Nascar team owner aims for F1 in 2015

More details will be shared in the coming weeks.

Jan.17 (GMM) An American team is bidding to enter Formula One in 2015.

Bernie Ecclestone revealed on Thursday that he is in talks with two parties interested in the FIA's invitation to fill the final spot in pitlane.

Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
Kurt Busch, Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet

Photo by: Trevor Horn

It emerges that one of them is Gene Haas, a Nascar team owner.

"We have responded to the FIA's 'call for expression of interest'," he said, "and will share more details in the coming weeks."

Haas co-owns the Stewart-Haas team, and reports said he has an estimated net worth of $740 million.

It is claimed his team would be based in Charlotte.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Kurt Busch , Bernie Ecclestone
Teams Stewart-Haas Racing
Article type Breaking news
Tags ecclestone, gene haas, nascar