British GP F1 Bosses Press Conference Schedule: Horner, Wolff & Brown to Face-off on Friday

Published 07/15/2021, 7:19 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Portuguese Grand Prix – Algarve International Circuit – Portimao, Portugal – April 30, 2021 Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner talks in the Team Principals Press Conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS


The weekend will kick off with the driver’s press conference on Thursday. And on Friday evening at 1600Hrs, the team principals will face the media. Toto Wolff, Horner, and Brown will headline the first session of the press conference.

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The second session will include Otmar Szafnauer, Jost Capito, and Marcin Budkowski.

With the doubleheader in Red Bull Ring behind us, Formula One will now move to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix. It is an exciting weekend for everyone, as F1 is introducing a new format to spice up the racing.

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Wolff, Horner, and Brown the team principals session on Friday

As reported by FIA, the three-team bosses will give their take on the penalty drama at the Austrian Grand Prix. It would be fascinating to see the dynamic between McLaren‘s Zak Brown and the top two teams as the Woking-based team outperformed the Mercs at Spielberg.

The other interesting thing to see at the press conference would be to see if Toto Wolff and Christian Horner will continue their war of words.

Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – March 26, 2021, Mercedes’ Team Principal Toto Wolff with Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS

The next session could be explosive too as Williams made ground on the rest of the field at the Red Bull Ring. Jost Capito will face the media to reflect on the progress the British team made on the grid.

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If George was on the open market, then I think a lot of teams would want to snap him up.” said the Red Bull team boss.

Formula One F1 – Monaco Grand Prix – Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco – May 19, 2021, Williams’ George Russell during a press conference ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix Pool via REUTERS/Sebastien Nogier

He continued,” He’s a great, young talent but he is under contract to Mercedes and I’m sure they have a clear plan for him. He’s going to be champing at the bit to get his chance now. I think he has served his apprenticeship and he’s obviously ready for that next step.”

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Devang Chauhan

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Devang Chauhan is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication, he has a keen eye for writing engaging and detailed articles on F1. Previously a writer for Sport Social's 'Chase Your Sport' Magazine, Devang has been a ardent follower of the sport for over a decade and has attended two editions of the Indian Grand Prix.

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