Red Bull Team Principal Investigated Over Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior

February 5, 2024Ramon Jones
Formula 1

Red Bull Racing has confirmed that there is an investigation underway regarding team principal Cristian Horner and allegations of inappropriate behavior. The investigation is being carried out by an external specialist. Red Bull released the following statement

“After being made aware of certain recent allegations, the company launched an independent investigation. This process, which is already under way, 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.”

As of now Horner will remain as team principal, and continue as chief executive of Red Bull Racing, while the investigation is carried out. The source of these allegations is not yet known. Horner has denied all allegations.

The 50-year-old has been Red Bull team principal since it entered Formula 1 as a full constructor in 2005. With Red Bull he has won six constructors’ championships and seven drivers’ championships.