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Team Owner Gene Haas Calls Original Vision For Haas F1 Team 'Foolish'

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 29 / 16

F1 Team Owner Gene Haas described his initial vision for the Haas F1 Team as “silly” and “foolish,” but he applauded his squad’s ability to turn on a dime and deliver results. Haas F1 currently ranks eighth in the constructors' championship with 28 points after 13 races...

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