/ 21 March 2024

Get your backside trackside

Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix is zooming into action today, and as the world’s best F1 drivers fly into Melbourne, many fans are more concerned about the action in the pits… Red Bull Racing is in crisis as team leader Christian Horner – aka Mr Ginger Spice – is under pressure to quit over allegations he harassed a female colleague. It’s been brewing for a while and an investigation found he did no wrong and saw the woman suspended for lying – and that led to the leak of dozens of racy text messages. Now, Red Bull’s main driver – 3-time world champion Max Verstappen – has threatened to quit the team if veteran advisor Helmut Marko (aka the man rumoured to be the leaker) is forced out… Reports say the team’s Thai owners aren’t happy and have dispatched a ‘Thai spy’ to check up on everyone. And we thought Drive to Survive made motorsport look exciting… 

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