Haas confirms launch date, Aston Martin reveals car name

Haas confirms launch date, Aston Martin reveals car name, F1 Daily

By on

Formula One’s sole American squad, the Haas F1 Team has become the last team to confirm its launch date just three weeks before the pre-season testing gets underway in Bahrain.

The Kannapolis-based team has revealed that its new car is set to be unveiled on March 4. The team will present its 2021 F1 challenger, the VF-21 in an online launch that will begin at 8 GMT.

Haas is among the teams that have gone through significant changes ahead of the 2021 F1 season. The Günther Steiner-led outfit will field a new driver line-up after the departure of Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen. Ferrari protégé Mick Schumacher is set to make his debut at the pinnacle of motorsport after clinching the championship title last year in the FIA F2 series.

The 21-year-old will be joined at the team by fellow rookie Nikita Mazepin. The Russian also competed in the F2 series with Hitech Grand Prix team last year, finishing fifth at the end of the season.

In the meantime, Aston Martin has revealed that its 2021 F1 car will be called the AMR21. The Silverstone-based Racing Point team has been rebranded to Aston Martin Racing for 2021 with the British luxury car manufacturer set to make its return to Formula One after six decades.

Aston Martin participated in the 1959 and 1960 F1 season, but that was a rather difficult campaign for them as they failed to score any championship points. The name of their new car presents a departure from the previous pattern as their 1960 machinery was called DBR5, named after then-team owner David Brown.

Return back to News

Return back to Home

What's your reaction?

In Love
Not Sure

You may also like


  1. […] to reveal their 2021 cars. The Woking-based outfit is currently poised to become the first squad to reveal its new car with a digital launch planned which will take place at their factory on 15 […]

  2. […] weapon we could possibly have to attack these new financial regulations in a good way would be to launch with a car that is fast from the beginning, because a car that is fast from the beginning is going to be […]

  3. […] team that will race in the championship founded by Formula E co-creator Alejandro Agag will be named JBXE and the initial photos indicate that the team’s car will feature a white and fluorescent yellow […]

  4. […] “Last year we had a good car. This year we will have a different level of excitement and motivation because of Aston Martin. […]

  5. […] When Romain Grosjean speared into the barriers at the start of the Bahrain Grand Prix and produced an instantaneous fireball, many at home and in the garages feared the worst. But, after two agonising minutes of no replays and no information, it was confirmed Grosjean had miraculously escaped and was safely sitting in the medical car. […]

  6. […] well as success on the track, we will work with Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team to achieve its objectives away from the track by becoming more […]

  7. […] new car, the SF21, was not revealed at the launch – it will break cover on 10 March, two days before the start of pre-season testing in […]

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in:News