In the round-up: Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says the team isn’t considering building more parts in-house, and could do the opposite.
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What they say
Steiner was asked whether the arrival of the budget cap next year would lead the team to change its business model and produce more of its parts in-house.
No – for sure it’s an opportunity, but we don’t want to do that [at] the moment. Because that again means we would need to invest money in it and now is the wrong time to invest money because this was a very bad financial year for us. So to invest money now, we can just not do it.
So our business model works, we are pretty happy with it. Maybe we just need to do a little bit more of it, like Racing Point and Mercedes are doing.
Quotes: Dieter Rencken
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