Guenther Steiner says that rumours of Dmitry Mazepin potentially replacing him as Haas team principal are “nonsense”.

There had been recent rumblings in the media that Haas owner Gene Haas could look to bring Dmitry, father of Nikita Mazepin who is in his rookie season with the team, in as the new principal.

But Steiner quickly dismissed such talk, feeling that his role is very safe.

“I don’t know about it. I’m actually quite confident,” he told RTL.

“It is nonsense what has been written, someone wanted to write something and spread a new rumour.

“He [Gene Haas] owns the team, the decisions are made by Gene Haas.

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