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Has Adrian Newey lost his touch?

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Has Adrian Newey lost his touch?
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Nov 19, 2018, 11:13 AM

Has Adrian Newey lost his magic at Red Bull? Did Ferrari lose or did Mercedes win in 2018? Should Formula 1 learn from road car developments? Our resident ex-F1 designer tackles those subjects and more.

Is it fair to say that Adrian Newey has lost his touch as a designer and simply packages the power unit too tightly to allow for optimum reliability in this hybrid era? It seems that it's always the Red Bull and not so much the Renault that has reliability problems.
Kevin Prendergast, via Twitter

If you are going to have your driver standing on the top step of the podium, then you need to push everything to the limit and I'm afraid I don't agree with you that Adrian has lost his touch.

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