In a press event inside the main lobby of the Soumaya Museum, Haas F1 Team founder and chairman Gene Haas has named Mexican driver Esteban Gutiérrez to a race seat with his team when it makes its 2016 debut. Gutiérrez will race alongside driver Romain Grosjean.
The 24-year-old Gutiérrez is currently the third driver at Ferrari, Haas F1’s technical partner. Gutiérrez joined Ferrari in 2015 after spending the 2013-2014 seasons with the Ferrari-powered Sauber F1 Team.
Pastor Maldonado remains with Lotus, his third year with the Enstone team after joining at the start of 2014, and the 25-year-old Mexican, Sergio Perez will remain in Sahara Force India colours.