Christian Horner, following allegations of inappropriate, will be questioned by the investigator tasked with the investigation by Red Bull.
In a stunning twist of events, and as Formula 1 one was still dealing with news of Lewis Hamilton leaving Mercedes for Ferrari in 2025, following news that Andretti Cadillac’s bid was denied by Formula 1 One Management, it was revealed that Horner was under investigation for inappropriate behavior.
According to reports, Horner is accused by a female colleague of “incredibly controlling behavior”, with Red Bull, owners of Oracle Red Bull Racing launching an internal investigation and hiring a specialized barrister to do the work.
Now a report in Auto Motor und Sport claims that Horner will have a hearing session on Friday where the investigators will listen to his side of the story.
While Horner is still on the job, working as usual, even attending the F1 Commission meeting in London on Monday, keeping his job will hang on the outcome of the investigation.
The report in AMuS claims that Red Bull are pushing to conclude the investigation before February 15, the day on which Red Bull Racing are plan to reveal their 2024 F1 car the RB20, with which Max Verstappen will defend his F1 Drivers’ Title.
Red Bull would not want to have the shadow of the investigation cast over the launch event that will kick off their 2024 F1 campaign.
Editor’s note: Sky Sports News claimed Horner will meet with Red Bull Racing’s parent company, Red Bull on Friday. Reuters reported Horner will have a company hearing on Friday that will be probably held at Red Bull Racing HQ in Milton Keynes.