Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Christian Horner Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Sixty points is massive, especially when you are racing a Mercedes with another 70 horsepower.
The cap is a discussion about competitiveness, not about money. It’s about trying to bring the top teams down to a level where the midfield teams feel they can compete. The reality is that whatever the level of spend there will always be teams that run at the front and teams that run at the back.
We have a very good relationship with Renault. They treat us with absolute parity to the works team, and there is a very good collaboration between Renault engineers and Red Bull Racing engineers.
I’d rather have a driver that was like that, that had that passion and that fire in his belly and you can channel that. The sport’s crying out for more drivers like Max Verstappen.
I’m very much a people person.
It’s always dangerous quoting numbers and expectations.
F1’s ability to problem-solve is second to none and our ability to make rapid prototype parts is again second to none.
We’re very clear in the race that priority will be given to the lead car and more risk will be taken with the tail car. Sometimes that will work out, sometimes it won’t, but it’s very clear going into the event that those are the rules of engagement.
Our target is to compete with Ferrari and Mercedes.
The prospect of being able to run a race behind closed doors is absolutely feasible.
You can window-dress and promote a movie as much as you like but if the movie hasn’t got substance and isn’t an exciting movie, people won’t watch it.
The main reason for our achievements is teamwork. It’s quite simply the group of people that are here at Red Bull Racing and Red Bull Technology working as one unit.
I did a deal with my parents to take a year out before university at the end of 1992 to try and forge a career in motor sport. I still haven’t gone. I left school at 18 and that was it.
When you don’t experience something for a long time you realize how much you love it and how much you miss it.
Mercedes and Ferrari fear Red Bull more than any other team because they know the potency and capability that we have.
The great thing about Daniel Ricciardo is you can’t not like him, he’s got a big smile, he loves what he does, he’s a great personality.
When you’re at the top you’re always going to be shot at.
I never struggle for motivation, that’s for sure. Motivation is something that burns within.
Race drivers are fiercely competitive animals, and there is often a conflict between what is right for the team and what is right for the individual.
Sport can change so quickly where confidence is such a big factor.
I would hate to see the championship decided on grid penalties.
We’re in a good position with the Red Bull juniors. When I look around at what other schemes there are, Red Bull has invested a huge amount in youth and should be commended for giving these guys the opportunity that might otherwise have gone missing.
I have total admiration for the Renault guys in the garage that are working their socks off, week in, week out.
Red Bull is an energy drinks company operating a team in F1, of course it doesn’t sit particularly well when you are competing against iconic brands like Ferrari and Mercedes. We are happy to be perceived as a bit of a maverick.
The number one driver in this team is the one who is ahead on the track, the rule is simple.
F1 is a very strong business and it’s got enormous heritage.
As far as I’m concerned, I enjoy what I do, I enjoy the competition, working with a group of people to get the best out of them.
I would put my money on both my drivers to win if it came down a streetfight.
Sport is escapism. Sport is a release.
I’ve always felt that age is just a number – it’s not how old or how young you are, it’s how you conduct yourself.
Just taking the front wing and saying that will make racing better, it’s quite a naive and ultimately expensive approach.
It is unnatural for drivers and team members to be sitting on their hands when we would usually be racing.
I was always fascinated by speed… My father was always an enthusiast and once I found a passion in racing, I had something in common with him, so from my childhood onwards we spent a lot of time going to karting tracks and racing in the various categories.
What we expect from our drivers, as team mates, is that they show respect for each other and allow one another enough room on the race track.
We want to run at the front, we want to be competitive and, in order to be competitive, we have to have a sensible power unit.
Formula 1 need to have a good look at itself. As a show, I think we need to put on a better show for the fans.
When I started there was Frank Williams, Flavio Briatore, Ron Dennis, Eddie Jordan and Peter Sauber round the table. These were entrepreneurial team owners, mavericks in some respects.
The roll out of a new car is always filled with great anticipation; it’s almost like going back to school for a new school year.
We’ve always said that it doesn’t say ‘Daniel Ricciardo Racing’ or ‘Max Verstappen Racing’ – it says Red Bull Racing.
I am great believer that, if you put your mind to anything, you can achieve anything.
My focus has always been very much on what we’re doing at Red Bull. We can’t control what others do. It’s not our business.
Red Bull have always been very good at nurturing young talent – Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo are products of that – and it is important with Asian talent that people keep investing in it. There’s a massive pool of people, for sure, and the next Sebastian Vettel is out there somewhere.
We want to be a works partner. Ferrari and Mercedes have their own works teams so where would you be in the pecking order if you’re a customer?
Nobody wants to lose Ferrari. And I don’t think Ferrari can afford to lose Formula One.