Formula 1: Christian Horner’s future at Red Bull remains in doubt

Christian Hornergroup leader Red Bull Racing in Formula 1, attended a hearing on Friday to answer allegations of inappropriate behavior that cast doubt on his future and could overshadow the launch of the championship car next week.

Red Bull Racing and the Austrian energy drink’s parent company, which did not specify the nature of the complaint, remained silent and their representatives did not return calls and emails.

F1 sources said Reuters They realized that the hearing was being held in London, at an undisclosed location at the team’s factory in Milton Keynes. TV network celestial sports reported that the meeting with the independent lawyer lasted almost eight hours.

An informed source reported this. Reuters that the British Horner, 50 years old, denied the accusations “In the strongest terms” at a Formula One Commission meeting this week.

Sources cautioned that there may not be any results before the car’s unveiling scheduled for next Thursday as the lawyer may have to hold further hearings.

Red Bull Austria said in a statement on Monday that it was investigating the complaint against Horner, without specifying where it came from or what it was about.

After learning of some of the recent allegations, the company launched an independent investigation. This process, which is already underway, is carried out by an external legal specialist. The company takes these matters very seriously and the investigation will be completed as soon as possible.

BBC and television network celestial sports They stated that they understood that the complaint involved inappropriate supervisory behavior towards an employee.

Red Bull plans to unveil its 2024 car at the Milton Keynes plant, an event that will also mark the team’s twentieth season.

Horner, the man who led them to six constructors’ titles and seven drivers’ championships during this period, is expected to be present along with the three-time world champion. Max Verstappenhis teammate Sergio Perez and other high-ranking figures.

(according to information from Reuters)

Source: Aristegui Noticias