A vision for change in Formula 1

A vision for change in Formula 1

Debates about F1's future are too often broken down into soundbites. DIETER RENCKEN sits down with Red Bull team boss Christian Horner to hear his sometimes-radical ideas in full

Like him or leave him - and this writer readily admits to having done both over the years - there is absolutely no doubt that, Christian Horner, Red Bull Racing's team principal, deserves enormous respect for the eight titles (and half a century of grand prix victories) the 41-year-old has delivered on behalf of the lifestyle drinks company and its enigmatic Austrian owner, Dietrich Mateschitz.

Horner epitomises the new wave of team bosses who do not actually own a team as the likes of Colin Chapman (Lotus), Ken Tyrrell and Enzo Ferrari did, but manage Formula 1 operations on behalf of owners with bigger commercial fish to fry.

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