Like all teams, Haas is obliged to undertake its own chassis and bodywork development.
However, within the scope allowed by the rules, the US-owned outfit purchases many mechanical items from Ferrari that have an impact on the overall car layout and aerodynamic concept, including the gearbox and rear suspension and cooling systems.
Inevitably that means that Haas has to stay close to Ferrari’s general aerodynamic approach.
Steiner acknowledged that the team is reviewing alternative concepts but stressed that at the moment there are no plans to make a dramatic change.
“You always try, and we are trying different concepts, but you cannot jump completely to what Red Bull is doing,” he said.
“Because you’ve got your chassis, your cooling installation, your radiator installation, so you cannot jump. You try to do more goin …