit stops in Melbourne. With Kevin Magnussen running in fourth place and Romain Grosjean fifth, both cars retired after suffering cross-threaded wheel nuts dur… F1

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Haas keeps Maini in development driver role

Haas has confirmed it will keep Indian young driver Arjun Maini as a development driver for the 2018 season alongside Santino Ferrucci. American teenager Ferrucci was announced as retaining his development position on Wednesday after making the step up from GP3 to Formula 2 during last season. Maini joined the Haas line-up in May of last year and duly won ...

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Ferrucci retained as Haas development driver

American teenager Santino Ferrucci will remain as Haas development driver for the 2018 Formula 1 season alongside a Formula 2 campaign. Ferrucci originally joined Haas in 2016 and has enjoyed track time in its F1 car as part of his development driver role while climbing the ranks in junior series. Haas has now confirmed Ferrucci will remain in the role ...

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Haas under fire as Force India calls for investigations

Force India has called on the FIA to take a closer look at the relationship between Haas and Ferrari after the American team’s impressive performance at the start of the new season. Haas takes all of the parts it is not obliged to produce itself from its power unit supplier Ferrari, including its suspension. However a team has to produce ...

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MEDLAND: Why there's little sympathy for Haas

It was all going so well. Testing had been strong, practice was encouraging, qualifying was good and the first part of the race was even better. Haas was delivering on its promise, and a massive haul of points looked set to come the team’s way. Kevin Magnussen was running fourth after a great start in which he leapfrogged Max Verstappen, ...

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Coincidental human errors led to Haas double retirement – Steiner

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner has revealed unrelated but identical pit stop errors caused both Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean to retire from the Australian Grand Prix. Magnussen was running in fourth place when he made his planned pit stop, but he was forced to stop at Turn 4 after the left rear tire was not properly fitted. Grosjean came ...

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Magnussen: Haas performance annoying for McLaren

Losing out to Haas during qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix “must be annoying” for McLaren, according to Kevin Magnussen. Fernando Alonso described the Haas as “a Ferrari replica” on Friday evening after Romain Grosjean put the team in the top six in FP2, and its strong form continued as Magnussen and Grosjean qualified sixth and seventh. The two Haas ...

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Vettel jumps Hamilton for Australian GP win after Haas disaster

Sebastian Vettel beat Lewis Hamilton to victory in the Australian Grand Prix after a calamity at Haas led to a Virtual Safety Car period that benefited Ferrari. With Hamilton leading Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel, Ferrari opted to pit its lead car for soft tires after 18 laps, resulting in Mercedes responding. While Vettel stayed out to lead on old ultrasoft ...

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