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Motor racing: Nascar team owner Haas interested in entering F1

Published on Jan 17, 2014 8:05 AM

(REUTERS) - Nascar team owner Gene Haas has expressed an interest in entering Formula One from 2015 or 2016 with what would be a United States-run team.

"We have responded to the FIA's 'call for expression of interest' regarding a Formula One entry on behalf of Haas Racing Development," the Stewart-Haas co-owner said in a statement on Thursday.

"We respect the FIA's evaluation process and will share more details in the coming weeks."

The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in December it was seeking by Jan 3 formal expressions of interest from would-be new teams.

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