Horner's blueprint for F1's future

Horner's blueprint for F1's future

With so many questions around so much of Formula 1's future technical, financial and regulatory future, Dieter Rencken put Red Bull chief Christian Horner on the spot about his team's position in the centre of the rows

In last week's column reference was made to Red Bull Racing's recently-published financial results – and those of Red Bull Technology – which reflected a turnover increase of £17m (£176 million versus £159m, or 11 per cent) over the equivalent 2010 period, with the headcount growing by 20 despite the team having signed up to the sport's so-called Singapore Resource Restriction Agreement, which runs through to 2017.

The paddock being the paddock, certain parties contrived to make political capital of the situation, prompting this column to discuss the matter with Christian Horner, Red Bull Racing team principal, and the man who attested to the accuracy of the accounts as lodged with the authorities at Companies House in London. (Incidentally, copies of the accounts are available upon payment of the princely sum of £1 per set.)

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