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Haas expects decision on American team 'soon'

NASCAR team owner Gene Haas says he expects the FIA to make a decision 'soon' on whether his proposed American-based Formula 1 team will be successful in securing a slot on the 2015 grid. The decision was expected on Friday and it's believed Haas' entrant is favourite, but faces stiff competition from a Romanian applicant which has support from the country's government. It would be possible however for both to join as the regulations allow a maximum of 13 teams on the grid and, at present, we have just 11. Speaking at the weekend, Haas said he hoped an announcement would be make within a fortnight. "They [the FIA] said they were going to have a decision by Friday," he said....
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