Dietrich Mateschitz was the head of the Energy Drink Group Red Bull. The company is actively investing and participating in the world of sports, particularly in motorsports. It was the Austrian who took over the Jaguar Formula 1 team in 2004, then turned it into a team Red Bull Racing. In the team colors, Sebastian Vettel won the championship title and Max Verstappen. The German was the best in 2010-13, while the Dutch were victorious in the 2021 and 2022 seasons. Mateschitz’s death shook the entire field. Moreover, more facts about the circumstances of this tragedy are now emerging.
New information on the death of Dietrich Mateschitz. The Austrian refused treatment. I trusted alternative medicine
On Saturday, October 22, the death of the 78-year-old was announced. The Austrian has been fighting pancreatic cancer for several months. However, recently the disease has attacked with double force. Mitchitz rarely appeared in competitions. He also missed this year’s Austrian F1 Grand Prix, which was his team’s home race. At the time, the media speculated that the billionaire’s condition was very serious.
The reports from the journalists turned out to be correct. According to the editorial office of “Belda”, Austria learned about the disease 1.5 years ago. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous types of cancer. Chemotherapy is one of the main ways to combat the disease. But it turned out that Mateschitz decided not to go to the hospital and help the doctors. Instead, trust alternative medicine. This decision shocked the experts. Because of his wealth, the Austrian had many treatment options, and he condemned himself to certain death.
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Mateschitz’s departure should not affect Red Bull’s future in Formula 1. In addition to investing in the “Queen of Motorsports”, the billionaire has taken over the management of several football clubs under the name of his own concern. I’m talking about RB LeipzigOr the Austrian Red Bull Salzburg or the Brazilian RB Bragantin. In addition, the Red Bull brand has appeared in winter sports, including snowboarding, especially in Austria, but also on the helmet of the legendary Adam Meais. The concert actively supports the world of extreme sports.
Mateschitz was the richest man in Austria. His fortune is estimated at 27.3 billion euros. As he admitted, money did not play the most important role in his life. For me, the driving force has always been freedom, independence and the pleasure of undertaking projects. Joy is the most important basis for your actions – stressed the Austrian.
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