Connect with us

F1 top news

There is more than one Ferrari team in the race now – Alonso

Published

on

  • 1
    Share

Gunther Steiner says he has no regrets about the path taken by controversial American team Haas.

As Haas stepped up the grid in 2018 to sit behind the top three teams in outright performance, some drivers raised their eyebrows.

“I think there is more than one Ferrari (team) in the race now,” said Fernando Alonso.

And Renault’s Carlos Sainz said recently: “I think they are closer to the league above us than we are.”

But boss Steiner rejects the suggestion that Haas should have built its team “the classic way” rather than align so strongly with Ferrari.

“Other new teams who tried it before us were a little stupid,” he told the Dutch publication Formule 1.

“Don’t misunderstand me — there were some intelligent people and they did nothing wrong, but they did a lot of the same thing. We cannot compete with the big teams in the same way,” Steiner explained.

“Maybe it’s fine the classic way, or maybe there’s another, better way. We took another course and it works,” he added.

Comments

Latest Results




Latest F1 News

2018 F13 days ago

Sirotkin sponsor wanted discount for 2019

1ShareSergey Sirotkin should not be too disappointed that his F1 career is over. That is the view of Mika Salo,...

2018 F13 days ago

Hartley thought he had ‘long term contract’

1ShareHis F1 adventure may be over for now, but Brendon Hartley says his motor racing career is still very much...

2018 F14 days ago

No ‘off season’ for axed F1 driver Vandoorne

1ShareThere will be no winter ‘off season’ for one 2018 F1 driver. Dropped by McLaren, Stoffel Vandoorne has been snapped...

2018 F14 days ago

Super Formula ‘good training ground for F1’ – Marko

1ShareJapan’s Super Formula is now a “good training ground” for Red Bull’s future F1 drivers. That is the view of...

2018 F14 days ago

Departing Ericsson says F1 ‘artificial’

1ShareMarcus Ericsson has departed F1 by saying the category is “a bit artificial”. The Swede drove in F1 for Caterham...

2018 F14 days ago

Todt proud to ‘fight’ for Halo

1ShareJean Todt says he is proud he continued to “fight” for Halo. The cockpit protection innovation was highly controversial from...

2018 F14 days ago

Horner sad to farewell Ricciardo

1ShareChristian Horner admits he is sad that Daniel Ricciardo has left Red Bull. The team boss said Australian Ricciardo alongside...

2018 F14 days ago

Bad season not all Bottas’ fault – Salo

1ShareFormer F1 driver Mika Salo has defended Valtteri Bottas at the end of a bad season for his fellow Finn....

2018 F14 days ago

Ecclestone doubts F1 will race in Miami, London

1ShareBernie Ecclestone doubts Liberty Media’s ability to deliver a second US grand prix on the streets of Miami. Plans for...

2018 F16 days ago

Top two teams could tempt Alonso – Briatore

1ShareFernando Alonso will return to formula one “if Mercedes or Ferrari” come knocking. That is the view of Flavio Briatore,...




Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media