Horner questions Wolff's 'influence' on Williams' driver decision

Toto Wolff’s demand that Red Bull release Alex Albon if he joins Williams is a “huge influence” from one team on another, says Christian Horner. Dropped by Red Bull after last year’s championship, Albon seems to be holding all the cards in the 2022 driver market. The Thai-British racer is

Horner concedes seeking further action is 'meaningless'

Lewis Hamilton has the British GP and Max Verstappen has the all-clear from the hospital, but that may not be the end of Sunday’s drama. The title protagonists clashed on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix with Verstappen shunted into the barrier as high speed. The Dutchman, battered

Christian Horner calls for fresh engine rules in 2026

Red Bull principal Christian Horner is against bringing forward the new engines, instead wanting a completely new design for 2026. The current V6 turbo-hybrid engines have been in use in Formula 1 since 2014, though they have not proven to be very popular with fans and personnel in the paddock

Horner: Next Merc-inspired TD will be for bathroom breaks

A frustrated Christian Horner has hit out at F1’s spate of Technical Directives, saying “they” are so focused on Red Bull that bathroom breaks will be the next thing governed. The “they” being Mercedes. Facing a genuine threat to their championship-winning run, Mercedes have taken the fight to the FIA,

Christian Horner hails 'most dominant' win against Mercedes | Planet F1

Christian Horner hailed Red Bull’s “most dominant” win of the season as Max Verstappen coasted to victory in the Styrian Grand Prix. Never has Red Bull’s advantage over Mercedes in 2021 been so marked as it was at the circuit they own in the Austrian hills, where Verstappen gave the

Christian Horner not impressed with Lewis Hamilton's pace theories

Christian Horner has not taken too kindly to some of Lewis Hamilton’s theories about where Red Bull’s pace has been coming from during the 2021 season. Red Bull are really taking the fight to Mercedes this year and, ahead of round eight at the Styrian Grand Prix, find themselves top

Christian Horner surprised by Mercedes’ engine strategy

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has spoken of his surprise at Mercedes changing their engines this early in the season. Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, who are both using different chassis this weekend in France, also had new engines fitted into their W12s ahead of round six at the

Christian Horner a 'windbag who just wants to be on camera' | Planet F1

F1’s flexi-wing squabbling was ramped up another notch before Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying as Toto Wolff hit back at Christian Horner. The Mercedes and Red Bull team principals are embroiled in an increasingly tense World Championship fight which still has a potential 18 more races to run. But while the

Christian Horner: Renault was only in F1 for marketing

Christian Horner says that, under their former leadership, Renault was only in Formula 1 for marketing purposes. Prior to the hybrid era, the partnership between the two produced a huge amount of success, with Red Bull – Renault winning four consecutive title doubles from 2010 to 2013. However, once the regulations

Christian Horner: Red Bull weren't ready for Max Verstappen's stop | Planet F1

Christian Horner praised Red Bull’s pit crew after the Spanish Grand Prix, even though a four-second stop for Max Verstappen fell short of their usual high standards. Rather than being annoyed at a vital tyre change that took twice their normal time, Horner said the mechanics had reacted “incredibly well”