Timeframe for Christian Horner investigation as talks with Red Bull workers start
The Red Bull F1 workforce principal was hit with the allegations on Monday (February 5) by an worker of the workforce which was denied by the 50-year-old.
Horner has been in his function since 2005 the place he is led Red Bull to 13 world titles (six World Constructors’ Championships and 7 World Drivers’ Championships).
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Horner is topic to an inside investigation by the vitality drinks firm and in accordance with The Race, the investigation isn’t anticipated to be completed earlier than the launch of Red Bull’s new automobile subsequent week the place Horner’s presence is predicted regardless of the worrying allegations.
The racing web site counsel it might nonetheless be ongoing on the time of the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2, in what’s the first race of the 2024 F1 season.
As a part of the investigation, the Brit was questioned by a lawyer for eight hours on Friday (February 8) in an unknown location in London regardless of it being initially scheduled at Red Bull Racing’s Milton Keynes headquarters.
The way forward for Horner’s profession in F1 stays within the steadiness with a report of the investigation to be offered to the Red Bull board in Austria, which is able to decide on what has been a glittering profession in motorsport for the Leamington Spa native.
Red Bull’s preliminary assertion upon the stunning allegations towards Horner learn: “After being made aware of certain recent allegations, the company launched an independent investigation,” the assertion learn.
“This process, which is already underway, is being carried out by an external specialist barrister. The company takes these matters extremely seriously and the investigation will be completed as soon as practically possible. It would not be appropriate to comment further at this time.”
In response to the allegations earlier this week, the 50-year-old stated: “I completely deny these claims”. Red Bull enter the brand new season because the workforce to beat for a 3rd yr operating with Max Verstappen stamping his authority within the sport with three consecutive championships.