A listening to right into a grievance of inappropriate behaviour made in opposition to Crimson Bull Components 1 group boss Christian Horner will happen on Friday.
Crimson Bull stated it took the allegations “extraordinarily critically” after they emerged on Monday and began an investigation.
Horner, 50, has received six constructors’ championships with Crimson Bull since changing into group principal in 2005.
Requested in regards to the allegations by Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, external, Horner stated: “I utterly deny these claims.”
Although Crimson Bull has not confirmed the character of the grievance, BBC Sport understands the claims relate to an allegation of inappropriate and controlling behaviour.
BBC Sport understands the listening to will happen within the UK.
In a press release launched on Monday, Crimson Bull stated: “After being made conscious of sure current allegations, the corporate launched an unbiased investigation.
“This course of, which is already underneath means, is being carried out by an exterior specialist barrister. The corporate takes these issues extraordinarily critically and the investigation shall be accomplished as quickly as virtually potential. It could not be applicable to remark additional right now.”
Horner has been Crimson Bull group principal since they first began on the F1 grid in 2005 and has gone on to win seven drivers’ championships and 6 constructors’ championships with the group.
That features a record-breaking 2023 season wherein the group received 21 of twenty-two races as Max Verstappen secured his third world title.
Having obtained an OBE in 2013, Briton Horner was appointed a CBE within the New Yr’s Honours listing final 12 months.
Horner, who married Spice Girl Geri Halliwell in Bedfordshire in 2015, raced competitively as a teenager however retired aged 25 and set his sights on managing an F1 group.
Crimson Bull are resulting from launch their newest automobile on 15 February earlier than the brand new season which begins in Bahrain on 2 March.