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Mercedes, Haas Get Off To Fast Starts In Australia
Friday, 23 Mar, 2018 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Mercedes, Haas Get Off To Fast Starts In Australia
Mercedes, Haas Get Off To Fast Starts In Australia

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Led appropriately enough by Lewis Hamilton, the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship roared to life Friday with a pair of 90-minute free practice sessions for the Australian Grand Prix.
Hamilton, the four-time/reigning World Driving Champion from Great Britain and Mercedes AMG, posted the day’s fastest lap around the 3.295-mile/5.303-kilometer/16-turn Melbourne […]

Haas F1 Has Busy Final Day In Spain
Sunday, 11 Mar, 2018 – 9:16 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Has Busy Final Day In Spain
Haas F1 Has Busy Final Day In Spain

Haas F1 Team lead driver Romain Grosjean closed-out the final session of preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship with _ what else? _ a RUSH.
Grosjean scripted a new preseason testing benchmark for American-owned Haas F1 with 181 laps completed Friday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. That also was the highest […]

Haas Has Huge Day At Testing
Friday, 9 Mar, 2018 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Haas Has Huge Day At Testing
Haas Has Huge Day At Testing

American industrialist Gene Haas gave his third-year Formula One team specific marching orders prior to the opening of preseason testing last week in Spain _ close the competitive gap to Scuderia Ferrari, guys.
Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen heard the boss and delivered on Thursday at Circuit de Barcelona –Catalunya.
Magnussen’s quick time of 1 minute, 18:360-seconds […]

Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues
Thursday, 8 Mar, 2018 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues
Grosjean In Cockpit For Haas As F1 Testing Continues

Lap times dropped dramatically Wednesday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, as preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship reached the halfway mark of its second week in Spain.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo set the day’s quickest time _ and overall _ around the 2.892-mile/4.655-kilometer/16-turn layout at 1 minute, 18.047-seconds while completing the […]

Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start
Friday, 2 Mar, 2018 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start
Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Perhaps Formula One tire supplier Pirelli needs to develop a compound for snow.
American-owned Haas F1 Team wrapped up a weather-plagued first week of testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One Word Championship Thursday with Kevin Magnussen turning 96 laps at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. A combination of snow, rain […]

Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace
Sunday, 25 Feb, 2018 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace
Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace

Preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship gets underway Monday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, with the series’ only American team returning for its third campaign featuring the same driver lineup from last year amid relatively unchanged technical regulations.
Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will take the wheel of […]

Haas Takes Wraps Off VF-18
Thursday, 15 Feb, 2018 – 12:38 | Comments Off on Haas Takes Wraps Off VF-18
Haas Takes Wraps Off VF-18

American-owned Haas F1 Team has unveiled its 2018 race car _ featuring the FIA-mandated “halo” frontal cockpit protection device _ as a prelude to the start of testing for the Formula One World Championship season later this month.
The VF-18 is an evolution of the team’s second car, the VF-17, which carried industrialist Gene Haas’ […]

Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Wednesday, 17 Jan, 2018 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
 
The news of Dan Gurney’s passing over the weekend re-fired a raging and often hostile debate between me, myself and I which seems to flare whenever something of major auto racing significance makes headlines.
It’s the debate about which four American drivers are most deserving of having their visages cut into […]

‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018 – 21:07 | Comments Off on ‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, arguably the most versatile driver to buckle-up behind the steering wheel of a race car, has passed away.
Gurney _ who won races in NASCAR stock cars, Indy cars, Formula One cars and IMSA sports cars _ died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 86 in Newport Beach, Calif. Gurney was born on […]

Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Sunday, 3 Dec, 2017 – 9:33 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team completed its sophomore season with a repeat and respectable eighth-place finish in the FIA Formula One World Championship constructor standings. And to paraphrase Major League Baseball muse Casey Stengel, Gene Haas’ American-owned organization now will have an excellent chance of becoming juniors.
Haas F1 drivers Romain Grosjean and […]