Gene Haas

‘I didn’t talk to him’: Haas boss opens up on Mazepin’s sacking

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner is unsure whether he feels any sympathy for Nikita Mazepin following his sacking from the team. Mazepin claimed two race wins in the 2020 Formula 2 season, and made his way into Formula 1 by virtue of his father Dmitry’s money, a Russian oligarch who part owns the Russia-based Uralkali


‘Nothing political’ – Russell sends message of support to Mazepin

Mercedes driver George Russell has revealed that he has sent a personal message of support to Nikita Mazepin after the Russian was sacked by Haas. Mazepin entered Formula 1 last year backed by the funding of his oligarch father Dmitry, who part owns the Russia-based Uralkali firm that also became name partner of the Banbury


Kevin Magnussen returns to Haas as Nikita Mazepin’s replacement

Kevin Magnussen’s sensational return to Haas in 2022 has been confirmed, and he will be in the car during the second pre-season test in Bahrain. The Dane signed for the Banbury squad in 2017 having spent two seasons in the sport with McLaren and Renault in 2014 and 2016. He and Romain Grosjean managed 40


Uralkali ‘seek repayment’ of 2022 funding from Haas

Uralkali have asked Haas to repay the money that they have already given them for the 2022 season after they were dropped as a name partner. The Russia-based firm is part owned by Dmitry Mazepin, and the sponsorship deal funded his son Nikita’s seat in Formula 1 in 2021. The partnership was set to continue

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Haas will contest first day of testing after freight troubles

Haas have confirmed that they will miss half a day of the pre-season test in Bahrain this week after cargo issues set them back. Their cars and other essential equipment was stranded in Doncaster after the cargo plane that was supposed to transfer them to Bahrain broke down in Istanbul. It was then reported that


Haas looking to sign experienced driver as Mazepin’s replacement

Gene Haas, owner of the Haas team, has said that he and his team are in the process of evaluating who would the best fit for their vacant seat now that Nikita Mazepin has left the sport. The Banbury-based team took the decision to drop Uralkali after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine put a heavy strain


Andretti F1 team could ‘make the top 3 wince’ – Buxton

Formula 1 journalist Will Buxton is convinced that Michael Andretti’s plans to enter a team are valid, and he sees it as no surprise that the top dogs in the sport are “worried.” Andretti, a semi-retired racing driver and son of 1978 F1 champion Mario, was confirmed by his father on 18 February to have

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