The team Haas keeps the feet on the ground after the test held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The americans are in their third year of life in Formula 1 and the VF-18 is your new weapon to fight in the noble area of the grill. In the two previous seasons, the americans finished in eighth place overall, to visualize an evolution after the consolidation could occur in 2018.
Both the pilot Kevin Magnussen as Romain Grosjean, with tires superblandos, have garnered the sixth and ninth place, respectively, in the global of all time, marked in the test, something that has aroused curiosity in a good paddock. However, Magnussen has not been excited to such an outcome and expect to drive in Australia for testing of cotton: “We have to wait and see. We do not know what the other teams are doing or if you have a lot of fuel in the car”, he explained.
“we Believe that we have improved our car, but also have done it all. We’ll have to wait until Melbourne to have an approach that is better where we are going to be, and then in the first couple of races will probably show another image. Fortunately, we can do it well, but it is too soon to say”, has come to the Danish.
A goal that they have in mind in the set of Gene Haas is to overcome this season in eighth place in the constructors. “you don’t necessarily need to finish in fourth place, although we should not make it worse than in 2017. We have a goal that is very common in the team because we want to give a step forward: go to a place in the championship. If we can finish seventh in the constructors ‘championship and move up in a position, we can be really happy”, has clarified Magnussen.