Guenther Steiner is a motorsport executive and current team principal of the Haas Formula One team. He was born on April 7, 1965, in Merano, Italy, and has worked in motorsport for many years, starting as an engineer before moving into management roles.
Steiner joined the Haas F1 team in 2015 and has been instrumental in its growth and success. He helped guide the team through its debut season in 2016 and has overseen its development into a competitive midfield team. He is known for his direct and often colorful communication style, as well as his ability to manage a team under pressure.
Prior to his time with Haas, Steiner worked with several other teams in motorsport, including Jaguar Racing, Red Bull Racing, and the now-defunct American team, US F1. He has also worked in other forms of motorsport, such as sports car racing and the DTM touring car series.
Steiner has been the subject of numerous interviews and articles in the media, particularly in relation to his role with the Haas F1 team and his management style. He is widely respected in the motorsport community and is considered to be one of the most successful and influential team principals in Formula One.