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Sven Haidinger

At the age of 11, Sven wrote in a school essay titled "Me at 32" that he wants to become a Formula 1 journalist one day. No surprise, since his parents grew up not far from the old Österreichring, the monthly magazine rallye racing had been his favourite reading material since early childhood and Heinz Prüller's Grand Prix Story was the eagerly awaited Christmas present every year. To get closer to his dream, he applied to Christoph Amann's security company CAM in 2002 after high school to guard the motorhomes of David Coulthard, Jacques Villeneuve and Mika Salo during the European F1 season. Sven took the opportunity to ask the McLaren star for an interview - the first of his life. During his journalism studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, which he completed in 2010, he learned his journalistic craft at the Sportmagazin publishing house from 2006 onwards - whether by managing the motorsport section at sportnet.at, on-site reporting from Formula 1 and other events for SportWoche or writing magazine stories. After a brief interlude as co-organiser of the Austrian motorsport show Racingshow, Sven moved to Motorsport-Total.com in 2010. Two years ago, he took over the DTM channel - and with investigative research quickly advanced to become one of the leading journalists in this field.

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Leading German sportscar team Project 1 files for bankruptcy

Leading German sportscar team Project 1 files for bankruptcy

DTM
DTM

Leading German sportscar team Project 1 files for bankruptcy Leading German sportscar team Project 1 files for bankruptcy

New Lamborghini team joins 2024 DTM grid

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DTM
DTM

New Lamborghini team joins 2024 DTM grid New Lamborghini team joins 2024 DTM grid

Ex-F1 driver Glock in DTM comeback talks with McLaren team

Ex-F1 driver Glock in DTM comeback talks with McLaren team

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DTM

Ex-F1 driver Glock in DTM comeback talks with McLaren team Ex-F1 driver Glock in DTM comeback talks with McLaren team

Comtoyou reveals DTM plans with Aston Martin for 2024

Comtoyou reveals DTM plans with Aston Martin for 2024

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DTM

Comtoyou reveals DTM plans with Aston Martin for 2024 Comtoyou reveals DTM plans with Aston Martin for 2024

What a successor to the Mercedes-AMG GT3 could look like

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DTM

What a successor to the Mercedes-AMG GT3 could look like What a successor to the Mercedes-AMG GT3 could look like

Can GT World Challenge's test ban serve as possible model for DTM?

Can GT World Challenge's test ban serve as possible model for DTM?

DTM
DTM

Can GT World Challenge's test ban serve as possible model for DTM? Can GT World Challenge's test ban serve as possible model for DTM?

Why Verstappen tested a Ferrari GT3 car for DTM team Emil Frey

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DTM

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DTM

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Three new manufacturers? How the 2024 DTM grid is shaping up

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DTM
DTM

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Does Manthey EMA’s success make DTM unattractive for other Porsche teams?

Does Manthey EMA’s success make DTM unattractive for other Porsche teams?

DTM
DTM

Does Manthey EMA’s success make DTM unattractive for other Porsche teams? Does Manthey EMA’s success make DTM unattractive for other Porsche teams?

Wittmann calls for “equal conditions” in BMW’s DTM camp after 2023 frustrations

Wittmann calls for “equal conditions” in BMW’s DTM camp after 2023 frustrations

DTM
DTM

Wittmann calls for “equal conditions” in BMW’s DTM camp after 2023 frustrations Wittmann calls for “equal conditions” in BMW’s DTM camp after 2023 frustrations

New BMW M4 GT3 Evo package "not just about making car faster"

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DTM
DTM

New BMW M4 GT3 Evo package "not just about making car faster" New BMW M4 GT3 Evo package "not just about making car faster"

Engelhart returns to Lamborghini GT3 ranks after four-year Porsche stint

Engelhart returns to Lamborghini GT3 ranks after four-year Porsche stint

DTM
DTM

Engelhart returns to Lamborghini GT3 ranks after four-year Porsche stint Engelhart returns to Lamborghini GT3 ranks after four-year Porsche stint

Mystery continues on Bortolotti's DTM Nurburgring 'technical problem'

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Nurburgring

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DTM
DTM

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DTM
DTM

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Kelvin van der Linde linked to Lexus WEC seat after Barcelona test

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WEC
WEC

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Engel drove with 90-degree steering angle on straights in Hockenheim DTM race

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DTM
DTM
Hockenheim

Engel drove with 90-degree steering angle on straights in Hockenheim DTM race Engel drove with 90-degree steering angle on straights in Hockenheim DTM race

DTM champion Preining defends title rival Bortolotti after finale

DTM champion Preining defends title rival Bortolotti after finale

DTM
DTM
Hockenheim

DTM champion Preining defends title rival Bortolotti after finale DTM champion Preining defends title rival Bortolotti after finale

"No silly games" - DTM drivers hope team orders don't play any role in finale

"No silly games" - DTM drivers hope team orders don't play any role in finale

DTM
DTM
Hockenheim

"No silly games" - DTM drivers hope team orders don't play any role in finale "No silly games" - DTM drivers hope team orders don't play any role in finale

Former Mercedes motorsport boss calls for ban on DTM testing

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DTM
DTM

Former Mercedes motorsport boss calls for ban on DTM testing Former Mercedes motorsport boss calls for ban on DTM testing

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DTM considering holding qualifying just before race under 2024 rules shake-up

DTM
DTM

DTM considering holding qualifying just before race under 2024 rules shake-up DTM considering holding qualifying just before race under 2024 rules shake-up

Will Abt continue with Audi in DTM next year?

