Early on in 1986, Haas lost its main sponsor Beatrice. Both their CART Indycar and Formula One project was affected by it. However, Haas continued racing in 1986. In June that same year, the team signed Adrian Newey for three years. Only to leave the teams two months later. The same time the rumours appeared of Bernie Ecclestone purchasing the team. Carl Haas had no more interest in his F1
Besides the stand-in drivers there is also another group. The almost stand-in drives. Why would you cover these? Well, if you see the names that appear during the research of the subject and see the story behind it. These are worth sharing! Most of the almost drives are long forgotten by the most fans. It makes it only more worthwhile to dive into these stories and uncover the full story.