Gene Haas believes it is "insanity" for a new team to want to start in F1 as a constructor following the demise of Caterham and Marussia.

The Haas F1 Team will enter the sport in 2016 and has already confirmed Ferrari as its engine supplier after announcing a partnership last year. Having seen both Caterham and Marussia enter administration, Haas says he doesn't expect Bernie Ecclestone to allow new teams to enter the sport as constructors and is sure his approach is the right one.

"Our business model in Formula One is based on our NASCAR race team where we use other people's engines and chassis," Haas told Autoweek. "If Caterham doesn't come back there are going to be nine teams so we will be the tenth team and I don't think Bernie is going to allow start-up teams any more. If we prove that we can be successful maybe that would be a model of how you start up. But, to have someone like Caterham and Marussia, where they just started with nothing, that just doesn't work.

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"Marussia and Caterham really accomplished a lot for what they had: to start a whole team, design your own car and the machine parts. They really did fulfill the idea of being a constructor by building the complete car. [But] I look at it and say it is insanity. I don't see how you learn. If you want to become a doctor, you have got to spend 10 years going to medical school. You've got to learn from somebody. That's why we have partnered with Ferrari."

And Haas says his own team's plans are progressing quickly, with work set to begin in the UK over the coming weeks having bought the Marussia factory last month.

"We are moving right ahead and in January we are going to start having a few employees in the UK We have to start ordering all of our haulers and trailers by around February or March as they need six months to build them. We have got a lot to do."