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The Canadian GP was disastrous for Haas, who again managed to throw away a golden opportunity to score points and capitalise on fantastic qualifying performances from both drivers. 

Magnussen's race was compromised early with wing damage, but Mick Schumacher's race still had great promise after the opening stages as he settled into his rhythm. 

The youngster wasn't flying through the field in Montreal but was able to successfully keep Zhou Guanyu at bay whilst running comfortably in the points in his VF-22 machine. 

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Unfortunately for Schumacher, Haas's reliability woes from pre-season have become a prevalent theme in recent rounds, affecting their drivers in both practice sessions and the races themselves.

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Mick Schumacher's misery was evident in his post-race interview: 

"We had a PU issue, which is obviously very unfortunate because I think we were doing a good race until that point.

Our feeling in the car was great, and I think the pace was looking not too bad either, so quite upsetting, but at least we have a few more races to go."

Haas now finds themselves 9th in the constructors' standings, scoring just five points since Bahrain and failing to capitalise with a VF-22 machine that has shown strong pace despite the team's lack of upgrades. 

Several factors can be attributed to the team's struggles, including driver error, strategic blunders and poor reliability. It seems at least one of these problems finds a way to hamper Haas in some capacity.

With Aston Martin looking like a legitimate threat with their b-spec car, the American squad must find a way to avoid finishing second-to-last after sacrificing the last two seasons to focus on this regulation change.