Tag Archive: Adrian Newey

Aug 23

Red Bull won’t replace me – Newey

Adrian Newey says Red Bull will not replace him as technical director when he steps down at Christmas.

2014-06-08_1251 Frustrated with the direction of the regulations, F1′s most respected designer will begin to head Red Bull’s new advanced technologies centre in 2015 rather than work full-time on F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

‘Unlikely’ Red Bull can catch Mercedes – Horner

Boss Christian Horner has admitted it is “unlikely” Red Bull will catch up with dominant Mercedes in 2014.

2014-06-08_0831 But F1′s surprise on-form youngster Daniel Ricciardo, who entered the current summer break with a second win of the season, is more confident. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Lauda rubbishes Vettel-to-Mercedes rumour

With the summer sun baking in Budapest, ‘silly season’ has well and truly arrived in the F1 paddock.

2014-06-08_0833 The big name is Sebastian Vettel, with rumours suggesting the Red Bull driver could be on the move to Mercedes in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Newey could design Infiniti supercar – report

One of Adrian Newey’s first non-F1 technical projects could be an Infiniti supercar.

2014-06-08_1251 The sport’s highest paid and most highly rated engineer is stepping into a mere ‘advisory’ role for Red Bull, having admitted his frustration with ever-tightening technical regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Red Bull considers buying F1 supplier Renault

In the past weeks and days, the speculation has reached fever pitch.

IMG_6292 Even amid the denials, the story suggesting Red Bull is considering designing its own formula one engine will not go away. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

‘Alternatives’ to Renault do exist for Red Bull – Mateschitz

Red Bull will decide after its home Austrian grand prix this weekend if it will continue with Renault power into the future.

Daniel Ricciardo célèbre avec l'équipe Red Bull That is the claim of team owner and supremo Dietrich Mateschitz, in a wide-ranging interview with the Austrian newspaper Kleine Zeitung ahead of the first grand prix at his very own Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Ferrari made ‘absurd’ offer to Newey – Marko

“Adrian has admitted openly that he is a little tired” 

2014-06-08_1186Red Bull has directly contradicted Ferrari’s claim that the Italian team never tried to secure the services of Adrian Newey. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Newey ‘keen’ to join $130m America’s Cup bid

Famous British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie has admitted Adrian Newey could play a key role in his America’s Cup yachting project.

2014-06-08_1256 Newey, the highest paid and most highly regarded engineer in formula one, is already making headlines after it emerged he is stepping back at Red Bull in order to get involved in other technology projects. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Mercedes’ Cowell also said no to Ferrari – report

Ferrari is paying a dear price for its geographical location, according to Flavio Briatore.

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Bob Bell - Andy Cowell 01 Last month, former Benetton and Renault chief Briatore said the fabled Maranello team should consider relocating to the UK. “In my opinion, Ferrari must have a base in the UK, where all of the technology of formula one is concentrated,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Red Bull takes up option on Ricciardo contract – report

Daniel Ricciardo will definitely still be at the wheel of a Red Bull in 2015, according to Germany’s Sport Bild.

Daniel Ricciardo célèbre avec l'équipe Red Bull Correspondents Ralf Bach and Bianca Garloff claim an option on the impressive team newcomer’s contract was taken up by the world champion team in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

McLaren, Red Bull settle legal row over Fallows

A legal dispute between Red Bull and McLaren is now over.

2014-06-08_0902 Earlier, McLaren supremo Ron Dennis was threatening to take the reigning world champions to court, after he signed Dan Fallows only to find the aerodynamics chief changed his mind and returned to Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Newey ‘will design 2015 car’ then step back

Adrian Newey has clarified he is still heading up the design of next year’s Red Bull.

2014-06-08_1251 The paddock drew breath on Sunday when the team announced that the Briton, the only undisputed ‘genius’ engineer in formula one, is stepping back from the front line. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Red Bull insists Newey ‘not retiring’

Red Bull insists Adrian Newey is not retiring.

2014-06-08_1256On Sunday, off the back of reported huge-money poaching efforts by Ferrari, Mercedes and McLaren, the world champion team announced that Newey has agreed a new “multi-year” deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Rosberg a ‘big winner’ amid Mercedes troubles

Nico Rosberg was all smiles after the Canadian grand prix, despite failing to win and grappling with technical problems.

2014-06-08_1345“(Daniel) Ricciardo wins,” announced the headline at the German newspaper Die Welt, “but the big winner is Rosberg”. After six straight wins so far in 2014, ultra-dominant Mercedes struck trouble in Canada, with the energy recovery systems on both cars playing up. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Red Bull confirms new agreement with Newey (update)

Red Bull has come up with a cunning plan to keep Adrian Newey

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Adrian Newey Red Bull is pleased to confirm that it has extended its successful relationship with Adrian Newey with a new multi-year agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Red Bull sticking with Renault in 2015 – Horner

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has announced that the reigning world champions are staying with Renault power in 2015.

2014-06-05_0213In recent days, the team’s more outspoken director, Dr Helmut Marko, has suggested the forthcoming Austrian grand prix is the deadline for Renault to prove it has overcome its early-season competitive crisis.

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Jun 06

‘Up to Vettel’ to ‘go faster’ in 2014 – Newey

World champion Sebastian Vettel has been told to step on the gas by Red Bull’s technical ‘genius’ Adrian Newey.

2014-06-05_0192 German Vettel has borne the brunt of the team’s reliability troubles in 2014, but his superiority has also been genuinely challenged by Red Bull newcomer Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

McLaren eyes ‘something different’ for future

Rumours are continuing to swirl around the McLaren team.

2014-04-18 - McLaren Mercedes - SAP In Monaco, former team champion Alain Prost urged the struggling British outfit to “do something a little bit different” to return to the front of the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Ferrari not giving up on Newey – report

Ferrari has not given up on wooing Adrian Newey to Maranello.

2013-06-09_1629 That is the claim of the authoritative Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport, whose correspondent Luigi Perna outlined the latest plan to sign Red Bull’s highly-coveted technical boss. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Mercedes’ Lauda also made Newey offer – Marko

Ferrari is reportedly not the only team prepared to pay big money to lure Adrian Newey from Red Bull.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Adrian Newey In Monaco, Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci denied reports he had offered Newey dozens of millions of dollars if the highly-respected engineer moved to Maranello. Read the rest of this entry »

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