Christian Horner REFUSES to give details on Red Bull investigation saga after being cleared of all allegations

All allegations on Christian Horner were dismissed by Red Bull after a long and independent investigation.


Christian Horner REFUSES to give details on Red Bull investigation saga after being cleared of all allegations

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner (via IMAGO)

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner was under fire for weeks due to allegations of inappropriate behavior. The 50-year-old was put under an independent investigation by Red Bull GmbH. The external barrister recently submitted the report with the Austrian giant clearing him of all allegations. Now, Horner has finally commented on the verdict.

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The Briton was asked about the investigation by F1 journalist Craig Slater. during the start of the Bahrain GP weekend. Christian Horner admitted that he was glad that the entire process had finally concluded. However, the 50-year-old made it clear that he was not in a position to make any comment about the same. Horner insisted that he was focused on Red Bull’s performance at the season-opener.

I'm just pleased that the process is over, I obviously can't comment about it. Here the focus is very much on the Grand Prix and the season ahead and defend both of our titles.
Christian Horner told Sky Sports F1

The 50-year-old subtly ignored a question regarding the end of this case. Horner simply stated that the investigation was finally over after a thorough process. Slater even asked if it was correct that the entire saga became public knowledge. Christian Horner once again mentioned that he would not comment on this matter. The Briton was happy to continue his duties at Red Bull without any distractions from outside.

I can't give you any further comment. Process has been conducted and concluded... Look, again, I'm not going to be able to give any further comment on it. I'm pleased to be here in Bahrain and with the team focused on the season ahead. The team has never been stronger.

Christian Horner to continue as Red Bull Team Principal

Uncertainty loomed on Horner’s F1 career due to the investigation. Reports emerged that Red Bull even had replacements on its radar including its former F1 driver David Coulthard. However, it is clear that Christian Horner will continue as the Team Principal at Milton Keynes for the time to come.

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Christian Horner and Max Verstappen
Christian Horner and Max Verstappen (Via IMAGO)

Previously, many reckoned that the entire saga created a rift within the team. It was believed that Max Verstappen‘s father Jos Verstappen had a fallout with the 50-year-old. However, things will likely go back to the right track after this verdict. As Horner could finally lead his team without any pressure from the outside world.

Certainly, Christian Horner’s investigation was a massive cause of concern for Formula 1. The Briton has been cleared of all allegations. As such, it seems that Milton Keynes can finally shift its complete focus on its 2024 F1 campaign with the Bahrain GP weekend.

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