Haas' team boss and drivers have defended their new backer, after Rich Energy boss William Storey said the American team can beat Red Bull in 2019. On the Rich Energy website, the company clearly takes aim at Red Bull, declaring: "Forget the wings, Rich Energy gives you horns."
As for Storey's comments about beating Red Bull "on the track", team boss Gunther Steiner defended the Rich Energy boss.
He is quoted by Speed Week: "We had the fourth best car in the field at times last year, Red Bull is third, so why shouldn't we think of making life difficult for them?
"Whether we do it, I don't know. But I know that if you do not try, you will not succeed," said Steiner.
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