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Red Bull boss Christian Horner seen for the first time since denying all allegations of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ towards a female colleague

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Red Bull team principal Christian Horner at Badbury Rings in Dorset

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has been seen in public for the first time since denying an accusation of “inappropriate behaviour” made against him by a female colleague.

The Spice Girl’s husband Geri Halliwell looked smiling, upbeat and comfortable and chatting to others as he was seen enjoying a day at the Badbury Rings point-to-point races in Dorset yesterday.

The pictures have emerged after a challenging baker He insisted that he will not be forced to leave Red Bull Racing and that he is the right person to lead the team in the upcoming Formula One season.

Horner, 50, strongly denied the accusation of “inappropriate behavior” made against him by a colleague and maintained that it is “absolutely normal” for the team.

Speaking at Red Bull’s car launch in Milton Keynes, he said his teammates are “tremendously” supportive and shareholders are “incredibly” supportive.

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner at Badbury Rings in Dorset

Christian was seen chatting with other people at yesterday's event.

Christian was seen chatting with other people at yesterday’s event.

The Red Bull boss was seen smiling and laughing at yesterday's event in Dorset.

The Red Bull boss was seen smiling and laughing at yesterday’s event in Dorset.

Christian appears to be taking a photo or video at the event.

Christian appears to be taking a photo or video at the event.

The 50-year-old is seen for the first time since he denied the allegation of

The 50-year-old is seen for the first time since denying the “inappropriate behaviour” allegation against him.

Red Bull boss Christian Horner and his wife Geri Halliwell at the Monaco Grand Prix last May.

Horner added that he had been “overwhelmed” by the messages of goodwill coming from the sport and also had the support of his wife, Spice Girls singer Geri Halliwell.

Talking to the BBC Radio 4’s Today program, said: “First of all, I obviously deny the allegations that have been made, but I am going through a process and I fully respect that process.” So for me everything remains the same, focused on the next season.

And of course, it’s a distraction for the team. But the team is very united, very focused on next season and has given me great support. “So we’re looking forward to the season ahead.”

When asked if he should resign during the investigation, Horner replied: “Well, no, because I deny anything, any of the allegations that have been made, so for me it is absolutely normal, focusing on next season.”

He was also asked if he maintained his leadership at Red Bull Racing and said: “Yes, absolutely.”

The photos emerged after a defiant Christian Horner insisted he will not be forced out of Red Bull Racing.

The photos emerged after a defiant Christian Horner insisted he will not be forced out of Red Bull Racing.

Yesterday he was seen enjoying a day at the point-to-point races, Badbury Rings, in Dorset.

Yesterday he was seen enjoying a day at the point-to-point races, Badbury Rings, in Dorset.

Geri and Christian Horner photographed together in October 2023

Geri and Christian Horner photographed together in October 2023

Horner currently hopes to be in Bahrain for the first round of Max Verstappen’s championship defense on March 2.

When asked if he was confident of retaining the full support of all the owners, he said: “Yes, I think we are one team.” Shareholders have been very supportive of the team, especially since the sad passing of Dietrich Mateschitz.

‘And just by looking at the campus you can see the level of investment that has been made. You know, powertrains coming in 2026, Red Bull Advanced Technologies, cars we’re designing on campus here.

“The team and group are thriving and enjoy great support from shareholders.”

Horner has been in charge of the F1 team for two decades but insisted the investigation has not forced him to consider resigning.

When asked if he was sure he was the right person to lead the team, he said: “Absolutely.” I’ve done it for 20 years and I have no doubt about it.’

Asked if he could guarantee he had never “behaved inappropriately towards a colleague”, Horner said: “I deny any allegations that have been made against me.”

Finally, when asked if he was “innocent”, Horner said: “Yes, as I say.”

Yesterday, during a separate interview, he also thanked his wife and others for their support.

Horner said: ‘I have a very supportive family, a very supportive wife. “I have felt the support within the company and from our partners, and the support within the industry has also been overwhelming.”

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