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Newey committed to Red Bull

At the Spanish Grand Prix Adrian Newey refused to rule out possible Red Bull exit, with speculation linking him with a move to Ferrari.

Red Bull Racings achievements and successes in recent years have been in part, a major part, down to chief technical officer of the Red Bull Racing Adrian Newey.

The 55-year-old British Formula One engineer, has enjoyed a successful career in motorsport, winning the Indy Car series and Indy 500 titles before a number of Formula World Championships with Williams, McLaren and Red Bull.

Overall he has been part of 80 Formula One Grand Prix victories and is considered the very best in his field.

Over the course of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend, numerous reports spread like wildfire throughout the paddock. Had he been approached by Ferrari and would he consider leaving England?

When asked by Sky Sports ahead of the race in Barcelona if he saw himself finishing his career with Red Bull Racing he said: 'I don't know. I need to think about it.

After the race in a separate interview he added: 'At some point I am going to have to think about the future,

It would seem he thought about it over the past couple of weeks and is now set to stay with Red Bull Racing.

'I remain committed to Red Bull for the foreseeable future.' he told the BBC in Monaco.

The news doesn't come as much of a surprise as Newey is known to be comfortable in England.

The benefit for a British engineer in Formula One is that switching teams doesn't often extend your commute very far, with all the teams based in the same region.

But a move to Ferrari would include considerable upheaval and a move to Italy. For that reason alone many ruled out the move.








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Date:Friday May 23 2014

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