After an impressive debut in 2016, the US team with the innovative customer model, must seek to address their reliability issues
WHAT’S NEW ? Kevin Magnussen is newly arrived from Renault and, having been criticised publicly for his lack of effort, needs to show more application at his new team. As last year, the team’s chassis has been designed and manufactured by single-seater specialists Dallara, with the new-spec engine and non-listed parts coming from Ferrari.
F1 RA CING’S VERDICT Even if they iron out their unreliability issues, their limited resource means it’s hard to imagine Haas improving on last year’s eighth place.
TEAM DETAILS Name Haas F1 Team Address 4001 Haas Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA Chassis VF-17 Engine Ferrari 062 Website haasf1team.com Twitter @HaasF1Team
KEY PERSONNEL Chairman Gene Haas Team principal Guenther Steiner Head of aero Ben Agathangelou Chief designer Rob Taylor Team manager Dave O’Neill
TEAM HISTORY Founded 2014 First GP Australia 2016 Races started 21 Wins 0 Poles 0 Fastest laps 0 Points 29 Drivers’ titles 0 Constructors’ titles 0