Haas F1 tweaked 2024 car look

Haas F1 Team have revealed their 2024 car via digital rendering and it features an evolution of their traditional black, red and white livery.

The proper VF-24 will perform a shakedown run later this month at Silverstone, before heading off to Bahrain for the pre-season test in preparation for the upcoming Formula 1 championship.

This will be their first season in Formula 1 without Netflix’s Drive to Survive star Guenther Steiner at the top, with Ayao Komatsu stepping up from his engineering leadership role to take over the team manager role.

“I’m looking forward to seeing the VF-24 running and racing – a sentiment,” said team owner Gene Haas. “I know I share with our partners and indeed the entire team.

“In Nico Hulkenberg and Kevin Magnussen, we also know we’ve got a great pair of drivers behind the wheel, their experience will prove invaluable again as we develop our program through the year. We’ve used the off-season to put the processes in place to be better and ultimately improve our overall performance. Soon we get to see how we’re doing.”

Komatsu added: “We’re realistic about our expectations for the VF-24 to start but it’s still an exciting moment in any Formula 1 season to showcase the car.

“There’s a lot of work ahead of us to make progress and increase our performance but everyone here is highly motivated and eager to get on track with the VF-24.

“I know we’ll be maximizing our time in Bahrain with all the various items we need to push through. Bottom line, we can’t wait to get going and get the season underway.”

It will be interesting if the change in leadership can help Haas move up the pecking order in this sport. Last year, the team finished last in the constructors’ standings.

Hopefully Kevin Magnussen and Nico Huldenberg will have a better car to score points as last year’s VF-23 had tyre management issues caused by the aerodynamics. Best of luck to Haas in this upcoming season.

3 thoughts to “Haas F1 tweaked 2024 car look”

  1. Haas got F1 launch season under way by revealing a new predominantly black livery for their 2024 car on Friday but the team are already downplaying their expectations.

    Nico Hulkenberg and Kevin Magnussen will drive the new car, which is an evolution from last season’s machine that finished bottom of the Constructors’ Championship.

    “Out of the gates in Bahrain I still think we’re going to be towards the back of the grid, if not last,” said Komatsu.

    “Since I’ve become team principal, I’ve spent a lot of time talking to managers – both in the UK and Italy – and they’re excited because it’s an opportunity to improve and there are areas of improvement everywhere.

    “The reason our launch-spec car is not going to be quick enough in Bahrain is not because of the quality of the people we have here, but it’s because we started late and then we stopped for two months to do the Austin upgrade.

    “It really diverted resource, so we lost time there, but the team is finding good gains in the wind tunnel so that’s positive and in terms of characteristics, it’s going in the right direction.”


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