Haas officially show off VF-23 ahead of pre-season testing as Hulkenberg reveals new helmet
Haas have formally presented their new F1 challenger, the VF-23, ahead of pre-season testing getting under way at the Bahrain International Circuit.
On Thursday morning, shortly before the first session of 2023 pre-season testing, Haas shared another look at their latest creation by wheeling it out into the pit lane for the awaiting media.
In addition to a new car, Haas have a new driver line-up this year as Nico Hulkenberg returns to F1 – and takes the place of Mick Schumacher – to partner the continuing Kevin Magnussen.
In another Thursday morning reveal, Hulkenberg’s helmet for his comeback season was unveiled via social media, with the design featuring vibrant flashes of orange and a sizeable print of his nickname – ‘Hulk’.
Hulkenberg and Magnussen will be looking to combine and continue Haas’s recent upward F1 trajectory after the team rose from the foot of the constructors’ standings to P8 last season.
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