Haas F1 Team is having a less hectic pre-season period compared to last year when the US outfit was scrambling to be ready for its grand F1 debut.
Team boss Guenther Steiner says that it's all systems go as the team as deadlines have been met and preparations are running smoothly, although has yet to announce when it will unveil its 2017 contender.
"So far so good, all according to plan," Steiner told Motorsport.com. "The car will be set in motion next week, then we will start in Barcelona.
With a year of experience under its belt, Haas is putting that to good use which in turn has made life a bit less complicated.
"So far it has gone better than last year. The experience of a working season was very useful. We have also learned how to work better with our partners Ferrari and Dallara.
"We have the normal everyday problems, but we are here to solve them."
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Haas has now shed its rookie skin, and as it seeks to establish itself among the elite, expectations have increased, with the outfit aiming to improve in all departments.
"The day when a Formula 1 team is happy with the position it occupies it is bound to lose ground.
"We have made significant investments in terms of staff, we have more experience, and as a result we all expect to do better than in 2016."