Haas have jumped the gun on their planned pit lane launch of the VF-20 to become the first of the ten Formula One teams to showcase their 2020 entry.
Haas have, as expected reverted back to the pre-Rich Energy paint job with a predominantly white and black design with red Haas branding and flashes.
The reveal, which was made across the official Haas Formula One team's social media channels, was made using digital renderings of the new car but a full launch of the physical car will still be made in the Barcelona pit lane ahead of the first day of preseason testing on Wednesday February 19.
“It’s always exciting to see the development of a new Formula One car and undoubtedly the VF-20 has to deliver where our previous car didn’t," said team principal Guenther Steiner. "With the regulations remaining stable into this season, it’s allowed us to improve our understanding of the car and to scrutinize ourselves more in order to find solutions and applications to channel into the design of the VF-20.
"Last year was definitely a set-back, one I would never have asked for, but you learn from such situations – we all have. Everybody at the team was forced to look at themselves and understand what they can do better. I’m looking forward to seeing the VF-20 make its track debut. As always in testing, you want many things, but lots of mileage, reliability and speed would be welcomed as we ready ourselves for the first race in Australia.”
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