Guenther Steiner is an Italian motorsport engineer and team
manager. He is the current team principal of the Haas Formula One
Team, and the previous managing director of Jaguar Racing and
technical operations director of its subsequent incarnation, Red
Bull Racing. In 2014, Guenther persuaded Gene Haas, owner of Haas
Automation and NASCAR championship winning team Stewart-Haas
Racing, to enter Formula 1.
With their entry in the 2016 season, Haas became the first American constructor to compete in F1 in 30 years. The team took eight points at the 2016 Australian Grand Prix with a 6th-place finish, becoming the first American entry, and the first constructor overall since Toyota Racing in 2002, to score in their debut race. Steiner is also a prominent figure in the cast of the successful Netflix series Drive to Survive.
Fearless and candid, Surviving to Drive reads like the night-time
confessions of a football manager who is fighting to stay in the
Premier League. A gleeful guide to a bonkers sport from a loveable
It's gripping to read. It's funny, it's real, it's exciting. It's a brilliant book.
Very colourful. Like having a conversation with Steiner.
*Radio 4, Today*
Lifts the lid on life as a Formula One team principal. The book gives us honest, unfiltered Steiner.
A brilliant, brilliant book.
*Sky Sport F1 Podcast*