Jos Verstappen Worries Red Bull May Collapse: Urges Change

Jos Verstappen warns that Red Bull Racing could fall apart under Christian Horner’s leadership due to rising tensions, despite Horner being cleared of transgressive behavior, amidst allegations and internal conflicts highlighted by a contentious interaction between Verstappen and Horner.

Highlights

‣ Jos Verstappen warns that Red Bull Racing could fall apart if Christian Horner remains as team principal, citing untenable tension within the team.

‣ An independent investigation cleared Horner of transgressive behavior, but the release of an anonymous email with unverified screenshots of conversations has stirred controversy.

‣ The situation between Jos Verstappen and Christian Horner escalated to a public argument at the Bahrain International Circuit, highlighting the deep rifts within the team.

‣ Despite the turmoil, Horner’s wife, Geri Halliwell Horner, showed public support for her husband during the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend.


Jos Verstappen’s got a warning. He reckons Red Bull Racing might just crumble if Christian Horner sticks around as the boss. Max Verstappen‘s dad, y’know, the guy with three F1 championships under his belt, senses some serious tension brewing in the team. He’s pretty convinced things can’t keep going this way.

So, Horner? He got a clean chit from Red Bull after they poked around some allegations of him stepping over the line. But, oh boy, the very next day, an anonymous email made the rounds. This email, right, it was sent to a bunch of journalists and F1 know-it-alls. Packed inside was a link. A link to what seemed like chats between Horner and a Red Bull employee. But here’s the kicker – no one can say for sure if those chats are legit.

### Jos Verstappen feels tension at Red Bull
Jos is feeling the heat. He told Mail Sport that the drama’s dialed up the tension so high, it’s practically unbearable. “There is tension here while he remains in position,” he said. He’s worried the team’s on the brink of falling apart. “It can’t go on the way it is. It will explode.” And he thinks Horner’s playing the victim card, even though he’s at the heart of the mess.

Mail Sport’s got the scoop that Jos and Horner had a fiery exchange. This went down in the Bahrain International Circuit paddock, right after the Friday night qualifying. Jos stormed off but came back later to shake hands with Horner. Drama, much?

Meanwhile, Horner’s better half, Geri Halliwell Horner, yeah, the Spice Girl, was all support. During the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, they were inseparable. Walking into the paddock, hand in hand, not leaving each other’s side. Quite the picture, eh?

Albert Ramirez
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