Christian Horner’s Accuser Files Formal Complaint with FIA Amidst Ongoing Controversy

Christian Horner’s Accuser Files Formal Complaint with FIA Amidst Ongoing Controversy

Christian Horner – In a dramatic turn of events, the female employee who accused Red Bull Formula One boss Christian Horner of inappropriate behavior has lodged a formal complaint against him with the sport’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). This development comes after Red Bull’s internal investigation earlier this month dismissed the allegations made by the employee.

The accuser, who has been suspended from her job at Red Bull’s headquarters in Milton Keynes, reportedly filed a grievance with the FIA and its ethics committee, as first reported by The Sun. This marks the third complaint made to the FIA regarding Horner’s conduct since the beginning of February, raising significant concerns within the Formula One community.

It remains uncertain whether the FIA will launch its own investigation into the matter. However, the organization’s president, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, held a private meeting with Horner during the Bahrain Grand Prix last month, indicating the seriousness of the allegations and their potential impact on the sport.

Christian Horner, a former driver turned team principal, has expressed his desire to move past the scandal, with his wife, Geri Halliwell of Spice Girls fame, standing by his side throughout the controversy. Despite Horner’s attempts to put the issue behind him, the accuser is appealing Red Bull’s decision to clear him of any wrongdoing.

The accuser’s appeal is reportedly fueled by a lack of transparency in the investigative process. Both she and Horner claim they have not been provided access to the complete dossier containing evidence and findings from the internal investigation. This lack of clarity has left the accuser feeling disillusioned with Red Bull’s handling of the situation.

In a statement to the media, a source close to the accuser revealed her disappointment with the company’s response, stating that she followed the proper procedures and raised her concerns privately. Despite her efforts to address the issue internally, she has been met with suspension and a perceived lack of support from her employer.

The controversy surrounding Christian Horner and the allegations against him has cast a shadow over the Red Bull Racing team and the Formula One community as a whole. As the situation continues to unfold, all eyes will be on the FIA’s response and any further developments in this ongoing saga.

This article originally appeared in The Sun and was reproduced with permission.