Magnussen helps make sensational comeback with Haas in 2022
Haas F1 has introduced that Kevin Magnussen has signed a multi-calendar year offer to make a sensational return to Components one with the Kannapolis dependent outfit in the forthcoming time.
The Dane driver will make a comeback with the American F1 group, changing Nikita Mazepin. The group parted techniques with the Russian driver soon after Russian president Vladimir Putin purchased a army assault on Ukraine at the finish of February.
Magnussen produced his debut in F1 with McLaren in 2014 just before he switched to Renault in 2016. The son of the previous F1 driver raced for Haas from 2017 until finally his departure from the activity at the finish of the 2020 time.
Workforce Principal Guenther Steiner claimed: “I’m delighted to welcome Kevin Magnussen again to Haas F1 Workforce. When seeking for a driver who could carry benefit to the group, not to point out a prosperity of Components one practical experience, Kevin was a simple selection for us.
“Kevin’s speedy availability indicates we can faucet into him as a useful resource for pre-time tests along with both equally Mick Schumacher and Pietro Fittipaldi. Pietro’s likely to be to start with in this 7 days with 50 % a day’s managing at the examination on Thursday – which is a fantastic possibility for him, with Mick and Kevin accomplishing the relaxation in advance of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
“Kevin was a essential element in our prior successes – not the very least when we both equally scored our most effective finishes in Components one again in 2018. He ongoing to exhibit past calendar year that he’s an elite race vehicle driver introducing wins and podiums to his resume.
“As a veteran existence in both equally the garage and the engineering space, he’ll give a good benchmark for us with the on-likely enhancement of the VF-22. We’re all seeking ahead to welcoming Kevin again this 7 days in Bahrain.”
Welcome again, K-Magazine! 🇩🇰@KevinMagnussen will husband or wife @SchumacherMick in our 2022 driver line-up 🤝#HaasF1 pic.twitter.com/L4bz9TfMcR
— Haas F1 Workforce (@HaasF1Team) March nine, 2022
Magnussen extra: “I was certainly extremely astonished but similarly extremely thrilled to obtain the phone from Haas F1 Workforce. I was seeking in a diverse route relating to my commitments for 2022 but the possibility to return to contend in Components one, and with a group I know particularly perfectly, was just far too captivating. I actually have to say thank you to both equally Peugeot and Chip Ganassi Racing for releasing me instantly – both equally are fantastic companies.
“Naturally, I also want to thank Gene Haas and Guenther Steiner for the possibility to resume my Components one occupation – I know just how aggressive they both equally are and how eager they are to return to competing 7 days in and 7 days out. We have appreciated a good romantic relationship and our beneficial affiliation remained even when I still left at the finish of 2020.
“I’ve been briefed as significantly as achievable on the enhancement of the VF-22 and the possible in the deal. There is function to do but I’m thrilled to be a aspect of it. I cannot hold out to get again driving the wheel of a Components one vehicle in Bahrain.”