Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer says his company is not the source of the rumors about an Adrian Newey-designed car for the English carmaker, but he supports the idea of it.
Adrian Newey is, without a doubt, the most accomplished engineer in Formula One. His cars have won over 80 grands prix and ten constructors' championships with three different teams – Williams, McLaren and Red Bull – making him the only designer in the history of F1 to have achieved such success. He even designed cars in the mid-80s that won the Indy 500 and CART championship twice apiece. In short, nobody comes close. But now he's preparing to step away from the fast-paced world of
It's been said that Red Bull is a marketing company that happens to sell energy drinks, and it's an argument that is not without merit. After all, nearly every form of motorsport (in addition to non-engine-powered sports) has some sort of sponsorship deal with the Austrian drink maker, and nowhere is that more recognizable than in Formula One.