Haas conducts first track day with VF-18.

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The Haas VF-18 has hit the track for the first time at Spain's Circuit de Catalunya. Haas has used one of its two 100km filming days allocated to each team under the regulations to complete the first laps with its new car - just like McLaren and Renault did today.

With Romain Grosjean at the wheel, the car rolled out in the morning. Haas has documented the day on its social media channels.

Ahead of its third season in F1 the American team has been set a target by owner Gene Haas of cutting its performance gap to engine suppliers Ferrari to just 0.5s.

Romain Grosjean completed the day of filming, before starting the first test behind the wheel on February 26. The pair will alternate every day, with Magnussen in the car for the first day of the second test on March 6.