Sven Quandt, was born in June 1956, and graduated with a “Diploma of Commerce” degree in 1985 and began his career in motor racing in 1991.
Having worked on the building up and the restructuring of several companies during this career he combined his economic experience with his passion for motor sport to great success.
This success not only pertains to the companies he ran but personally as a co-driver and as a driver as well. He also achieved success with GECO Raid Sport in the nineties, especially in the T1 production class.
In 1998 Sven was winner of the T1 Marathon Cup with a Mitsubishi Pajero. In the same year, the GECO Raid team came 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the T1 class in the Paris Dakar.
From November 2002 until the end of 2004 he was appointed as Head of Motorsport of the Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sport GmbH.
In 2002 he started the building up of the X-raid team with participation in various rallies.