Mick Schumacher fears Haas 'adrift' again at Spanish GP

Following Friday practice in Barcelona Mick Schumacher conceded that Haas are “a bit adrift” of their only real rival Williams. In the opening rounds of the season, Haas found themselves in the same place where Williams suffered a few years back, that being lapping alone at the back. Portimao did

Haas not expecting 'great results' for Schumacher

Guenther Steiner concedes Mick Schumacher won’t be achieving any “great results” in his first season with Haas, but it will prepare him for 2022. Haas made the decision last season not to develop this year’s car, opting against spending its two tokens. Instead the team is already putting all its

Haas made changes to VF-21 following Grosjean's crash | F1 News by PlanetF1

Although Haas’ VF-21 is modelled largely on last year’s car, the team has made a few changes in the wake of Romain Grosjean’s Bahrain crash. Last season Grosjean was lucky to walk away from a heavy crash at the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Frenchman speared off the

The Uralkali Haas livery could be short-lived | F1 News by PlanetF1

Haas revealed a Russian flag-inspired livery for their 2021 VF-21, welcoming in new title sponsor Uralkali, but it may not be here to stay. During the 2020 campaign Haas owner Gene Haas and team boss Guenther Steiner came up with a new strategy, the budget for upgrades would be scaled

Haas came out of 2020 'very financially stable' | F1 News by PlanetF1

F1 team owner Gene Haas has said the new strategy for his outfit means they are “very financially stable”. The global pandemic caused the 2020 Formula 1 season to be delayed and although the FIA enforced a shutdown of the team’s factories, several constructors still ran into difficulties. McLaren were

Gene Haas refused to back Romain Grosjean's IndyCar switch

Gene Haas has revealed he pulled out of sponsoring Romain Grosjean in IndyCar because of the Frenchman’s horrific Bahrain Grand Prix crash. The reason, according to the American, is that he did not want Grosjean “to go out and kill himself”, leaving his wife and three children behind. Grosjean raced

Haas adds its VF-12 to the launch calendar | F1 News by PlanetF1

Haas will take the covers off its VF-12 in an online unveiling on 4 March, the team has announced. Already McLaren, AlphaTauri, Alfa Romeo and Red Bull have shown off their 2021 cars with more to follow next week. That includes launches for Mercedes, Alpine, Aston Martin, Williams and now

Steiner sends warning to Haas drivers | F1 News by PlanetF1

Guenther Steiner has warned his two new drivers that they’ll ‘have a problem’ on their hands if they come together on-track. Haas will have an all-rookie line-up in 2021 with Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin replacing Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen. Grosjean and Magnussen infuriated Steiner when they crashed and

Haas rookies 'privileged to be in F1' | F1 News by PlanetF1

They may not be in a race winning car, or even one that can regularly challenge for points, but Guenther Steiner says his rookie signings should feel “privileged to be in F1”. Haas has an all-new line up this season signing Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin as its two drivers

Steiner: Haas' 2021 upgrades won't be 'that great' | F1 News by PlanetF1

Haas boss, Guenther Steiner, has said upgrades will be coming to their 2021 car – but he is not pinning too much hope on them making a big difference. The American outfit amassed just three points during the 2020 season with only Williams preventing them from finishing bottom of the