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Adrian Newey exclusive: F1's top designer on his amazing career

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Following the release of his memoirs called 'How to build a car', Sky F1's Natalie Pinkham sits down with Red Bull's Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey to reflect on his extraordinary 40-year career in motorsport

He has long been considered F1's greatest mind and Adrian Newey has now opened up about the highs and lows of his phenomenal four-decade motorsport career in this Sky F1 exclusive.

In a 40-minute interview with Natalie Pinkham, the designer behind a record 10 Constructors' Championship-winning cars touches on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Being expelled from school and then being fired from one of his first F1 jobs
  • His first championship successes in the 1990s and working for Frank Williams and Patrick Head
  • Ayrton Senna's death in a Williams at Imola 1994, the aftermath, and the sense of "waste"
  • Life under Ron Dennis and his former McLaren boss' stunned reaction to him painting his office
  • How and why he left McLaren for Red Bull
  • And why he has since turned down Ferrari
  • The best drivers he has worked with - and the three champions he wishes he had
  • The future of F1

It's an absorbing watch with one of F1's greatest-ever figures - just hit play on the video above to do so!

Adrian Newey's book, How To Build A Car, is now available.

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