Haas F1 Team Makes its Debut in 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship

Haas F1 Team makes its FIA Formula 1 World Championship debut on March 20 at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, which marks the first appearance of an American-led F1 team in three decades. Founded by industrialist Gene Haas, Haas F1 Team is based in the United States on the same Kannapolis, North Carolina campus as his championship-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, Stewart-Haas Racing. Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, and he is chairman of Haas F1 Team.