The reports surrounded during Spanish GP, and experts suggesting that Haas would be better off acquire an existing team, more willingly than assembling his own from matchless environment.
>> Latest F1 rumours: American F1 team boss Haas visit revs up rumours of Lotus strife
“Gene Haas has no plans to visit the Lotus factory, and he remains committed to building an American-based Formula 1 team and his plans have not changed.” the spokesman told Autosport.
Still the US F1 team has also been linked to a purchase of Caterham. The Leafield-based team’s owner Tony Fernandes made clear at the start of the season that he would likely walk away from F1 if the team did not deliver a significant step forward in competitiveness this year.
Also the source understands that discussions have taken place with various parties about a sale, but no deal has yet been completed.