Christian Horner says that suggestions he may be considering leaving Red Bull Racing are 'total rubbish', vowing his commitment to bring the team back to competitiveness.

Horner has helmed the Red Bull Racing outfit since its F1 debut in 2005 and has been instrumental in its run of title success between 2010 and 2013, but a change of regulations ahead of 2014 have seen the team struggle to match Mercedes and, more recently, Ferrari.

However, though rumours continue to swirl as to whether Red Bull will continue to invest in F1 following Dietrich Mateschitz's comments that he is 'losing motivation', Horner has flatly denied he personally will be seeking an alternative in the meantime.

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"Unfortunately in Formula One there are always rumours, and this is total rubbish. I'm fully committed to Red Bull and I love what I do. We're working hard and my focus is trying to get the Team back to where we were 18 months ago, that is where my focus is.

Regarding those Mateschitz comments, which came ahead of Red Bull's home race in Austria, though Horner will not go as far as 'rubbishing' them his strong words, he says the plan remains to stay in the sport.

"The situation is quite clear, Dietrich Mateschitz made some comments over the weekend and it's exactly how he feels. He is frustrated and he is frustrated with the show.

"He is a fan as well and as a fan he has put a huge amount of investment into the sport over the last few years and he wants to see the sport go back to its glory days and see it have the same appeal and attraction that Formula One has previously enjoyed.

"We're working hard to try and help change things and from a team point of view, we want to be in a position where we can be competitive. At the moment we're in a difficult position and hopefully we can turn that around.

"The intention is to be here and to sort out the issues in the sport and our own