World news – Haas will complete the second F1 car in the second race in 2021


Haas will finish its car in the second race of the season in 2021. Some smaller components are not yet ready for the Bahrain Grand Prix at the start of the season.

Team boss Günther Steiner has previously made it clear that this year’s car will not be further developed over the course of the season, as the team will concentrate on the regulations of 2022 . Still, some aspects of the car are not ready for race one this weekend. Steiner says the last car will be used from the second lap – which is currently planned for Imola.

« No, we haven’t changed any parts or upgrades from the test here, » Steiner said. “During the test, we had a few new parts on the car every day that we drive here, just like we finished the test on Sunday.

“ Everything we wanted here is here. We had a late development that we’re going to feature at Imola, but that’s the final step of this car. There will be some minor parts for Imola, not big changes to be honest. It’s just a few small pieces that we didn’t finish in time, but we knew they wouldn’t be ready for a few months. It’s not that they were late or anything. We will have some parts for Imola and then we will not change the car. « 

Although last year’s car was not developed during the season either, it should not be overlooked how different the 2021 car will be from its predecessor, as Haas does a lot of work over the winter.

 » A little (is different) because we had to change it to the newer regulations, so the floor has changed, there is a different front wing, the body has changed because there were some changes to the engine, obviously to the brakes … It There were some pretty big changes when you compare it to last year’s car. « 

While the new car is almost a completed project, it shouldn’t detract from the effort Haas is making on its 2022 car, according to Steiner.

“We said to take one step back to take two forward, this is our year. It’s a year of transition … but we’re not holding back development for 2022. So I would not call it a waiting pattern, that is, you stop everything – on the contrary, we are actually developing quite strongly for 2022.We decided for 2022 and decided to go this route. “

While studying sports journalism at the University of Central Lancashire, Chris managed to win the 2008 British Grand Prix and stayed for three years before joining ESPN F1 as Assistant Editor. After three years at ESPN, after a time as F1 editor at the Crash Media Group, the main task was to start the English language website of and to run it as editor.
Present at every race since the beginning of 2014, he has further expanded his freelance portfolio and worked with international titles. In addition to writing for RACER, he also works for BBC 5Live and Sky Sports in the UK, as well as titles in Japan and the Middle East.

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