Adrian Newey reveals what would make him quit Red Bull

Red Bull have won 13 titles courtesy of Adrian Newey's car designs.

Red Bull’s chief technical officer Adrian Newey has revealed that he’ll remain with the Austrians for as long as he’s making a positive contribution to the team, something he certainly still is.

Newey is arguably the greatest F1 car designer of all-time, with a lot of Red Bull’s current dominance being thanks to him.

The Milton Keynes-based team’s 2023 challenger – the RB19 – is perhaps the greatest of the lot, something which is backed by the records its broken mostly thanks to three-time World Champion Max Verstappen.

Newey has mastered the current aerodynamic regulations, which has given Red Bull the huge advantage they currently boast.

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With two races still remaining this year, Red Bull have already won 19 times, 17 of which have come courtesy of Verstappen.

Only Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz has been able to defeat the Austrians, who claimed a second consecutive Constructors’ Championship back at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Red Bull are the favourites to win the final two rounds, which would just further cement the RB19’s place in F1 history.

As long as Newey remains with Red Bull, it’d be safe to assume that their dominance will continue.

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Newey certainly has no plans on retiring or leaving Red Bull just yet, with that day only to come when he feels like he’s no longer a key cog in the Austrian machine.

“I think when I was in my early 50s, I thought that by 60 I would go lie on a beach,” Newey told The Telegraph. “But the reality is I’d get bored. I know I would. I remember Mario Andretti, for whom I race-engineered when he was 47 and still so competitive.

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“Later on he started having some accidents and it was clear his competitiveness was decreasing. I bumped into him a few years later and he said ‘Look I know I’m not as sharp as I used to be. But as long as people are silly enough to give me a drive, I’ll keep driving until I stop enjoying it.’ I think that’s a good way of looking at things.

“If I feel in myself and or if other people say to me ‘Look, your contribution isn’t useful anymore’ then I’ve got to take that on board because the last thing I want to do is to let the team down.

“But as long as I feel I’m able to contribute… hopefully I’m still contributing now.”