WATCH: Christian Horner Puts Up a Cheeky Picture With His Mercedes F1 Rival Toto Wolff

Published 12/05/2021, 5:03 AM EST
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

Red Bull’s Christian Horner and Mercedes’ Toto Wolff have taken shots at each other numerous times this season. Having found themselves in the middle of an intense title fight, both pushed each other to the limit.

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But, amidst the title fight, they even provide the F1 community with some banter which is adored by all. An example of this was in Jeddah for the Saudi Arbain Grand Prix, they met for the final team principal meeting with FIA boss Jean Todt. And, Horner used this opportunity to take a photo with his rival from Brackley.

Christian Horner makes the F1 community laugh, taking a photo with Toto Wolff

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Horner and Wolff are seen as each other greatest rivals. Nevertheless, there are times that they take part in banter which brings the F1 community together.

Horner wrote on Instagram, “Only a brave man would stand between me and Toto. One final Team Principals’ meeting with Jean Todt as president of the FIA after 12 years. Thank you for your leadership and service.”

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The last two races could decide the constructor’s championship

This weekend the Formula One paddock is in Jeddah for the Saudi Arabian GP. It has been a thrilling title race between Red Bull and Mercedes. Every weekend, both teams compete to gain an advantage in the championship race.

There are only two races left until the season is over. So far this season, the Wolff-led team has 546.5 points, while Horner’s team has 541.5 points. The difference between the two title contenders is only eight points, and the battle for the championship gets more exciting with each race.

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Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix – Jose Carlos Pace Circuit, Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 14, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during the race REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

With Sunday’s race just a few hours, what are your prediction for round twenty-one of this season? Will the Raging Bulls beat the Silver Arrows? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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