In an interview with Bloomberg a year ago, Christian Horner, head of Red Bull Racing and Formula One’s most enthusiastic reality TV star, described the Netflix show Drive to Survive as having turned the sport into “the Kardashians on wheels”.

This week, Marina Hyde, the Guardian columnist described by the great and sadly late Clive James as being one of the “very few writers who know that much about the fundamentally worthless [and] are capable of being funny about it”, described the current storm around Horner as “all very Keeping Up With the Carkrashians”...

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