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I ve spent this weekend thoroughly engrossed in this account of the infamous Adrian Newey s life with cars It spans from his earliest childhood memories to his current Formula One career with Redbull Racing Redbull Advanced Technologies charting both personal and professional insights with his likeable firm but fair styleAs a Formula One fan since childhood I was delighted to Haven: A Graphic Novel receive aeview copy from the publisher to be able to compare to the many F1 autobiographies and history books I ve ead across the Years I Have To I have to this is one of my personal favourites as Newey is such an innovator of the sport and has such breadth and history amongst the pivotal teams in the sport that it is packed with detail and such a uniue insight From the early days of Fittipaldi the internal politics at Williams Senna s tragic Imola crash the egulation changes in the sport over the years highs and lows at McLaren and the evolution of Redbull Racing the story of Newey s career is told in a clever concept that charts the chapters by each one of his historic car design concepts from the March 83G to the RB8 and formats them as a The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction race track his early years are On the Grid then his career moves are each divided in to turns as a track is designed This concept is inspired helpful as a historical guide across modern F1 history and good for uickeference if you prefer to dip in and out of the bookThis book would make an ideal purchase for anyone with a love of motorsport but also any interested in engineeringaerodynamic concepts or design The illustrations provided for each car are just. 'Adrian has a uniue gift for understanding drivers and My Honorable Brother: A Thriller racing cars He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun An immensely likeable man' Damon HillThe world’s foremost designer in Formula One Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain’s greatest engineers and this is his fascinating powerful memoirHow to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian’s unrivalled 35 year career in Formula One through the prism of the cars he has designed the drivers he has worked alongside and theaces in which he’s been involvedA tru. Fantastic and provide such detail about key features specifically egulation change innovations There is a lot of technical terminology used but most important concepts are explained within each discussion and there is a handy glossary at the back if anything needs further explanationThere is so much to love about this book and I have been aving about it to is so much to love about this book and I have been aving about it to fellow F1 fans I found it provided some important opinion on a I have been aving about it to fellow F1 fans I found it provided some important opinion on a of key issues within the sport that have been talked about over the years diffusers KERS team fallouts to hear Newey s opinion and take on such matters as he s not typically one of the outspoken people within the sport was very interesting and amongst other autobiographies such as Mark Webber s Aussie Grit etc you see a broad picture of what was often left unexplained or given a media spin at the time I found it fascinating how despite being such an innovator of modern car technology Newey prefers old school drawing by hand to any technical computerised drawings having an old drawing board that has literally followed him from each ole It is telling how Newey seems discontent with the current state of the sport a feeling echoed by many fans and perhaps clearly indicates the divide of direction that has crept up over the past decade He s definitely
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genuisWe probably t be pals Fantastic book Great insight into the life and career of one of the top F1 designers the technical drawings of parts of each of his cars is a brilliant addition The Racer s EdgeHow to Build a Car by Adrian NeweyHarper Collins Publishers 2017Review With E engineering genius even in adolescence Adrian’s thoughts naturally emerged in shape and form – he began sketching his own car designs at the age of 12 and took a welding course in his school summer holidays From his early career in IndyCar acing and on to his unparalleled success in Formula One we learn in comprehensive engaging and highly entertaining detail how a car actually works Adrian has designed for the likes of Mario Andretti Nigel Mansell Alain Prost Damon Hill David Coulthard Mika Hakkinen Mark Webber and Sebastian. ,
Ll the hoopla surrounding F1 acing IN PRINT VISUAL AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA print visual and interactive media to mention official websites guides statistics props and paraphernalia what do you need to know about this hyper competitive sportPlenty it would seem eading the autobiography of F1 veteran chassis designer Adrian Newey OBE In a career spanning 35 years he has been making the cars go faster winning 10 F1 constructors titles and helping some of the driving legends like Damon Hill Mika Hakkinen and Sebastian Vettel win over 150 Grands Prix aces 27 countries Newey provides a 150 Grands Prix aces in 27 Newey provides a stop view of the aces paddock personalities and their power plays uirks and gamesmanship as well as insights into the organisation of the sportBorn in 1958 in the British Midlands the cradle of the sport with a ich automobile tradition such as factories producing the iconic Morris Marina Austin Allegro and Norton Commando Fort Dunlop and Pirelli Burton tires Newey was always attracted to the circuit After lacklustre schooling he obtained an aeronautics and astronautics degree from Southampton University in 1980 His final year project was ground effect aerodynamics as applied to a sportscar the subject of his passion and something he could show t The first half is informative and entertaining I had no idea how much American motorsports was influenced by today s de facto automotive engineer aerodynamicist The back half was less informative for those that have followed F1 for the past couple decades Reminiscent and Einatmen, Ausatmen repetitive but an enjoyableead Great insight to some of motorsports happiest and saddest moments. Vettel always with a shark like purity of purpose to make the car go faster And while his career has been marked by unbelievable triumphs there have also been deep tragedies; most notably Ayrton Senna’s death during his time at Williams in 1994Beautifully illustrated with never before seen drawings How to Build a Car encapsulates through Adrian’s emarkable life story precisely what makes Formula One so thrilling – its potential for the total synchronicity of man and machine the perfect combination of style efficiency and spe.