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Exclusive: Haas F1 Inks Deal With Alpinestars To Become Team's Official Supplier

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 10 / 16

Haas F1 has struck a new partnership with Alpinestars to become an official supplier of the team. The Italian manufacturer of professional racing products will provide the U.S.-based racing team with all its technical wear. Haas F1 did not disclose...

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