‘Adrian has a novel reward for working out drivers and racing automobiles. He’s extremely aggressive however by no means forgets to have amusing. An immensely likeable guy.’ Damon Hill
The international’s greatest clothier in Components One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one in every of Britain’s largest engineers and that is his attention-grabbing, robust memoir.
How to Construct a Car explores the tale of Adrian’s unrivalled 35-yr occupation in Components One in the course of the prism of the automobiles he has designed, the drivers he has labored along and the races by which he’s been concerned.
A real engineering genius, even in formative years Adrian’s feelings certainly emerged in shape and shape – he started sketching his personal automobile designs on the age of 12 and took a welding path in his faculty summer time vacations. From his early occupation in IndyCar racing and directly to his extraordinary luck in Components One, we be told in complete, attractive and extremely wonderful element how a automobile in truth works. Adrian has designed for the likes of Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, all the time with a shark-like purity of function: to make the auto move quicker. And at the same time as his occupation has been marked via implausible triumphs, there have additionally been deep tragedies; such a lot significantly Ayrton Senna’s dying all over his time at Williams in 1994.
Beautifully illustrated with by no means-sooner than-noticed drawings, How to Construct a Car encapsulates, thru Adrian’s exceptional existence tale, exactly what makes Components One so exciting – its attainable for the whole synchronicity of guy and device, the very best mixture of favor, potency and velocity.