F1 and Haas are wrong to ignore America

F1 and Haas are wrong to ignore America

Alexander Rossi ended an eight-year Formula 1 exile for American drivers last month, but it seems he has been overlooked for a seat by the new Haas team. MARK GLENDENNING looks at why US drivers should be taken more seriously

This might annoy a few Americans, but if I had to choose between Romain Grosjean and Alexander Rossi to lead Haas F1, I'd go with the Frenchman every time.

"There's nobody out there at the moment," Gunter Steiner said when he ruled out the possibility of having an American driver for the American-owned team's inaugural season next year. And when you consider the specific needs of a fledgling team, he's right.

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