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There have been questions surrounding Haas's ability to sustain their impressive start to the season in F1's midfield, partly due to concerns surrounding their resources and general infrastructure.

Despite assurances from Guenther Steiner that Haas is not in significant financial trouble, it is no secret that Haas lacks other teams' facilities and thus is more susceptible to logistical and monetary issues. 

Haas has suffered a series of large crashes this season, often completely destroying the team's VF-22 machines. Aside from the financial implications of these crashes, they have also affected the team's production.

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Guenther Steiner detailed some of the team's struggles in producing new parts in an interview with Channel 4:

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"We are so far behind in production now because we didn't envisage making these many parts. The production is just bottlenecked at the moment. 

We are trying... to stay alive. We had a front wing flown in this morning just to have a spare one here for tomorrow [the Baku GP], a second spare one because we had one, but we didn't have two. 

It's challenging."

There is no denying that Haas had built a very competitive car for this year, demonstrated by the American team consistently finding itself in contention for points this season. 

However, reliability issues in Monaco and Baku have cost Haas opportunities to score points, whilst driver errors in Jeddah, Imola, and Miami have also contributed to this. 

Despite Haas's logistical challenges, there is no reason they cannot start converting their pace into points. It is now a matter of eliminating mistakes and learning from their shortcomings.