Why stability can help Haas recover from its 2019 nadir
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Why stability can help Haas recover from its 2019 nadir

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Guenther Steiner comes from a world championship rallying background, so knows a thing or two about tackling tricky problems with head-on pragmatism. Tool in hand, he explains to BEN ANDERSON how he'll get the Haas team firing on all cylinders again after a trying 12 months

Guenther Steiner wields a torque wrench rather like you would expect a lumberjack to handle an axe. In short, with total, natural ease. Big metal tools are simply second nature to a man who spent his formative motorsport years fixing battered World Rally cars and then engineering Colin McRae and Carlos Sainz Sr to WRC success.

Steiner knows cars from the ground up, and he also knows a thing or two about handling big personalities: Sainz and McRae, then Niki Lauda and Eddie Irvine, as part of Jaguar's F1 works team of the early noughties. Shrinking violets they were none. Looking for a no-nonsense, 
take-no-prisoners leader for your Formula 1 team? You could do a lot worse...

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