Adrian Newey articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Newey concerned about “overly manufactured” F1 14th January 2011, 13:03

Adrian Newey fears adjustable rear wings could make passing too easy.

Adrian Newey on the Red Bull X2010 12th January 2011, 11:50

Adrian Newey gives an insight into his ‘F1 car without rules’ in this video.

Vettel reflects on his title-winning season 19th November 2010, 8:15

Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and Christian Horner reflect on their 2010 championship in these videos.

Adrian Newey hospitalised in crash 8th August 2010, 14:11

Adrian Newey has been taken to hospital for precautionary checks following a crash at Snetterton

Newey given RB5 at Goodwood 2nd July 2010, 16:55

Red Bull star designer Adrian Newey has been given one of the team’s 2009 cars. He was presented with the RB5 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed today. He drove the car up the hill today and will drive it again tomorrow. He joined Red Bull in 2006. The RB5 scored the team’s first F1 […]

Adrian Newey says banning double diffusers won’t help overtaking 15th January 2010, 13:16

Red Bull designer and top F1 aerodynamicist Adrian Newey believes the proposed ban on double diffusers in 2011 won’t make it easier for F1 cars to overtake. Speaking at the Watkins Lecture at Autosport International he said: I don’t think [double diffusers] affected the overtaking. It gave us more downforce and made the cars about […]

Newey: Red Bull blocked from Mercedes deal

Adrian Newey claims Red Bull evaluated a switch to Mercedes power for 2010 but were prevented from using the engines by rival teams. The designer claimed Mercedes users McLaren and Brawn blocked a Red Bull-Mercedes deal. Speaking at the Motorsport Safety Fund’s Watkins Lecture at Autosport International, Newey said the team considered the switch because […]

Michael Schumacher vs Adrian Newey, 1991-2008 (F1 in numbers) 8th March 2009, 10:27

Michael Schumacher?s biggest rival was not a driver but a designer: Adrian Newey. So said K last week in the comments on an article about which driver won the most races. Journeyer suggested a graph showing how the seven-times world champion compared with the man who designed title-winners for McLaren and Williams.

F1 07 review: McLaren 20th November 2007, 7:00

They were thrown out of the 2007 constructors’ championship, fined $100m, and face life at the poor end of the garages in 2008. They signed a double world champion and the sport’s most exciting rookie for years, and the pair fell out horribly. Both missed out on the drivers’ championship by a single point. Their […]

F1 07 review: Red Bull 9th November 2007, 9:00

After a shaky start to the season, Red Bull finally came good towards the end of the year. The team?s first chassis produced with the input of design wizard Adrian Newey proved troublesome at first. But once the outfit got its myriad reliability problems under control it became a regular top ten contender.