HAAS F1 team skal vælge kørere i september

New F1 team Haas’ initial driver lineup might be known inside period of time. Team boss Gunther Steiner on weekday same he has needed a listing of concerning ten potential candidates for the new, Ferrari-linked yank team. “It was a decent response after we contacted them,” he said. “No one same ‘Hey, this is often new, i do not need to travel there’.”

Steiner same talks with the drivers square measure happening currently. “We square measure talking with concerning 10 individuals,” he discovered. “Some square measure in a higher place the list, some square measure lower. however we would like to ascertain WHO is out there.” Recent reports have same Ferrari check drivers Esteban Gutierrez and Jean-Eric Vergne square measure high on the list, as is Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg.

Californian GP2 driver Alexander Rossi, and Indycar race winner Josef Newgarden have additionally been mentioned, as has out-of-work German driver Adrian Sutil. Steiner says expertise is “key”. “For certain it’s important. we tend to square measure a replacement team — everything else is new, plenty of unknowns, therefore we’d like a known amount. And if the expertise is coming back with speed, even higher.”

“I assume we will build a call, or we might wish to build a call, by the tip of summer. Then we will get ready, the automotive has to match the motive force, {and we tend to|and that we} additionally would like time to clarify to our driver what we do,” he said. “He has to facilitate US in addition — ‘What does one need from US to induce ready?'”

“So by September I hope we’ve the choice for a minimum of one, if not two. Ideally it’ll be 2. however we’ve got fascinating candidates, that is incredibly nice for US to possess drivers with a decent name WHO seek advice from US seriously. I hope we will pull a number of them off,” more Steiner.