Ex-Colleague Claims Newey’s Decision Will Significantly Impact Red Bull

Adrian Newey leaving Red Bull Racing will impact the team for a long time.

The British designer helped Red Bull win six Constructors’ Championships and seven Drivers’ Championships with his amazing car designs. Since he left after the Miami Grand Prix, Red Bull hasn’t been as dominant. Mark Preston, who worked with Newey, thinks this change will greatly affect Red Bull.

Red Bull will miss the ‘special character’ of Newey

Preston and Newey worked together at McLaren in F1. In 2002, Preston became Head of Vehicle Technology Laboratories and worked on the 2003 McLaren MP4-18A with Newey, who was Technical Director.

“Adrian Newey’s decision will have a big impact on Red Bull,” said Preston to OLBG. He emphasized how unique Newey is in F1. “When you move into the unknown with rules changes Adrian is a special character when it comes to defining the future of the team he is with.”

Newey has made Red Bull one of the top teams since 2010, winning many championships before joining them too. Preston believes that wherever Newey goes next, success will follow quickly.

“It’s not a surprise that Adrian wants to explore new opportunities after leaving Red Bull,” said Preston. “He loves challenges and rule changes. As an engineer myself, I understand his focus on details, so he probably won’t stay away from F1 for long.”

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Preston also worked for Arrows Grand Prix International and Super Aguri F1. He believes that even without Newey, Red Bull can still compete at the top: “Red Bull has Max Verstappen and many talented people working hard behind the scenes to keep everything running smoothly. They know how important it is to have all pieces working well together and are looking for new talent to fill any gaps.”

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Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at F1Highlights.com. 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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