Vital Login
Social Login

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's F1, It's Vital'

Newey holds paternal instinct for Red Bull

Red Bull's chief technical officer Adrian Newey is widely thought of as the best in business.

The 52-year-old Englishman joined Red Bull Racing from McLaren in 2006, having previously won five Formula One World Constructors Championships with Williams and one with McLaren.

He joined Red Bull at the teams infancy stage in 2005, at the end of their first season in Formula One after they had bought the team from Jaguar.

The first car he had any real influence over was the 2007 Red Bull, which went on to finish fifth in the constructors standings, after a bit of a stutter in 2008 mainly down to the cars reliability, Red Bull continued their charge to the top of Formula One in 2009 eventually going on to take second spot in the constructors championship.

But 2010 and 2011 were the real break through years for Red Bull, with Vettel taking the drivers title and Red Bull securing back-to-back constructors crowns.

Red Bull are now seen as the team to beat on the Formula One grid, overtaking the F1 stalwarts of Ferrari and McLaren, but while the media might think that Newey would consider moving on to a new challenge, the man himself has pretty much counted himself out of a move away from the team.

'I can't see myself going anywhere else, To leave for another team would be a little bit like walking out on my children.' Newey told the BBC following the launch of the latest Newey designed Red Bull.

'I've been involved in the team from very early on,' he said, 'feel very centrally involved in it, and am proud we've managed to get from the ashes of Jaguar to where we are today.

'That in itself brings a huge amount of satisfaction and there's a slightly paternal feeling of wanting that to carry on.'

'So long as I am enjoying it and people want me to work here, I'll carry on doing so.'








Join Vital F1

It's easy to join up and join in on VitalF1.com, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!

If you are already a member of Vital Football, your logins will automatically work on VitalF1.com!

The Journalist

Writer: Red5 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 8 2012

Time: 12:00PM

Your Comments

And a lovely bloke aswell. Met him last year at the Monaco GP. Just put his briefcase down, started giving autographs and chatted to everyone. Redbull are lucky to have him for so many reasons
Villaininthemerde
Good to hear Villain, certainy a genius, bet McLaren wish they'd never lost him
The Fear
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Vital F1 Articles

Audio: Post Malaysia (Wednesday April 1 2015)

All options open for Renault (Tuesday March 31 2015)

Blog: Malaysian GP Report (Monday March 30 2015)

2015 - Mal GP - Race (Sunday March 29 2015)

Blog: Sepang Qualifying (Saturday March 28 2015)

2015 - Mal GP - Qualifying (Saturday March 28 2015)

2015 - Mal GP - FP3 (Saturday March 28 2015)

2015 - Mal GP - FP2 (Friday March 27 2015)

2015 - Mal GP - FP1 (Friday March 27 2015)

Bottas to avoid surgery (Thursday March 26 2015)

Alonso clears up mystery crash (Thursday March 26 2015)

Alonso and Bottas cleared to drive (Thursday March 26 2015)

Blog: Sepang Preview (Wednesday March 25 2015)

New Hamilton deal all but agreed (Wednesday March 25 2015)

Bottas hopeful of return (Tuesday March 24 2015)

Alonso to travel to Malaysia (Monday March 23 2015)

Who will win in Malaysia? (Thursday March 19 2015)

2015 - Aus GP - Race result (Sunday March 15 2015)

Blog: Australian GP Report (Sunday March 15 2015)

Blog: Melbourne Qualifying (Saturday March 14 2015)

2015 - Aus GP - Qualifying result (Saturday March 14 2015)

2015 - Aus GP - FP3 result (Saturday March 14 2015)

Van der Garde drops Sauber dispute (Saturday March 14 2015)

Sauber boss could face prison (Friday March 13 2015)

2015 - Aus GP - FP2 result (Friday March 13 2015)

2015 - Aus GP - FP1 result (Friday March 13 2015)

Jordan to auction cars for charity (Thursday March 12 2015)

Blog: Melbourne Preview (Thursday March 12 2015)

Sauber lose van der Garde appeal (Thursday March 12 2015)

Hass will be ready for 2016 debut (Wednesday March 11 2015)

Hamilton resists Ferrari approaches (Tuesday March 10 2015)

2015 Formula One Drivers (Tuesday March 10 2015)

2014 F1 Driver Standings (Tuesday March 10 2015)

2014 F1 Constructor Standings (Tuesday March 10 2015)

Marussia cleared to race (Friday March 6 2015)

Lotus pleased with steps forward (Friday March 6 2015)

Alonso woke up in 1995 (Friday March 6 2015)

Alonso to miss out on Australia (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Chilton makes move into WEC (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Hamilton keeps Mercedes on top (Monday March 2 2015)

Williams top first day of final test (Friday February 27 2015)

Manor name first driver (Thursday February 26 2015)

Alonso released from hospital (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Alonso remains hospitalised (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Alonso airlifted to hospital (Monday February 23 2015)

Maldonado tops third day in Barcelona (Monday February 23 2015)

Red Bull on top on day two in Barcelona (Monday February 23 2015)

Maldonado tops first day in Barcelona (Friday February 20 2015)

F1 set for Qatar in 2016 (Thursday February 19 2015)

Raikkonen unfazed by uncertain future (Tuesday February 17 2015)

Alonso just wants equality at McLaren (Friday February 13 2015)

Honda plan upgrades for next test (Wednesday February 11 2015)

Force India look set to miss second test (Tuesday February 10 2015)

Marussia push on with return (Monday February 9 2015)

Force India block Marussia return (Friday February 6 2015)

Raikkonen and Ferrari on top in Jerez (Thursday February 5 2015)

Signs of progress for McLaren? (Wednesday February 4 2015)

Marussia to exit administration (Wednesday February 4 2015)

Sauber top third day (Wednesday February 4 2015)

Early struggles for McLaren Honda (Tuesday February 3 2015)

Hamilton set for contract talks (Monday February 2 2015)

Formula One teams hit the test track (Monday February 2 2015)

Bernie wants one wish (Friday January 30 2015)

Could F1 lose German Grand Prix? (Tuesday January 27 2015)

New engines attract new fans (Friday January 23 2015)

Archived Vital F1 Articles

List All Vital F1 Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Red5 1045
2. DJ 940
3. The Fear 771
4. Villaininthemerde 612
5. johnkelv 581
6. Druss_the_Legend 532
7. Push The Button 451
8. col8 334
9. The Intimidator 157
10. __villa__ 145

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Can Ferrari win again in 2015?
Yes 100%
No 0%