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Formula 1 has a sense of humour. This is how Christian Horner earned a visit to Mercedes-AMG F1

After the hangover with what happened at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and at the end of the 2021 season of the Formula 1 World Championship, the paddoc


After the hangover with what happened at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and at the end of the 2021 season of the Formula 1 World Championship, the paddock Not only did he need a long vacation after such a compressed schedule, but he also needed some humor to defuse the tension. that rivalry between Red Bull and Mercedes-AMG F1 that were in charge of heating up the Christian Horner, Toto Wolff or Helmut Marko whenever they had the opportunity.

This weekend, in celebration of the Anglo-Saxon media gala auto sport, a charity auction was held, among which was precisely a “Mercedes-AMG F1 Facility Tourin Brackley. It did not take long for one of the bids to go viral in the name of “Christian Horner”, the team manager Red Bull Racing, which ultimately won the auction for the equivalent of £4,000 sterling that are destined for the Grand Prix Trust.

The joke was done. The person in charge of the rival team had taken the option of strolling through the facilities of the Toto Wolff structure, recognizing in statements to RacingNews365.com that he will take with him a group of twenty people: “adrian [Newey]myself, Pierre Wache [director técnico] and probably Paul Field, our production manager…“. All of them focusing on “see how they are spending their budget limit“.

it will be curious see what they are surprised with from Mercedes to their great ‘arch enemies’ because without any doubt, the Germans will have something ingenious in store with which to respond to this demonstration of sense of humor by the men of Red Bull, all with the background of a good cause . Bulkheads, doors with the famous “No Trespassing” signs, a rush to hide those things that should not be seen… It will be very curious to see Horner walking through the facilities of the Silver Arrows.