The team Haas de F1 presented in society the Haas VF-21, the vehicle that the German will use Mick Schumacher in his debut in the top flight. The companion of the son of Michael Schumacher it will be russian Nikita mazepin, who will also race for the first time in the specialty.
The VF-21, which features a power unit of Ferrari, shows a new predominantly white decoration with tones that pay tribute to the russian flag due to the arrival of your new main sponsor: Uralkali, one of the largest producers and exporters of fertilizers in the world. Also stands out on the pontoon Haas Automation, the CNC machine company founded by the owner of the equipment, Gene Haas.
"I am very pleased to welcome Uralkali to Formula 1 as a senior partner of the Haas F1 Team." Haas said of the deal with the Russian company. “It's an exciting time for the team with Uralkali coming on board and with Nikita Mazepin and Mick Schumacher driving for us. It's definitely a total change, but I hope we'll be back in the knitting zone ", Agregó.
Precisely for this reason, the American team decided to focus on next year's car so the VF-21 does not have more news than those related to the aerodynamic measurements implemented for this year.
“We are facing a year of learning with the drivers, while technically looking to the future. It is no secret that the VF-21 will not be developed, as we now focus our energies on the car of 2022 and, where we hope, a more level playing field "clarified Guenther Steiner, team manager.
“We all know roughly where we hope to be this season, in terms of competitiveness, but we need to make sure we are there to seize opportunities when they present themselves. First we have to supervise the boys in the tests. The time at the wheel is short, so it will be a steep corner, but personally I am looking forward to seeing its development ”, admitted.
The VF-21 will make its debut on Friday March , the first day of pre-season testing at the International Circuit of Bahrain.