Leading Red Bull back from the brink

Leading Red Bull back from the brink

2015 was a difficult year for Red Bull and Christian Horner, both on and off the track. In an exclusive interview with sister publication F1 Racing, he explains how close the team came to leaving F1 and what the future holds

A dust-up with security at one of Abu Dhabi's swishest hotels. "No pictures!" says the heavy, who's just clocked photographer Glenn Dunbar's lights-and-tripod set-up, carefully arranged to create the images you see on this page.

Our man (dark shades, dark suit, no smile) is clearly not biddable, so we use that old Formula 1 trick: a flash of the hard card and the off-loading of a few 'name-drop' bombs. "This shoot is with a Formula 1 team boss - Christian Horner. You know, he's in charge of Red Bull. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix? Formula 1? Bernie Ecclestone?"

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