Haas ditch Russian-inspired livery at F1 pre-season testing and have all-white car after outrage over Ukraine invasion

HAAS have ditched their Russian title sponsor for the final day of testing in Barcelona. The title-sponsor Uralkali is a Russian chemical company, owned by Dmitry Mazepin, the father of Haas driver Nikita Mazepin. Dimitry Mazepine met with Putin last month to discuss his company, Uralkali. Haas released the following statement statement: “Haas F1 Team will present its VF-22 in a plain white livery, minus Uralkali branding, for the third and final day of track running at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya on Friday 25 February. “Nikita Mazepin will drive as planned in the morning session with Mick Schumacher taking over in the afternoon.

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