Former Williams team manager Peter Windsor suspects Bernie Ecclestone may be behind the allegations against Susie and Toto Wolff, following the FIA’s statement to investigate the integrity of a team boss in F1, which is believed to be about the Wolffs.
‣ Peter Windsor, former Williams team manager, suspects Bernie Ecclestone might be behind the allegations against Susie and Toto Wolff.
‣ The FIA has announced an investigation into the integrity of a team boss in F1, believed to be related to information leaked between the Wolff couple.
‣ All nine other F1 teams have released a statement denying they reported the issue.
‣ Christian Horner, Red Bull Racing team boss, has also denied being the one who raised the alarm.
Peter Windsor, the former Williams team manager, has a hunch about who’s stirring the pot against Susie and Toto Wolff. He’s sniffing out a familiar scent in the whole debacle.
On Tuesday, the FIA dropped a bombshell. They announced their intent to probe the integrity of a team boss in F1. The whispers started almost immediately. Everyone knew the investigation was linked to the rumored information leak between the Wolff couple.
Mercedes and Susie didn’t take it lying down. They fired back with a statement expressing their outrage later that day.
But who’s really pulling the strings behind the accusations against the Wolffs? Windsor has his suspicions. “Some folks, can’t say who exactly, have been questioning if there’s a conflict of interest,” Windsor mused in a recent YouTube video.
He’s got a gut feeling that Bernie Ecclestone might be the puppet master. The story first appeared in Business F1, a magazine Ecclestone has been chummy with. Windsor isn’t certain, but it’s got that Bernie-esque vibe. “He’d probably get a kick out of it,” Windsor added.
The F1 teams? They’re not the ones stirring the pot. At least, that’s what it seemed like when all nine other teams issued a statement denying any involvement. The identity of the anonymous team boss cited by the magazine remains a mystery.
Christian Horner, often singled out as the potential instigator, made his stance clear. The Red Bull Racing team boss asserted that he wasn’t the whistleblower. Earlier in the day, rumors had suggested otherwise.
As for the possibility of a friendship between Horner and Wolff? Don’t hold your breath. The last handshake between them was in ’21.