Tech Notes: Inside Red Bull's title defender

Tech Notes: Inside Red Bull's title defender

It was the last car to hit the track at Jerez, but Red Bull's RB8 is still the F1 machine everyone is looking at. Craig Scarborough gives his views on whether Adrian Newey and his team have produced another winner

As the last of the top three teams to launch its car, there was huge expectation of what Red Bull Racing would unveil for 2012.

Since 2006, design direction at Red Bull has been led by chief technical officer Adrian Newey, and his time there can be split between the first cars and the hugely successful post-2008 machines. In 2009, after a watershed in aerodynamic rule changes, Newey's RB5 set the design standard and his cars have done so ever since.

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