Christian Horner has had his newest say within the storm that was prompted when he advised that Lewis Hamilton requested him in regards to the prospect of driving for Crimson Bull.
First it was Horner who spoke, then Hamilton in Abu Dhabi fully denied that he or anybody else had spoke to Crimson Bull “and I have never spoken to Horner for years, in reality there is a message on my telephone from him asking for a gathering, nevertheless it was the previous telephone, and I simply wished him luck. Nobody from my workforce, and I’ve requested everybody, has approached him,” mentioned the previous World Champion.
Horner had commented that “we have had plenty of conversations through the years about Lewis becoming a member of. We have been approached plenty of instances. Most lately, earlier this 12 months, there was an enquiry about whether or not there could be any curiosity.”
Horner says he spoke to Anthony Hamilton
And yesterday, removed from ending the matter, Christian himself has now introduced the motive force’s father, Anthony, into the equation.
The query is whether or not his father is a part of his authorized workforce, as he has not been representing him for years.
“It is common for there to be an trade. I’ve identified Anthony Hamilton for 15-16 years, so inevitably there’s typically an trade in the course of the course of the season,” Horner mentioned.
“There’s rather a lot that appears to have been learn into this. I had an trade. Anthony‘s a pleasant man. He reached out, I feel, I am unable to bear in mind, relating to round Sergio, and simply requested an enquiring and suggestive query.
“I do not know what position Anthony performs in Lewis‘ setup or administration, however he is acquired some type of relationship. I do not assume he was enquiring about himself to come back and drive.”
Verstappen, in the meantime, provides no room for hearsay or fantasy: “It does not curiosity me in any respect,” he mentioned. “I did not even find out about these tales once I was requested in the course of the press convention. However I do not care both. We do not even want to speak about it, as a result of it is simply by no means going to occur.”