Why Haas is good for F1

Why Haas is good for F1

Forget the Ferrari affiliation, Haas is shining on its Formula 1 debut on merit says GARY ANDERSON, who knows a thing or two about impressive first-year F1 teams

I doubt there is a single person in the Formula 1 pitlane who believed that a new grand prix team under the current, hugely complicated, regulations could come in and be genuinely competitive from day one.

After all, no one - including the might of Toyota and its mega budgets - has achieved this for many years. The last start-up teams to come in and score regularly in the first season were Sauber in 1993 and my own Jordan team in '91. Even Stewart, which had a second place in Monaco in its first season in '97, didn't score regularly at first.

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