Haas’s new title sponsor Rich Energy has played down concerns it could be forced to change its logo due to a court case involving another company which uses a similar design.
[retrompujps01]ATB Sales Limited, which produces the Whyte bicycle brand, has brought a claim against Rich Energy and its CEO William Storey before the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court.
The case is due to be heard on the 12th and 13th of March with a judgement due on May 1st – four races into the 2019 F1 season.
Haas’s new colour scheme, which reflects Rich Energy’s branding, drew immediate comparisons with the John Player Special Lotus liveries of 1972 to 1986.
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Haas has revealed its new livery following the arrival of Rich Energy as its title sponsor for the 2019 Formula 1 season. More: https://www.racefans.net/2019/02/07/haas-reveals-new-livery-2019-f1-season-london/