Red Bull REFUSE to make investigation report on Christian Horner public despite clearing him of all allegations of misconduct

Christian Horner, who was previously under investigation for misconduct towards a female Red Bull employee, has been exonerated and his team has refused to release their report on him.


Red Bull REFUSE to make investigation report on Christian Horner public despite clearing him of all allegations of misconduct

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner (via IMAGO)

While it seemed like all the Formula 1 fans were counting days until Red Bull showed their Team Boss Christian Horner the door, a shocking announcement has rocked the F1 world. After weeks of deliberation on the matter regarding allegations against Horner, the verdict is finally in and the 50-year-old has been exonerated from all grievances. This might come as a surprise to most people since it was earlier reported that there are about 100 pieces of evidence incriminating Horner that were collected by a private investigator.

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Christian Horner has been at the topmost position at Red Bull’s F1 operations since 2005. During his tenure, he has seen the rise of two great talents–Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen. Even now, it is under Horner’s leadership that Red Bull captured the highest position in the Constructors’ World Championship in 2022 and 2023 after a long period of dominance by Mercedes. But all of Horner’s achievements were at risk of falling apart when a female Red Bull employee reportedly complained against him for sending explicit messages to her.

Red Bull were prompt to place Horner under investigation by an external investigator. The weeks following the announcement of the probe saw several news outlets post several updates that even claimed Horner was at risk of losing his job if the allegations were proven as true. But now, Red Bull have exonerated him and released a statement too.

The independent investigation into the allegations made against Mr Horner is complete, and Red Bull can confirm that the grievance has been dismissed.

Red Bull have claimed, via their statement. (H/T: @FirstSportzF1)

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Red Bull wish to keep the investigation report on Christian Horner private to protect the interest of the involved parties

Throughout the ordeal of investigation ever since Red Bull announced their action against Christian Horner, it has been reported that the team wishes to conduct their operations with full transparency. However, as Red Bull have released a shocking announcement now claiming their Team Principal is not going to be held accountable for any of the allegations made against him, they have refused to be fully transparent about their decision. This is because they have said the team will not release the investigation report on this matter as it holds ‘private information’.

Christian Horner
Christian Horner (Via: IMAGO)
The investigation report is confidential and contains the private information of the parties and third parties who assisted in the investigation, and therefore we will not be commenting further out of respect for all concerned.
Red Bull have said, as reported on X (H/T: @FirstSportzF1)

In other news, Max Verstappen was recently asked about his opinions on whether the ongoing investigations into his Team Boss Christian Horner were a distraction for him. The Dutchman, however, claimed the opposite as he said they have no effect on him as he is not preparing to go for his fourth World Championship title after getting the hattrick last year.

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