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FIA Statement Addresses Red Bull’s Christian Horner Investigation

In response to the ongoing investigation into Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, the FIA has issued a statement clarifying its stance on the matter.

Key Takeaways:

  • Red Bull has initiated an independent inquiry into allegations of misconduct by team principal Christian Horner.
  • An external barrister has been engaged to ensure a thorough and impartial investigation into the matter.
  • The involvement of Red Bull’s senior executive Oliver Mintzlaff highlights the seriousness with which the team is approaching the allegations.

In the midst of the controversy surrounding Christian Horner, team principal of Red Bull Racing, due to allegations of inappropriate conduct, the FIA has made its stance clear. In a statement, the FIA said:

“In relation to the independent investigation currently being undertaken by Red Bull GMbH, the FIA reiterates that until such time as the investigation has concluded and the outcome is known, we will not be commenting further.

“The FIA remains committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity, fairness and inclusivity within the sport.”

Red Bull’s decision to launch an external investigation came after allegations surfaced regarding Horner’s conduct within the team. The independent inquiry, led by an external barrister, signifies the team’s commitment to addressing these serious allegations responsibly and transparently. Red Bull has stated:

“After being made aware of certain recent allegations, the company launched an independent investigation.

“This process, which is already underway, 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 the FIA withholds further commentary pending the investigation’s outcome, the motorsport community remains attentive to developments.

With the FIA’s statement shedding light on the ongoing investigation into Christian Horner, it’s evident that both the regulatory body and Red Bull are taking these allegations seriously, underlining the importance of integrity and transparency within the sport.

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