Will Abt continue with Audi in DTM next year?

DTM
DTM

Will Abt continue with Audi in DTM next year? Will Abt continue with Audi in DTM next year?

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DTM finds no irregularities in engines in post-Spielberg inspection

DTM
DTM

DTM finds no irregularities in engines in post-Spielberg inspection DTM finds no irregularities in engines in post-Spielberg inspection

Porsche squad Manthey wants DTM race at Nordschleife in 2024

Porsche squad Manthey wants DTM race at Nordschleife in 2024

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DTM
Red Bull Ring

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Abt calls for action against DTM teams using sunlight to heat tyres

Abt calls for action against DTM teams using sunlight to heat tyres

DTM
DTM

Abt calls for action against DTM teams using sunlight to heat tyres Abt calls for action against DTM teams using sunlight to heat tyres

Porsche's disadvantage has "grown" in the DTM, concedes Preining

Porsche's disadvantage has "grown" in the DTM, concedes Preining

DTM
DTM

Porsche's disadvantage has "grown" in the DTM, concedes Preining Porsche's disadvantage has "grown" in the DTM, concedes Preining

Rast targets Schneider's DTM title record

Rast targets Schneider's DTM title record

DTM
DTM

Rast targets Schneider's DTM title record Rast targets Schneider's DTM title record

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How Ferrari finally won a DTM race in 2023 with Jack Aitken

DTM
DTM

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Bortolotti exhausted after Lamborghini's cooling limitations at Lausitzring DTM

Bortolotti exhausted after Lamborghini's cooling limitations at Lausitzring DTM

DTM
DTM
Lausitzring

Bortolotti exhausted after Lamborghini's cooling limitations at Lausitzring DTM Bortolotti exhausted after Lamborghini's cooling limitations at Lausitzring DTM

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How three-time DTM champion Rast endured a nightmare weekend at Nurburgring

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Nurburgring

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How Bortolotti helped Lamborghini win at Nurburgring DTM after his DNS

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DTM
Nurburgring

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How Audi's factory GT3 exit could impact its DTM teams

How Audi's factory GT3 exit could impact its DTM teams

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DTM

How Audi's factory GT3 exit could impact its DTM teams How Audi's factory GT3 exit could impact its DTM teams

Audi receives heavy criticism from teams after factory GT3 exit

Audi receives heavy criticism from teams after factory GT3 exit

DTM
DTM

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Audi to end factory involvement in GT3 racing in 2024

DTM
DTM

Audi to end factory involvement in GT3 racing in 2024 Audi to end factory involvement in GT3 racing in 2024

Marshal injured after protestors invade Norisring DTM track

Marshal injured after protestors invade Norisring DTM track

DTM
DTM
Norisring

Marshal injured after protestors invade Norisring DTM track Marshal injured after protestors invade Norisring DTM track

Why Preining escaped penalty for "hard" pass on Rast in Norisring DTM

Why Preining escaped penalty for "hard" pass on Rast in Norisring DTM

DTM
DTM
Norisring

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How Auer suffered race-ending damage even before the start line

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DTM
DTM
Zandvoort

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DTM adjusts rule that cost Porsche's Preining victory at Oschersleben

DTM adjusts rule that cost Porsche's Preining victory at Oschersleben

DTM
DTM
Zandvoort

DTM adjusts rule that cost Porsche's Preining victory at Oschersleben DTM adjusts rule that cost Porsche's Preining victory at Oschersleben

The DTM rule that cost Porsche's Preining win at Oschersleben

The DTM rule that cost Porsche's Preining win at Oschersleben

DTM
DTM
Oschersleben

The DTM rule that cost Porsche's Preining win at Oschersleben The DTM rule that cost Porsche's Preining win at Oschersleben

Ralf Schumacher: DTM will be handled more professionally by ADAC

Ralf Schumacher: DTM will be handled more professionally by ADAC

DTM
DTM

Ralf Schumacher: DTM will be handled more professionally by ADAC Ralf Schumacher: DTM will be handled more professionally by ADAC

Audi could end GT3 and other customer racing programmes after 2023

Audi could end GT3 and other customer racing programmes after 2023

DTM
DTM

Audi could end GT3 and other customer racing programmes after 2023 Audi could end GT3 and other customer racing programmes after 2023

