Allegations over the principal’s behaviour are damaging the team’s reputation and preparations for next season
Regardless of the outcome of the investigation into Christian Horner for alleged inappropriate behaviour, the damage to his Red Bull team has surely already been done. From flying high on the wings the energy drink boasts and arguably at the height of their Formula One powers, the 2023 champions have been brought back to earth with a mighty bang, a swathe of exceptional achievements overshadowed by claims that have been damaging to the all-conquering team’s reputation.
The allegations against Horner came to light on Monday when Red Bull’s parent company, the energy drink manufacturer, announced a thorough external investigation into what is understood to have been described as Horner’s “controlling” behaviour made by a female member of Red Bull Racing’s staff.
Written by Giles Richards
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/feb/10/red-bull-christian-horner-formula-one-champions-in-flux under the title “Red Bull’s wings clipped as Horner furore leaves F1 champions in flux”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.