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Apr 14

IndyCar: Montoya places fourth in second race back

Juan Pablo Montoya has competed in Formula 1, NASCAR and Sports Cars since his last days in IndyCar, and many questioned whether he would be able to return to his championship-winning form behind an IndyCar again. (Photo: Leland Hill/LAT Photographic)

Juan Pablo Montoya has been away from IndyCar for 14 years, leaving many to wonder whether he can return to his championship-winning form. (Photo: Leland Hill/LAT Photographic)

Many in the IndyCar garage have been curious to see whether Juan Pablo Montoya could still race with the same championship-winning pace as he had in the series 14 years ago, and Sunday’s result was certainly a positive sign that things are heading in the right direction.

With his fourth place finish at Long Beach, Montoya sits eighth in the IndyCar points standings as the series heads to Barber Motorsports Park.

Apr 14

Haas Automation to sponsor new US F1 team

Guenther Steiner (L), team principal of the new team, and Gene Haas (R), answer questions from the press. (Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Guenther Steiner (L), team principal of the new team, and Gene Haas (R), answer questions from the press. (Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Gene Haas has played down the importance of outside sponsorship in getting his F1 team off the ground – and says his machine tool company will finance the operation, at least at the start.

He also says he wants to make the team profitable.

Apr 14

Haas still unsure of F1 entry date and engine partner

Gene Haas discusses his plans to enter a team into Formula 1 at the Concord Convention Center in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gene Haas discusses his plans to enter a team into Formula 1 at the Concord Convention Center in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gene Haas has spoken at length about his F1 plans for the first time since the FIA granted him an entry.

Haas was accompanied at a press conference by Guenther Steiner, who will be team principal of the Haas Formula organization.

Apr 3

Ecclestone says Haas set for F1 in 2015

Gene Haas currently co-owns four cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gene Haas currently co-owns four cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. (Photo: Getty Images)

Gene Haas looks set to take his place in the paddock as F1′s newest team owner in 2015.

Having earlier played down the NASCAR team co-owner’s chances of securing the twelfth team entry, Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone said this week: “I think Haas will be accepted.”

Jan 25

F1: Ecclestone Thinks Formula 1 Entry For Haas ‘Unlikely’

NASCAR owner Gene Haas has filed an "expression of interest" with the FIA to field a Formula 1 team in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

NASCAR owner Gene Haas has filed an “expression of interest” with the FIA to field a Formula 1 team in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bernie Ecclestone does not think multi-millionaire NASCAR team owner Gene Haas can afford to enter Formula 1 in 2015.

Haas, with an estimated net worth of $740 million, announced recently that he has responded to the FIA’s ‘call for expressions of interest’ in filling the vacant slot in pit lane.