Adrian Newey on Sebastian Vettel

Adrian Newey on Sebastian Vettel

Nobody has been more involved in Sebastian Vettel's two world championships than Adrian Newey. Edd Straw spoke to Red Bull's chief technical officer to try and find out what makes the German so good

Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell, Mario Andretti, Ayrton Senna, Bobby Rahal, Mika Hakkinen, Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve, Kimi Raikkonen.

The list of great champions with whom Adrian Newey has collaborated is almost as astonishing as the catalogue of great racing cars he's produced. The Red Bull chief technical officer's reputation looms large as a man of design, of packaging, of aerodynamics, but he recognises the driver's part in the equation. In his time, he has been a race engineer, so when it comes to judging the men behind the wheel, he knows what he is talking about.

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