Haas Taunted by Their Former Infamous Title Sponsor Rich Energy’s CEO in a Confusing Tweet

Published 10/24/2021, 9:57 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Dutch Grand Prix – Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands – September 4, 2021 Haas’ Nikita Mazepin REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw


One of the most infamous deals in Formula One history is Haas’ partnership with energy drink, Rich Energy. However, even though they have left the grid, they continue to tease the American-owned team on social media.

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As Haas prepare for the United States Grand Prix in Austin this Sunday, they were sent well wishes by William Storey, CEO of Rich Energy.

Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Intercity Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – October 8, 2021 Haas’ Mick Schumacher in action during practice REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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The American-owned team will likely never forget their partnership with Rich Energy back in 2019. However, even though the two have gone their separate ways, the company still mentions them on social media, this time wishing them the best ahead of the United States Grand Prix.

William Storey wrote, “Good luck to the Rich Energy boys in Texas today; I hope you enjoy the race.”

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Can Haas score their first F1 points at COTA?

The Guenther Steiner-led is struggling this season to seize points for the constructor’s championship. As it stands, they have zero points so far and find themselves at the bottom of the team standings.

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With six races remaining till the end of the season, Haas hopes to bring stellar results that could salvage their 2021 season. As of now, they are focused on the US Grand Prix in Austin, where their drivers Mick Schumacher qualified sixteenth, while teammate, Nikita Mazepin is behind him in seventeenth.

Formula One F1 – Russian Grand Prix – Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia – September 26, 2021 Haas’ Mick Schumacher during the race REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

With a few hours to go for the much-awaited race, what are your predictions for Haas, as they prepare to race around the Circuit of the Americas? Let us know in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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