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Dietrich Mateschitz

Knowledge Identifier: +Dietrich_Mateschitz


Dietrich Mateschitz

Austrian businessman who founded the Red Bull energy drink company and holds 49 percent of the companys shares add

Category: Business

Born in 1944.

Countries: (30%), Austria (20%), United Kingdom (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Red Bull, Red Bull Racing, Formula One

Linked to: Ford Motor Company, Thai, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Handelsblatt




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Dietrich Mateschitz was born in 1944 add something


In 1984, he founded Red Bull GmbH with his Thai partners Chaleo and Chalerm Yoovidhya, with the launch in Austria in 1987 add something


In late 2004, he bought the former Formula One circuit A1-Ring, renaming it the Red Bull Ring add something


In November 2004, Mateschitz bought the Jaguar Formula One team from its previous owners, Ford, and it was subsequently renamed Red Bull Racing add something


Jaguar Cars - At the end of 2004, with costs mounting and Ford's profits dwindling, the F1 team was seen as an unneeded expense and was sold to Red Bull energy drinks owner Dietrich Mateschitz, and it became Red Bull Racing


In April 2005, he bought the Austrian football club SV Austria Salzburg and in March 2006, he bought the American club MetroStars; both clubs were subsequently renamed after his famous drink, as Red Bull Salzburg and Red Bull New York, respectively add something


In September 2005, Mateschitz joined forces with his close friend and former F1 driver Gerhard Berger, and purchased the Italian-registered Minardi team from its Australian owner Paul Stoddart add something


Paul Stoddart - On 12 September 2005, Stoddart announced that he had sold his team to Red Bull Racing owner Dietrich Mateschitz


"The Times ", 25 February 2006 add something


Scuderia Toro Rosso - It made its racing debut in the 2006 Formula One season, after Paul Stoddart sold his remaining interest in the Minardi team at the end of 2005 to Red Bull's owner, Dietrich Mateschitz, who subsequently struck a 50/50 joint-ownership deal with former F1 driver, Gerhard Berger, before the start of the season


In 2007, Red Bull founded Red Bull Brasil, a football team based in Campinas, Brazil add something


Scuderia Toro Rosso - With the 2008 Concorde Agreement outlawing customer cars from onwards, Dietrich Mateschitz put the Toro Rosso team up for sale in March 2008


In May 2009, he founded a German football club called RB Leipzig and was named as owner add something


In 2010 Red Bull Racing won the Formula 1 Constructors Championship and Drivers Championship with Sebastian Vettel add something


The team was promoted to the 2nd division of the São Paulo championship in 2010, the most competitive state championship of the country add something


The circuit opened in May 2011 and hosted a round of the 2011 DTM season add something


Sebastian Vettel became a three-time world champion in 2012 by winning 3 championships in a row for Red Bull Racing add something


Since 2012 he is the owner of the German ice hockey club EHC München which changed its name into Red Bull München add something


Although Mateschitz had stated that there were no plans for it to return to the Formula 1 calendar, in December 2012, Red Bull notified the FIA they would be open to hosting a Grand Prix add something


At the 2013 Indian Grand Prix, Vettel sealed the Drivers championship title, and in doing so, won the Constructors championship for Red Bull Racing add something


In July 2013, Red Bull announced that the Austrian Grand Prix will return as a round of the Formula One World Championship in 2014 add something


Since 2014 the foundation has organised the Wings for Life World Run to raise funds add something