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Christian Horner and Max Verstappen’s father have ‘heated’ exchange at Bahrain GP

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Watch: Christian Horner and Max Verstappen’s father appear to argue at Bahrain GP amid Red Bull row

Max Verstappen’s father appeared to argue with Red Bull team principal Christian Horner at the Formula 1 season opener.

Footage captured by Sky Sports at the Bahrain Grand Prix shows the pair locked in a heated debate on Saturday night (2 March).

Horner’s job has faced intense scrutiny in recent weeks following allegations against him made by a female colleague.

He has always denied the claims, but Jos Verstappen - father of the team's F1 champion Max - is worried the situation could tear the team apart.

Despite the controversy, Verstappen and Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez stormed to a one-two finish in the opening F1 race of the 2024 season.

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