Christian Horner set to continue his legacy as Red Bull team principal


Christian Horner set to continue his legacy as Red Bull team principal

Christian Horner

Christian Horner the current RedBull team principal is going to continue as the team Principal at least until 2026. This news has recently broken out and his new deal with Redbull has made it official that the Christian Horner era at Red Bull is set to continue.

In a recent interview, with Max and RedBull team adviser Helmut Marko it was stated in motorsport.com that Christian Horner has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the energy drink outfit till 2026. He has signed a contract extension even before Max Verstappen.

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Christian Horner and Helmut Marko partnership

Christian and Helmut
Christian and Helmut

The RedBull team adviser has said that Christian and himself have made a strong partnership at RedBull that works really well for the team and further said that they are looking for stability in the higher positions within the team.

He stated that “Christian is the Team Principal, he is in the public eye, and I am more in the background.” He believes that they are good at coordinating the whole team well and each member of the team is well aware of the direction they want to lead the team forward into.

The RedBull team hierarchy wants continuity so that when the new regulations kick in they can have a solid base from where they can look to build the team even better and stronger than the 2021 Formula1 team.

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Max Verstappen’s contract situation

Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen

The RedBull team has done the business with their team principal Christian Horner, they now would be looking at Max Verstappen’s contract situation as his current contract is set to expire at the end of the 2023 season.

Max has recently said that he wants to stay at RedBull for the next 10-15 years and it is going to be interesting to see what the hierarchy at RedBull thinks of the situation. During the interview, Max was asked to give his opinion regarding Lewis Hamilton’s contract situation, he said that he doesn’t care about what happens on the other side.

One thing is very clear that Max wants to continue with RedBull and the way things are going he is sure to get a contract extension unless something dramatic happens that may lead to him not getting a contract extension. Otherwise, at the moment everything is good as far as Max is concerned.

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