Haas team learning from mistakes of other recent F1 entrants

The Haas team has learned from the mistakes made by Formula 1's most recent new entrants, according to team principal Gunther Steiner.

Haas team learning from mistakes of other recent F1 entrants

The planned USF1 project didn't make the grid in 2010, while HRT and Caterham struggled at the back of the field for a few years before closing their doors without having scored a point.

Marussia did score through Jules Bianchi in Monaco last year, but that is the only points finish in its five-and-a-half year history.

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Haas secured an entry in 2014 and after initially planning to join this season, the team decided to push its debut back until next year to allow more time to prepare.

Steiner told AUTOSPORT that he wasn't concerned about the poor results achieved by the likes of HRT, Caterham and Marussia because Haas has done its homework.

"I wouldn't say it worries me," he said. "We take it with respect what happened.

"We analyse it with respect. But that's why we try to do it different.

"If we would do the same, starting from nothing, doing everything ourselves with no time, in six months doing everything - we wouldn't be doing it, because nobody needs to do this.

"We want to do this and we want to try to give us the best chance possible out there.

"And doing more of the same [as previous newcomers], as I said before, that doesn't work.

"Starting from nothing works for no one."

The American team has an engine deal and technical partnership with Ferrari, meaning the Scuderia will supply Haas with all 'non-listed' parts in line with the regulations.

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