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Maserati Could Follow Alfa Romeo Back Into F1 With Haas 8
Posted by Carscoops Staff in F1, Ferrari, Haas, Maserati, Motorsport, racing, Reports on 12 8th, 2017

It’s been nearly half a century since we last saw Maserati represented on the F1 grid, but the Italian brand could be preparing a return. According to Auto Express, the automaker could follow a similar path to its sister brand Alfa Romeo, partnering with the Haas team on a rebranded engine deal.

Alfa Romeo recently announced just such an arrangement with the Sauber team, using Ferrari engines re-badged as Alfa Romeo. Both Maserati and Alfa Romeo fall under the umbrella of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, from which Ferrari only recently separated. All three, however, remain under the direction of Sergio Marchionne.

While Marchionne remains adamant that Ferrari could withdraw from the series if it doesn’t agree with the next round of engine regulations, bringing both Sauber and Haas under even closer influence could give the high-powered exec a larger voting block.

The deal would reportedly see Maserati paying Haas some €20 million per season for title sponsorship, most (if not all) of which would go right back to Ferrari, effectively making its engines free in return for the branding (and allegiance).

Maserati’s F1 history stretches back to the 1950. Juan Manual Fangio won two of his world championships in the legendary 250F, which was also driven by the likes of Stirling Moss, Jack Brabham, Phil Hill Mike Hawthorn, Carroll Shelby, Masten Gregory and Roy Salvadori. The automaker shut down its works team after 1957, remaining represented by private teams through 1960 and continuing to supply engines through 1969.

This wouldn’t be the first time we’d see Maserati competing under Ferrari power. The Enzo-based MC12 dominated the FIA GT1 class in the previous decade with Ferrari’s blessing, though then-chairman Luca di Montezemolo is said to have blocked other efforts to put the Trident brand back on the racing circuit.

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Haas F1 Is Sticking With The Same Drivers Next Season 23
Posted by Carscoops Staff in F1, Haas, Motorsport, racing on 07 23rd, 2017

We're expecting a big game of musical chairs to unfold at the end of this season of Formula One racing. But Haas won't take part.
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Haas F1 Unveils New Livery For Rest Of 2017 Season 19
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Haas, racing, Reports on 05 19th, 2017

Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will take to the grid in Monaco with a new color scheme following a recent styling update by Haas F1.
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Watch All 2017 New-Look F1 Cars In Action During Barcelona Testing 28
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Ferrari, Force India, Haas, McLaren-Honda, mercedes, racing, Red Bull, renault, Sauber, Toro Rosso, video, Williams on 02 28th, 2017

With pre-season testing under way in Barcelona, Formula 1 teams are looking to get in as many laps as they can, hoping to iron out all the kinks before the season opener in Melbourne.
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Haas Aims For Even Better Results This Year With New VF-17 26
Posted by Carscoops Staff in F1, Haas, Motorsport, racing on 02 26th, 2017

The Haas F1 Team did impressively well last year. It finished its debut season in eighth place, beating Renault, Sauber, and Manor. That's the best any new F1 team has done on its debut since the turn of the millennium. It aims to do even better this year, and this is the car with which it aims to do so.
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Musical Chairs Filling Up Fast As Haas Signs Magnussen, Renault Keeps Palmer 17
Posted by Carscoops Staff in F1, Haas, Motorsport, racing, renault on 11 17th, 2016

The 2016 Formula One World Championship isn't even finished yet, but already the music is slowing down and the last few seats in the grand game of musical chairs are filling up fast.
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Haas F1’s Esteban Gutierrez Tired Of Finishing Outside The Points 24
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Haas, Reports on 09 24th, 2016

Finishing eleventh in a third of your 2016 F1 races can get really old, really fast, according to Haas' Esteban Gutierrez.
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2016 Formula 1 Mid-Season Teammate Comparison 27
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Ferrari, Force India, Haas, Manor, mercedes, racing, Red Bull, renault, Reports, Sauber, Toro Rosso, Williams on 08 27th, 2016

The Formula 1 circus has officially ended its vacation and returned to action today at Spa-Francorchamps for the 13th round of the 2016 championship. Right before the red lights go out tomorrow and with eight races remaining 'till the end, it's time we took a quick look at the drivers.
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Haas F1 Hoping Ferrari Can Be Less Hesitant Despite FIA Regulations 9
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Ferrari, Haas, Reports on 08 9th, 2016

According to Haas F1 owner Gene Haas, in order for his team to replicate the success they had during this season's first four races, Ferrari needs to step up their game as well.
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Santino Ferrucci Is First American To Drive An American F1 Car Since 1977 17
Posted by Carscoops Staff in F1, Haas, Motorsport, racing on 07 17th, 2016

While NASCAR draws huge crowds, Formula One has never been the focus of the American racing scene the way it is in other countries. Which could be why you seldom see American drivers and American teams competing in grands prix. But that dry spell came to an end.
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Vote: Which F1 Team Has The Best Livery This Season? 18
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Carscoop Poll, F1, Ferrari, Force India, Haas, Manor, mclaren, McLaren-Honda, mercedes, Poll, racing, Red Bull, renault, RenaultSport, Sauber, Toro Rosso, Williams on 06 18th, 2016

We're now a third of the way through the 2016 Formula One World Championship, with the Canadian Grand Prix completed this past weekend, and the new European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan set to take place next weekend.
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Gene Haas Slams Critics, Calls Them “Whiners” 15
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Haas, Reports on 04 15th, 2016

Haas F1 Team owner Gene Haas thinks that the people who have a problem with the way his squad has performed so far in the 2016 are nothing but "whiners".
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Haas Team Principal Worried About Formula 1 Debut 19
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Haas, Reports on 03 19th, 2016

Team Boss Gunther Steiner believes that the US team could "mess something up" during their Formula 1 debut in Melbourne on Sunday.
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America’s Haas F1 Team Reveals its First Ever F1 Car 22
Posted by Brad Anderson in F1, Ferrari, Haas, racing, Reports on 02 22nd, 2016

The Haas F1 Team has just unveiled its entrant for the 2016 Formula One season dubbed the VF-16.
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Haas F1 Car Will Be Ready In February, Team Confident It’s On Time 22
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in F1, Ferrari, Haas, Reports on 12 22nd, 2015

The Haas Formula 1 car is expected to be unveiled on February 21st, one day ahead of pre-season testing in Barcelona.
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