Grosjean confirmed for Haas F1 seat

2015-09-29 17:31
Romain Grosjean (AP)

Kannapolis - French driver Romain Grosjean will race for Ferrari-powered Haas F1 when they debut next season, the new U.S.-owned Formula One team announced on Tuesday.

Haas founder and chairman Gene Haas, who is also co-owner of the successful Stewart-Haas NASCAR team, joined Grosjean in a news conference at the team's Kannapolis headquarters in North Carolina.

The team are the first U.S.-owned entrants in Formula One since 1986.

Grosjean is currently racing for Lotus, who are in the process of being taken over by Renault.

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