Guenther Steiner hailed for “genius” F1 career change at Australian Grand Prix

Guenther Steiner

Matt Hobkinson

Former Haas F1 staff principal Guenther Steiner has been praised by followers for his new function as a pundit through the Australian Grand Prix.

Steiner’s 10-year stint as Haas staff boss was dropped at an finish earlier than the beginning of the 2024 season. The charismatic 58-year-old was changed by Ayao Komatsu because the Drive to Survive star seemed for pastures new.

Although Steiner has not ended up with a job at a rival staff, he was nonetheless current in Melbourne in his function as a reporter for Australian broadcaster Network 10.

The former Haas boss was additionally given the duty of interviewing the highest three drivers, the place followers have been shocked to see him with a microphone in hand.

Taking to social media, one F1 fan wrote: “Guenther Steiner doing the post-race interviews is GENIUS.”

Another mentioned: “Guenther Steiner being an F1 staff principal, by accident constructing a fanbase due to his character, being fired for being a bit s**** at his job and by accident stumbling right into a broadcasting job out of it, is hilarious.”

“Guenther Steiner doing the post-race interviews is one thing I by no means thought I’d ever see,” a 3rd commented.

Steiner would have maybe anticipated to be interviewing Max Verstappen at the top of the Australian Grand Prix given the Dutchman’s dominance of the game.

Yet a lap three retirement from the Red Bull star – owing to an issue along with his right-rear brake – noticed Carlos Sainz declare victory for Ferrari, with teammate Charles Leclerc and McLaren driver Lando Norris rounding off the highest three.

Sainz’s post-race interview with Steiner caught the eye of followers on-line after the Spaniard recommended that different drivers ought to look to have their appendix eliminated following his operation earlier than the race.

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