Haas Formula 1 team has fix for front wing failure ready

Haas plans to introduce a fix to the front wing of its first Formula 1 car following a failure during the opening day of testing at Barcelona

Haas Formula 1 team has fix for front wing failure ready

Romain Grosjean caused the only red flag of the day in Spain when his car lost its front wing on the start/finish straight.

While he returned to the track after sitting out most of the afternoon running and did not suffer any more problems, the team will have a proper solution in place for the second day of running.

"We had a small issue with the wings that took up some time, but we have fixed it for tomorrow," Grosjean told reporters in the Barcelona paddock.

"We understood the problem very quickly, it was clear to everyone.

"It shouldn't be too hard to fix, and there's a 99 per cent chance that we have solved the problem."

Grosjean said he expects bigger problems to hit the team as it logs more laps, but he has faith in Haas's ability to tackle any dramas.

"It's kind of a small team but we've got big resources," he added.

"There have been a few minor things but everyone is on it.

"When it's on Ferrari's side they have been good, and when it's on our side we have good people as well to solve it.

"We didn't have any leaks, any problems, any failures, any electrical cuts.

"We will have more problems, that's a fact, but we are very happy with where we are."

When asked if he feels Haas will be able to score points this season, Grosjean said: "Yes.

"Melbourne is one of the races where it is easier to score points - if you finish it normally you are not far from the top 10.

"But yes, we are not far off being able to be in the midfield."

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