Christian Horner signs contract extension with Red Bull

Updated: 31 January 2013 17:37 IST

A former junior series driver, Horner got his start running the Arden International Racing team. When Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz decided to set up his own F1 team in 2005, he turned to Horner to run the operation.

Dubai:

Red Bull say they have given the Formula One team's principal Christian Horner a multiyear contract extension.

The team confirmed the extension on Thursday and follows a stellar 2012 season in which the team won its third straight constructors' title and Sebastian Vettel clinched his third consecutive championship.

A former junior series driver, Horner got his start running the Arden International Racing team. When Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz decided to set up his own F1 team in 2005, he turned to Horner to run the operation. The 39-year-old Englishman has been running the team ever since.

A spokeswoman for Red Bull, Katie Tweedle, confirmed the multiyear extension without elaborating.

Topics : Formula 1 Sebastian Vettel Michael Schumacher McLaren Red Bull Racing Giancarlo Fisichella Mark Webber Karun Chandhok Lewis Hamilton Brawn Honda Sepang International Circuit Bahrain Grand Prix
Related Articles
Michael Schumacher's Karting Circuit Set To Close
Michael Schumacher's Karting Circuit Set To Close
Valtteri Bottas Holds Off Lewis Hamilton In Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Valtteri Bottas Holds Off Lewis Hamilton In Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on Top in With Record Lap Time
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on Top in With Record Lap Time
Show Comments
Advertisement