Video: Blast from the past as Newey drives McLaren F1 car he designed

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Legendary designer Adrian Newey gets the opportunity to drive one of the McLarens he created, from one of the fastest generations of F1 cars.


					Video: Blast from the past as Newey drives McLaren F1 car he designed

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One of the most successful F1 car designers of all time, Adrian Newey, got the opportunity to drive one of the McLarens he created.

Newey is credited with playing a key role in 10 Constructors’ Championship titles and seven Drivers’ Championships across three teams: Williams, McLaren and Red Bull.

The 63-year-old also holds a racing licence, and has become increasingly familiar with older-generation F1 cars, having taken part in demonstrations for Red Bull.

In a special video feature, Newey is interviewed by Jodie Kidd and is reunited with the Leyton House CG901 (the first F1 team he worked for) from 1990, and the McLaren MP4/19 from 2004, taking both cars for a spin.

Check out the video below!

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