The major headache facing F1's newest team

The major headache facing F1's newest team

Haas is set for its best result in its short Formula 1 history, even if fourth place is probably now out of its reach. But recent events have frustrated owner Gene Haas and he reckons only drastic developments will solve the championship's problems

Being his home race, Austin was a big weekend for Gene Haas. With fourth place in the world championship in his team's sights, a decent result would have been very welcome.

But in the end, it could hardly have gone any worse. Romain Grosjean was eliminated by causing an early collision with Charles Leclerc and picked up a three-place grid penalty for Mexico as a result, while Kevin Magnussen was excluded from ninth for a fuel-consumption infringement.

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