Red Bull founder and F1 team owner Dietrich Mateschitz dies aged 78


The Austrian businessman, who founded the energy drink company in 1984, was instrumental in the brand’s involvement in F1.Mateschitz owned 49 per cent of the energy drink brand and was the driving force behind its move into racing, which began in the mid-1990s.He is survived by long-term partner Marion Feichtner and son Mark Gerhardter.Mateschitz graduated from the Vienna University ...Keep reading