Clarkson Forecasts Newey’s Future: Insights & Predictions

The Formula 1 world, including Jeremy Clarkson, is speculating about Adrian Newey’s future after his gardening leave at Red Bull Racing, with options ranging from joining top teams like Aston Martin and Ferrari to possibly retiring and sailing around the world.


‣ Adrian Newey’s future after his gardening leave at Red Bull Racing is a topic of widespread speculation in the Formula 1 world, with Jeremy Clarkson discussing potential moves in his column for The Sun.

‣ Newey has had a significant impact on Formula 1, contributing to the success of teams like Williams, McLaren, and Red Bull, making him a highly sought-after designer by teams such as Aston Martin, Ferrari, and possibly a return to Williams.

‣ Clarkson highlights Newey’s historical success in designing championship-winning cars, suggesting that any team with Newey as a designer has a strong chance of winning.

‣ Speculations about Newey’s next move include joining forces with Lewis Hamilton at Ferrari or Max Verstappen at Mercedes, but there’s also the possibility he may retire from Formula 1 to focus on sailing, as he has recently started work on a new sailing boat.

What’s next for Adrian Newey after his time off from Red Bull Racing? Everyone in the Formula 1 scene is scratching their heads, trying to figure it out. Even Jeremy Clarkson threw his two cents into the mix, pondering Newey’s next move in his Sun column.

Newey’s been a cornerstone at Red Bull for ages. Yet, his magic wasn’t confined there; Williams and McLaren also tasted his success. Now, he’s got teams lining up for him. Aston Martin and Ferrari are practically drooling, and a Williams comeback? Not off the table.

**Where does Newey’s future lie?**

Clarkson’s just as intrigued as we are. “It’s a big question,” he muses. Remember the Newey-crafted cars that led Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost to glory in the early ’90s? Or how McLaren became an unstoppable force with Newey in the late ’90s? When he joined Red Bull in 2006, well, we all knew what was coming. And boy, did it happen. Newey’s designs are like a cheat code for winning.

But Clarkson’s curiosity doesn’t stop there. “So where will he go next?” he probes. Some whisper about Ferrari cozying up with Lewis Hamilton. Others speculate about a Mercedes move with Max Verstappen. Yet, Clarkson hints at an unexpected twist. Last year, Newey got his hands dirty with a new sailing boat project. At 65, might he just sail into the sunset, embracing the sea’s call in his golden years?

This piece comes to you courtesy of a brainstorm with Olly Darcy.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at With a passion for motorsports, Albert brings a unique perspective to the world of Formula One. With over five years of experience as a sports reporter, he has honed his skills in capturing the essence of the sport.

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