Gunther Steiner: Haas Boss spoke on the Callum Illot and Nikita Mazepin rumors for the Haas 2021 seat.
Haas and Gunther Steiner have a call to make this over the following few weeks. The choice on the motive force’s line up for the F1 2021 season. Consistent with this, stories surfaced of Steiner assembly Russian billionaire Dmitry Mazepin at Sochi, whose son Nikita at present competes in F2. However the former performed it down, calling it a pleasant, courtesy name, and nothing to do with Haas.
“I’ve identified Mr. Mazepin for a very long time. He was in Russia for apparent causes – he’s Russian in any case. He was in our motorhome together with his household. We drank espresso with them and, the truth is, that’s all.”
Gunther additionally confirmed Haas isn’t on the market, and wish to proceed in F1 as it’s. He even gave Williams’ instance of doing the cope with Dorilton Capital through a dealer, one thing he claims they might have finished as nicely had they been on sale.
“We’re not on the market.”
“Let’s finish this dialog. If we put the workforce up on the market, we might do it the way in which Williams did, with a dealer. That’s precisely what we might do.”
Who will drive for Haas within the F1 2021 season?
The present drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean each look set to be discontinued, however the former selected to maintain mum when requested about it. He was chatting with journos at Nurburgring on the sidelines of the Eifel Grand Prix.
“Nothing has occurred in the previous few weeks that’s value writing about.”
Outgoing Racing Level driver Sergio Perez is an possibility, although each events keep no deal has been struck. As for Ferrari junior Callum Illot, Steiner was coy when requested if he can get a rookie season with Haas.
“He’s not on our checklist as a result of he’s a Ferrari driver. He’s their driver. I don’t know what their plans are for him, so in the meanwhile he isn’t on our checklist. He can get on it, however actually not if he smashes the automobile on Friday.”
Race Weekend 🌧 🏁
Damp begin to the the race weekend because the First follow session was cancelled on the 📍 Nurburgring 🇩🇪
⚠️ 2nd follow delayed
Ferrari junior drivers Mick Schumacher and Callum Illot had been resulting from make their F1 driving debut for and Haas
— Clifford Sihlezana (@CliffAndChill)
Sadly for Illot, the ‘smashing the automobile’ by no means materialized as each FP1 and FP2 had been known as off resulting from horrible climate on the Nurburgring. The ‘Inexperienced Hell’ was a white one, with hope throughout the paddock that issues enhance on Saturday and Sunday.