Christian Horner told Toto Wolff ‘change your f***ing car’ after FIA threat

The titles of each episode have been released ahead of the release of the fifth season of Netflix docuseries 'Drive to Survive'.

Formula 1 fans should have their popcorn at the ready, with there officially being just one week until the fifth season of ‘Drive to Survive’ is released.

The Netflix docuseries tells the story of the championship from a behind-the-scenes perspective, with virtually everything being shown by the streaming platform.

Ahead of next Friday’s launch, the titles for each of the 10 episodes have been released, with some hinting that there could be some fiery episodes.

To no surprise, it appears that there is an entire episode dedicated to Mercedes’ porpoising woes, with the episode titled “Bounce back”.

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This episode will show the speculated altercation between fierce rivals Toto Wolff and Christian Horner at the Canadian Grand Prix, with it having been reported at the time that Horner questioned whether Netflix should leave the room.

In the episode, Wolff is seen saying: “I can tell you, that all of you are playing a dangerous game.

“If a car ends in the wall because it’s too stiff or it’s bottoming out, you’re in the s*** and I’m going to come after you. If you think this is a little game, you are very, very wrong.”

Horner responds in anger by adding: “Toto, if you’ve got a problem change your f***ing car.”

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Episode Seven is another which looks likely to be fascinating, with it being named “Nice Guys Finish Last”.

In this episode, axed McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo is seen talking to his former team principal from Renault Cyril Abiteboul.

Abiteboul was in charge of the Enstone-based team when Ricciardo ditched them for McLaren, with the Frenchman having said to Ricciardo under his breath whilst embracing with the Aussie, “I told you not to trust Zak [Brown].

Brown, of course, went behind Ricciardo’s back and hired Oscar Piastri for 2023 despite having not told the 33-year-old that his contract was going to be terminated, with the whole Piastri saga also set to play a heavy role in an episode.

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Red Bull’s budget cap breach will, to no surprise, have an episode based around it called “Over The Limit”.

In this episode, Horner reveals what FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem told him about the Austrians penalty for breaching the 2021 cap by $2.2 million.

“He said, “They all want your blood, they want to f*** you. You don’t have friends. I’m your only friend”. Well I don’t need friends,” states Horner.