How to Build a Car
An incredible, fascinating and powerful memoir of nearly forty years in Formula One from the world's foremost car designer and arguably one of Britain's greatest engineers. How to Build a Car will tell the story of Adrian Newey's unrivalled 35 year career in Formula One through the prism of the incredible cars he has designed, the drivers he worked alongside and the races he's been involved in.
Understood to be the one true engineering genius in F1, Newey's cars are the most sought after commodity in the sport. He has designed cars for the likes of Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, has won ten championship and over 150 Grand Prix. His career has been marked by unbelievable sustained success but also deep tragedy - he was at Williams when Ayrton Senna crashed and died at Imola in 1994.
Beautifully illustrated with Adrian's incredible and never-before-seen drawings of the cars, How to Build a Car will be a must for any Formula One fan and for anyone who's ever wanted to understand how a car actually works.
`The greatest Formula One designer of his - or any other - age.' Sunday Times `Newey has a legitimate claim on the title of "Britain's greatest living engineer".' Daily Telegraph `Adrian Newey has created more winners than all the super-brain computers in Formula One put together.' The Times `Creative genius... the leading Formula One designer of his generation.' Guardian `The most accomplished man in the world's most glamorous sport... The Michelangelo of motorsport.' New Yorker
Adrian Newey OBE is arguably the greatest car designer in the history of Formula One. Newey has worked in both Formula One and IndyCar racing as an immensely successful race engineer, aerodynamicist, designer and technical director. After designing championship-winning Formula One cars for Williams F1 and McLaren, Newey moved to Red Bull Racing in 2007, where he is currently Red Bull Racing's Chief Technical Officer. He has won 10 Formula One Constructors' titles (more than any other designer), helping some of the world's most famous drivers to Drivers' championship wins, including over 150 Grands Prix.