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Vettel and F1-insider.com Ralf Bach. Thanks to Russel Batchelor, xpbimages.com

Chief Editor

Ralf Bach

Ralf Bach’s home is the Formula 1 circus. He has been reporting on F1 for SPORT BILD, AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT, SPORT1 and Ippen-Network (TZ, Frankfurter Rundschau) for around 30 years. He was inducted into the Formula 1 “Paddock Hall of Fame” for his exclusive stories. On F1-Insider.com he describes what makes the protagonists tick – and how he experiences them. Twitter: @ralfbond
About

Chief Editor

Bianca Garloff

Growing up with a speedway stadium on her doorstep, studying politics, journalism and history, cheering for Michael Schumacher: This brought her to AUTO BILD in 2004. Traineeship at the Axel Springer School of Journalism. As F1-reporter for AUTO BILD and SPORT BILD she’s on the heels of Schumi, Vettel and Rosberg. Editorial director since 2016. Part of F1-Insider.com since 2020, also writing for SPORT1 and Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland. Twitter: @bgarloff
Karin Sturm

Author

Karin Sturm

Karin has been traveling the world with the Formula 1 circus as a freelance journalist since 1982. She is one of the most respected German Formula 1 journalists. In 2009, she received the Bavarian Sports Award.
About

Editor

Michael Zeitler

After studying political science, he realised: Interesting, but motorsport is faster and more exciting. As a child of the Schumi era, Michael Zeitler hardly missed a Formula 1 race and also enjoyed other racing series such as IndyCar. After gaining initial journalistic experience, for example on regional television, he joined AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT in October 2015 as a trainee and eventually as an editor. He has been part of the F1 Insider team since 2020.
About

Photo editor and Producer

Andreas Arndt

With parents who regularly commuted to race tracks back in the 70s, it was clear that the path would lead in the direction of motorsport. After graduating from high school and a brief stint in wholesale, the time had finally come to join Auto Bild Motorsport as multimedia editor. More than ten years later and the racing fever is still unbroken. Head of photography at F1-Insider.com since 2020.
Alexander Warneke

Video Creator and SimRacing expert

Alex Warneke

Alex is our hybrid in the editorial team. As a racing game expert, he provides F1-Insider.comreaders with texts from the SimRacing world. Alex is also active as a video creator in the F1 Insider team. He prepares interviews and exciting topics from Formula 1 for our YouTube channel.
Martin Westerhoff

Track Tester

Martin Westerhoff

After studying technical journalism, Martin was an editor at Auto Bild Motorsport for over five years. Even though, after various stations in journalism and PR, he now works full-time as an editorial manager in a large communications agency: For F1-Insider.com he always enjoys writing about his impressions and experiences at the wheel of racing and rally cars.
Sönke Brederlow

Track Tester and author

Sönke Brederlow

Sönke Brederlow has loved motorsports since childhood. By chance, he got into journalism over ten years ago, to which he has remained loyal to this day. In 2015 he joined AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT – and from there F1-Insider.com. His focus is on various racing series in the sports car sector. The qualified vehicle engineer also works as a test and race driver, including on the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife.
Andreas Reiners

Author

Andreas Reiners

Born in the former Formula 1 stronghold of Mönchengladbach, his sympathies were primarily with HHF and Quick Nick. Professionally, he moved from the news agencies SID and dapd to freelancing. Always there: motorsport, today mainly in the form of DTM, but also Formula 1 and Formula E. .
Frederik Hackbarth Autor

Author

Frederik Hackbarth

Infected with the racing bug at an early age by his father, Frederik saw his first Grand Prix on 1 May 1994 of all days. From Senna to Villeneuve: the legends of the racetrack fascinated him from then on, just like the triumphs and tragedies of Formula 1. Active in motorsport media for over a decade – from 2014 for AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT and since 2020 also for F1-Insider.com.