Haas F1 Becomes The First Team To Reveal Its Car For Formula One 2020 Season

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Haas F1 has opted for a red, grey and black colour scheme for the 2020 car and will unveil it in public during testing in Barcelona which begins on February 19.

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Auto racing team Haas on Thursday became the first F1 to reveal their Formula One 2020 season car after posting images of the new VF-20 online. The American team has opted for a red, grey and black colour scheme for the new season and this will be the fifth season on the grid. The American team recorded its best finish in 2018 i.e 5th in the championship before finishing a poor 9th on the table last year.

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F1: Here's all you need to know about Haas new car 

Haas will officially reveal its new car in public during the testing in Barcelona which begins on February 19. Both the Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean will be testing the new car, with Magnussen driving on day one, while Romain Grosjean will drive the car on the following day. The drivers are set to split the final day.

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Speaking about the new VF-20 Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner is hopeful about team gaining an understanding of why the team struggled so much last year and finishing ninth on the Constructors Championship table. While speaking to F1 official website Steiner said that it is exciting to see the development of a new Formula One car and undoubtedly the VF-20 has to deliver where the previous car didn’t. He also said that with the regulations remaining stable into this season, it’s allowed the team to improve the car and find solutions and applications to channel into the design of the VF-20.

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F1: Teams confirm their driver lineups for the 2020 Season

Mercedes

The defending champions will continue to pair Bottas with six-time champion Lewis Hamilton, who will be going after a Michael Schumacher-equalling 7th drivers’ title in 2020.

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Ferrari

Ferrari will also continue their association with Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc for the 2020 season as they

Red Bull

Max Verstappen will continue his partnership with young Alex Albon. 

McLaren

Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris will retain their seats for McLaren in the upcoming season.

Renault

Daniel Ricciardo will continue to drive for Renault, while his partner Nico Hulkenberg will be replaced by former Force India driver Esteban Ocon

Toro Rosso

Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly have been retained by Toro Rosso, with Kvyat marking a fifth season behind the wheel of one of the Italian team’s cars.

Racing Point

Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll will continue their partnership for their second season together at Racing Point. 

Alfa Romeo

Antonio Giovinazzi will continue his partnership at Alfa Romeo with 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen.

Haas

Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will continue their partnership for the fourth season running at the American Haas outfit.

Williams

George Russell will c will be joined by 2019 Formula 2 driver Nicholas Latifi, the only ‘new’ driver on the grid for 2020 season.

 

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