Haas principal Guenther Steiner in Dublin: ‘Standing still in Formula 1 means falling behind’

The breakout star of Netflix’s Drive to Survive cut a calmer figure last week as he evaluated his team’s performance and the future of Formula 1

Guenther Steiner was the breakout star of Netflix’s Formula 1 documentary series Drive to Survive. Picture: Getty Images

Guenther Steiner is not a man to couch his words. The team principal of the Haas F1 team has become an internet star over recent years after his no-nonsense attitude and expletive laden outbursts made him one of the most endearing characters on Drive to Survive, the Netflix documentary series.

Sitting in front of an small audience in Dublin last week, Steiner was far more relaxed than his reputation would suggest.

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