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How F1's newcomer beat the established giants

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The fifth-best team in Formula 1 last year, Haas largely owes its success to its efficient racing model, in which it outsources the design and build of the car. We went on tour of its UK base to see how the model works in practice.

Off junction 11 of the M40 motorway, there is a familiar landscape. Out-of-town retail stores and drive-through franchises for hungry motorists. Roundabouts, industrial estates and warehouses.

But on one corner of Banbury's sprawl is a small unit where the stripped-back monocoques of two Formula 1 cars sit still.

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Series Formula 1
Teams Haas F1 Team
Author James Roberts