Newey at centre of Red Bull budget cheating

Adrian Newey, one of the most successful and recognisable Formula 1 designers in history, is reportedly at the centre of the budget cap scandal. “Even if Red Bull spent 2 million more, they cannot fix the matter even by paying five times more to the FIA.”. In his leaked letter to ben Sulayem, McLaren’s Brown is the first team boss to outwardly accuse Red Bull of “cheating”. Brown proposes that Red Bull’s 2023 budget cap should be reduced, with wind tunnel and CFD time reduced by 20 percent. “Newey is one of the team’s highest paid employees and there is some debate as to whether he is a Red Bull employee or if the contract is with Adrian’s company,” the broadcaster said. “Red Bull claims that he works directly for the team, so according to the rules he is not included in the spending limit.

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