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Guenther Steiner Files Lawsuit Against Haas Formula 1 Team

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Guenther Steiner, the former team principal of the Haas Formula 1 team, has taken legal action against his former employer. The lawsuit alleges unpaid commissions and unauthorized use of Steiner’s likeness in promotional materials and merchandise.

Steiner served as the team principal for Haas from its inception in 2014 until his departure ahead of the 2024 season. During his tenure, he oversaw the team’s day-to-day operations and played a pivotal role in its growth within the F1 grid.

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As per the recent post of ‘Fastest Pitstop’ on X, “Guenther Steiner has sued the Haas Formula 1 team. He is suing his former team for unpaid commissions from 2021 to 2023 and unauthorized use of his likeness in promotional materials and merchandise.”

What are the Allegations of Guenther Steiner?

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Steiner claims that Haas violated their employment agreement by failing to pay certain commissions owed to him between 2021 and 2023.

According to the lawsuit, Steiner was meant to receive annual payouts related to the previous season during this period. Haas allegedly accepted the benefits of Steiner’s reputation, experience, and connections within the sport but failed to compensate him accordingly.

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As the legal battle unfolds, the motorsport community watches closely. Steiner seeks justice for unpaid commissions and the unauthorized use of his likeness, while Haas defends its position. Regardless of the outcome, this case sheds light on the complexities of employment agreements and the value of an individual’s reputation in the world of Formula 1.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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