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The off-track dramas that added spice to F1 2022

Who thought that once the fallout from Abu Dhabi 2021 was out of the way F1 could just get on with racing? That proved a forlorn hope, as once again political drama abounded in 2022. Here's how the year's biggest controversies played out

"The higher you rise, the sharper the knives. The quickest way to become unpopular in this paddock is to win consistently."

Christian Horner is no stranger to Formula 1's political jousting. During his 17-year stint as Red Bull's team principal, he has outlasted and often outfoxed his competitors. But even he conceded that 2022 had proven to be one of the toughest seasons yet off-track through the various political battles.

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