Nico Hulkenberg appears to be like to be at the head of Haas’ shortlist of drivers to pair with Kevin Magnussen subsequent year.
The American team’s boss says it’s most attention-grabbing “50-50” that Mick Schumacher will be re-signed for 2023.
23-year-historical Schumacher additionally appears to be like to maintain misplaced the improve of Ferrari’s fashion academy.
“We talked about that it used to be critical for him this season to red meat up,” Mattia Binotto is quoted by Corriere dello Sport newspaper.
“We can sit down down with him in a couple of races and favor what’s most attention-grabbing for his future.”
Haas is surely making no secret of its efforts to potentially replace the young German.
“We in actuality don’t maintain any time stress in any respect,” Steiner told the German broadcaster RTL.
“All people else has time stress nonetheless we don’t, and that’s an earnings that we are going to withhold for ourselves.”
He seems cool on the premise of rescuing the flagging profession of axed McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo, no topic his earlier credentials as one of F1’s top stars.
“What we’re asking is what a driver can make a contribution to increasing the team better,” Steiner talked about.
“How powerful risk are we willing to expend? Within the stop the gut feeling we maintain is one thing that can perchance’t be calculated mathematically.
“In Daniel’s located, first he has to resolve what he desires to form,” he added. “It makes minute sense to handbook him to form one thing, so if he feels love it, he’s going to undoubtedly call us.
“Otherwise he’ll potentially say ’I’m taking a sabbatical’ or one thing else,” talked about Steiner.
The apparent favourite, it seems, is an experienced 35-year-historical German who is already on sabbatical – Nico Hulkenberg.
That is no topic the proven reality that he and Magnussen famously clashed after a chase five years ago, when Haas’ Danish driver told the German to “suck my bls”.
Would pairing them together be a subject for Haas?
“I feel the fans would adore it,” Steiner smiled.
He talked about “most drivers with a massive license” are on Haas’ short-checklist, nonetheless Hulkenberg appears to be like to be the frontrunner.
“A man love Nico brings plenty of abilities with him,” Steiner talked about.