Gene Haas the NASCAR Experience really helped us in the first year in Formula 1

Джин Хаас: Опыт NASCAR сильно помог нам в первый год в Формуле 1

The NASCAR team owner gene Haas believes that the experience in NASCAR helped him in development of his own team in F1.

A 2016 debut for the American team, which managed to occupy the eighth place in the constructors ‘ championship with 29 points earned by Romain Grosjean.

In NASCAR the team came 15 years ago, and accumulated knowledge over the years working in the series helped the team in the beginning of his career in Formula 1.

“It was hard in the first year in NASCAR, said gene Haas. — From the moment we started, in 2002, almost six years, we were complete outsiders. Then competition among the teams and drivers was very high.

However, in Formula 1, we tried not to make those mistakes that hurt us in the beginning in NASCAR. The important thing is that we immediately saw what works and what not.”

On the one hand, we didn’t have to assemble a team again, we had mechanics, trucks and the rest of the infrastructure — continued Haas. On the other — we had little time to prepare-plus has introduced new regulations.

I think the upcoming season will be not much easier than the last, however, thanks to the experience we need to achieve a better result”.

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