Rast uncertain if BMW GT3 will ever "fit me like a glove" in DTM

Rast uncertain if BMW GT3 will ever "fit me like a glove" in DTM

DTM
DTM

Rast uncertain if BMW GT3 will ever "fit me like a glove" in DTM Rast uncertain if BMW GT3 will ever "fit me like a glove" in DTM

SUPER GT, DTM bosses meet to discuss successor to Class 1 cars

SUPER GT, DTM bosses meet to discuss successor to Class 1 cars

Super GT
Super GT

SUPER GT, DTM bosses meet to discuss successor to Class 1 cars SUPER GT, DTM bosses meet to discuss successor to Class 1 cars

Mercedes leads the way in official DTM test at Spielberg

Mercedes leads the way in official DTM test at Spielberg

DTM
DTM

Mercedes leads the way in official DTM test at Spielberg Mercedes leads the way in official DTM test at Spielberg

Ex-MotoGP star Dovizioso completes DTM test in BMW GT3 car

Ex-MotoGP star Dovizioso completes DTM test in BMW GT3 car

DTM
DTM

Ex-MotoGP star Dovizioso completes DTM test in BMW GT3 car Ex-MotoGP star Dovizioso completes DTM test in BMW GT3 car

How ADAC will tackle team orders after taking over DTM

How ADAC will tackle team orders after taking over DTM

DTM
DTM

How ADAC will tackle team orders after taking over DTM How ADAC will tackle team orders after taking over DTM

Why Mercedes star Gotz is not returning to DTM this year

Why Mercedes star Gotz is not returning to DTM this year

DTM
DTM

Why Mercedes star Gotz is not returning to DTM this year Why Mercedes star Gotz is not returning to DTM this year

Auer returns to Austria after surgery for broken vertebrae

Auer returns to Austria after surgery for broken vertebrae

IMSA
IMSA

Auer returns to Austria after surgery for broken vertebrae Auer returns to Austria after surgery for broken vertebrae

Why some DTM teams take crash insurance while others gamble

Why some DTM teams take crash insurance while others gamble

DTM
DTM

Why some DTM teams take crash insurance while others gamble Why some DTM teams take crash insurance while others gamble

Porsche driver Preining could join potential Manthey DTM effort

Porsche driver Preining could join potential Manthey DTM effort

DTM
DTM

Porsche driver Preining could join potential Manthey DTM effort Porsche driver Preining could join potential Manthey DTM effort

Red Bull pulls out of DTM after ADAC takeover

Red Bull pulls out of DTM after ADAC takeover

DTM
DTM

Red Bull pulls out of DTM after ADAC takeover Red Bull pulls out of DTM after ADAC takeover

WRT accuses former Audi Sport boss of damaging the brand's image

WRT accuses former Audi Sport boss of damaging the brand's image

GT World Challenge Europe Endurance
GT World Challenge Europe Endurance

WRT accuses former Audi Sport boss of damaging the brand's image WRT accuses former Audi Sport boss of damaging the brand's image

ADAC reveals 2023 DTM plans after takeover

ADAC reveals 2023 DTM plans after takeover

DTM
DTM

ADAC reveals 2023 DTM plans after takeover ADAC reveals 2023 DTM plans after takeover

Berger lobbies new DTM owners to keep existing rules, explains future plans

Berger lobbies new DTM owners to keep existing rules, explains future plans

DTM
DTM

Berger lobbies new DTM owners to keep existing rules, explains future plans Berger lobbies new DTM owners to keep existing rules, explains future plans

Gerhard Berger explains decision to sell DTM to ADAC

Gerhard Berger explains decision to sell DTM to ADAC

DTM
DTM

Gerhard Berger explains decision to sell DTM to ADAC Gerhard Berger explains decision to sell DTM to ADAC

Berger dissolves ITR as DTM-ADAC talks continue for 2023

Berger dissolves ITR as DTM-ADAC talks continue for 2023

DTM
DTM

Berger dissolves ITR as DTM-ADAC talks continue for 2023 Berger dissolves ITR as DTM-ADAC talks continue for 2023

DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured

DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured

DTM
DTM

DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured DTM and ADAC in talks over 2023 collaboration, sale rumoured

WRT shuts down 2023 DTM entry rumours with BMW

WRT shuts down 2023 DTM entry rumours with BMW

DTM
DTM

WRT shuts down 2023 DTM entry rumours with BMW WRT shuts down 2023 DTM entry rumours with BMW

How Mercedes could tackle 2023 DTM season amid spending cut

How Mercedes could tackle 2023 DTM season amid spending cut

DTM
DTM
Hockenheimring

How Mercedes could tackle 2023 DTM season amid spending cut How Mercedes could tackle 2023 DTM season amid spending cut

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