A day after announcing that he would focus on things other than F1, Adrian Newey has revealed that the sport's new direction is behind his decision.
Ahead of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, Red Bull confirmed that although design chief Newey had signed a new multi-year contract, next season he would focus on other projects.
Explaining his decision, the Brit admitted that is basis largely on Formula One's "very restrictive" regulations.
He said: "When I was lad all I wanted to do was work in motor racing as a designer.
"I was lucky enough, when I graduated, to get into motor racing as an aerodynamicist, and I've been lucky enough to be in motor racing ever since....
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