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America And Haas F1 Team Stun The World
Sunday, 20 Mar, 2016 – 8:37 | Comments Off on America And Haas F1 Team Stun The World
America And Haas F1 Team Stun The World

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It was business as usual up at the head of the field during Sunday’s season-opening Formula One race in Australia, but back about four spots, all history was breaking out.
Mercedes AMG drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton surprised nobody when they finished the Australian Grand Prix first and second respectively. […]

‘Haastralian’ GP Puts America Back In Game
Saturday, 19 Mar, 2016 – 12:32 | Comments Off on ‘Haastralian’ GP Puts America Back In Game
‘Haastralian’ GP Puts America Back In Game

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Gene Haas’ fledgling Formula One team will begin its race-day routine for Sunday’s 2016 season-opening Australian Grand Prix from the back of the grid _ a few seconds but perhaps years away from competing wheel-to-wheel with powerhouses Mercedes AMG and Scuderia Ferrari.
But at least Haas F1 Team has beaten Halley’s […]

Haas’ History-Making F1 Assault Has Launched
Friday, 18 Mar, 2016 – 16:02 | Comments Off on Haas’ History-Making F1 Assault Has Launched
Haas’ History-Making F1 Assault Has Launched

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With a combined 32 official practice laps in their laptops after Friday, Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez began preparing for knockout qualifying at the 2016 season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
“We became an official Formula One team today (Friday),” said Grosjean, first driver hired by American businessman Gene […]

Haas F1 Adds American As Development Driver
Thursday, 10 Mar, 2016 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Adds American As Development Driver
Haas F1 Adds American As Development Driver

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team has signed 17-year-old Santino Ferrucci as its first development driver and American with the potential to land a fulltime seat in Formula One with the North Carolina-based organization.
A native of Woodbury, Conn., Ferrucci will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity in 2016 during […]

American Rossi Suddenly Has Two Jobs
Wednesday, 9 Mar, 2016 – 18:02 | Comments Off on American Rossi Suddenly Has Two Jobs
American Rossi Suddenly Has Two Jobs

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Alexander Rossi suddenly is a man in demand. The last American to compete in Formula One has been signed by Manor Racing as its official reserve driver for the 2016 FIA F1 World Championship.
Wednesday’s announcement comes a little over two weeks after Rossi was introduced as Andretti Autosport’s fourth driver […]

Haas F1 Turns Attention To Australia
Friday, 4 Mar, 2016 – 18:32 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Turns Attention To Australia
Haas F1 Turns Attention To Australia

Haas F1 Team closed its inaugural preseason testing schedule Friday by opting to divide-and-conquer, with teammates Romain Grosjean and Esteban Gutierrez combining to turn 91 laps around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.
With official practice for the 2016 season-opening Australian Grand Prix now two weeks away, Grosjean and Gutierrez logged the organization’s highest single-day lap-count […]

Mechanical Bugs Bite Haas In Barcelona
Thursday, 3 Mar, 2016 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Mechanical Bugs Bite Haas In Barcelona
Mechanical Bugs Bite Haas In Barcelona

Haas F1 Team’s second round of preseason testing continued to be problem-plagued Wednesday, when “an anomaly” with the turbocharger on the No. 21 VF-16 limited Esteban Gutierrez to a single installation lap around Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.
Wednesday’s frustration came on the heels of a Tuesday practice limited to 23 laps by Gutierrez due to […]

Haas Wraps Up First Test Session
Thursday, 25 Feb, 2016 – 17:49 | Comments Off on Haas Wraps Up First Test Session
Haas Wraps Up First Test Session

Haas F1 Team completed its historic, four-day preseason testing debut Thursday with Esteban Gutierrez running a race simulation and live pit stop practices at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain.
Gutierrez completed 89 laps/257.21-miles/414.29-kilometers in his No. 21 VF-16 and its Ferrari 061 turbo V-6 powerplant. The American-based team, which made its testing debut Monday, […]

Haas’ Grosjean Second Fastest Wednesday In Spain
Wednesday, 24 Feb, 2016 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Haas’ Grosjean Second Fastest Wednesday In Spain
Haas’ Grosjean Second Fastest Wednesday In Spain

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Racing Today.com
Romain Grosjean added to Haas F1 Team’s lap-count and data bank during the third day of preseason testing Wednesday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain.
Grosjean logged 82 laps around the 2.89-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn circuit during his second stint in the No. 8 VF-16 and its Ferrari 061 turbo V-6 […]

Haas’ Gutierrez Cracks Top 6 In Testing In Spain
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2016 – 19:26 | Comments Off on Haas’ Gutierrez Cracks Top 6 In Testing In Spain
Haas’ Gutierrez Cracks Top 6 In Testing In Spain

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Esteban Gutierrez methodically advanced up the timing chart during his preseason testing debut for Haas F1 Team Tuesday, logging 79 laps around Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya in Spain en route to a sixth-place overall result.
Gutierrez’s trouble-free run in the No. 21 VF-16, powered by the Ferrari 061 turbo V-6, […]