January 10, 2024 – 6:52 pm
Günter Steiner, former Haas Formula 1 team principal – Photograph: Gongora / NurPhoto / NurPhoto via AFP
The Haas F1 Team has fired team boss Guenther Steiner. Haas said on Wednesday evening that the American team will begin the 2024 season under the leadership of current engineering director Ayo Komatsu. In his statement.
the BBC And the Sky Sports According to the information, Steiner's contract with the team expired at the end of 2023, and the Italian sports director decided not to renew it. Haas made this decision after the team finished last season in the 2023 season.
Steiner has driven the Haas Formula 1 Team since its inception in 2014. The team made its Formula 1 debut in 2016. Under Steiner's leadership, the stable achieved a fifth-place finish, an eighth-place finish, two ninth-place finishes, and two top-10 finishes (last) in the constructors' points competition.
Steiner is one of the most famous team bosses in Formula 1. Mostly thanks to the Netflix F1 series Drive To Survive. Steiner stole the hearts of many viewers with his candor and brutal honesty.
Before Haas, Steiner also worked with the Jaguar and Red Bull Formula 1 teams. Komako Agao, who was appointed to replace Steiner, has been with Haas since his debut in 2016. He was also previously Romain Grosjean's race engineer.
The first weekend of the 2024 Formula 1 season will begin in Bahrain on February 29, approximately 50 days from now. The first race will be held on March 2.