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Adrian Newey

Engineer

Adrian Newey Adrian Newey OBE (born 26 December 1958) is a British Formula One engineer. He is the only designer to have won Constructors Championships with three different Formula One teams. He is currently the chief technical officer of the Red Bull Racing Formula One team, having designed their championship-winning Red Bull RB6, and RB7. Newey has worked in both Formula One and IndyCar racing as a race engineer, aerodynamicist, designer and technical director and enjoyed success in both categories. Considered one of the best engineers in Formula One, Newey-inspired designs have won numerous titles and over 80 Grands Prix, dominating much of the 1990s and early-2010s. After designing championship winning Formula One cars for Williams F1 and McLaren, Newey moved to Red Bull Racing in 2006, winning the Formula One drivers and the constructors championship in 2010 and 2011. Born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom, he attended Repton public school alongside Jeremy Clarkson. Newey gained a First Class honours degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the University of Southampton in 1980. Immediately after graduation he began working in motor sport for the Fittipaldi Formula One  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1958-12-26
Place of birth
Stratford-upon-Avon
Profession
Designer, Racecar driver, Engineer

Education

Institution From To
University of Southampton

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