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Dec.20 – Adrian Newey has questioned the narrative surrounding the future of Formula 1 and motoring in general.

Arguably the most famous designer in the sport’s history admits that the environment and sustainability are « big issues » that should be paid attention to.

« Formula 1 can and must play a role in that, » Newey, the chief technical officer at Red Bull, told

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Adrian Newey, the Chief Technical Officer of Red Bull Racing

« But there’s all this discussion about where the energy source should come from – electric, biofuel, synthetic fuel, hydrogen. There’s a lot of misinformation floating around on the subject, especially the electrical side.

« People are starting to realise that the carbon footprint of producing an electric vehicle is much larger than that of a petrol vehicle, » the 63-year-old added.

« The assumption that electricity from wind or solar energy is emission-free is simply not correct. »

Newey also says wind turbines require « an enormous amount of concrete » to construct, and that is « one of the biggest causes of C02 emissions ».

« These structures also contain a lot of aluminium and copper, which are also very polluting in the production phase. So it’s not zero emissions. »

As for the Formula 1 cars, the hybrid ‘power unit’ technology is extraordinarily efficient but Newey says the hefty weight of the cars offsets a lot of that.

« No one seems to be talking about the amount of energy used to keep the car moving, » he said.

And in the road car industry, Newey says it’s « illogical » that manufacturers get credit for bigger and heavier cars as long as the exhaust is less polluting.

« It’s run by the government, which is influenced by the car manufacturers, which is very similar to motorsport these days, » he insisted.

« Some changes in Formula 1 are also the result of lobbying, » Newey added. « I think we need smaller, lighter and more energy efficient cars.

« Our cars have become bigger and heavier and are not particularly aerodynamically efficient because they have a lot of drag. Unfortunately, Formula 1 has now achieved the exact opposite with these new rules.

« It is clear that for F1 and the general auto industry, bigger and heavier cars and people’s obsession with whether they run on batteries or petrol is the exact wrong direction.

« The biggest problem is the amount of energy it takes to move the damn thing, no matter where that energy comes from, » the Briton added.

« It seems that the technical rules of Formula 1 don’t acknowledge that, because of course the big car manufacturers don’t want that. At least that’s what I think. »

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